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Fact Check

November 4, 2016

Khadija Qanoongo, 12, says she used to believe everything she read online. Then she took a news literacy class. She learned how to determine if a website is reliable. She found out that many are not. "Now I'm very careful…



A Cool School

November 4, 2016

For most kids, a typical school day includes lessons in math, science, and English language arts. But for Callista Grant, 11, a typical day might also include instruction in American Indian drumming and dancing. She studies the Ojibwe (oh-jib-way) and Lakota languages,…


After the Storm

October 21, 2016

Millions of Americans are recovering after Hurricane Matthew lashed the southeastern coast of the United States from October 6 to 8. The storm brought powerful winds and heavy rains to Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Virginia. On October…

Young Game Changers

For the Love of Lego

October 21, 2016

Matthew Shifrin got his first tub of Lego blocks when he was 5. "I've been in love with Legos ever since," he says. Shifrin is blind. Now 18, he has spent years trying to make Legos easier for blind kids…


Picking a President

September 16, 2016

On November 8, Americans will elect the next president of the United States. Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are the main candidates for the job. In 2008, Barack Obama was elected president. He took office in January 2009. He is…



Powerful Pitches

April 29, 2016

For much of baseball's history, pitchers rarely threw a ball 100 miles per hour (m.p.h.). But over the past 10 years, more pitchers have been coming closer to 100 than ever before. Among pitchers who threw at least 40 innings…


Remembering the March

February 19, 2016

TIME for Kids looks back at the 1963 March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech. On August 28, 1963, people from all over the country poured into Washington, D.C. Many held signs: “We March…


The Drive to Succeed

February 28, 2014

It was an important victory. On October 26, 2013, Darrell Wallace Jr., 20, was the first to cross the finish line in NASCAR's Camping World Truck Series Kroger 200, at Martinsville Speedway, in Virginia. The win made Wallace the second…


Kids to the Rescue

September 23, 2005

People across the country rushed to help the victims of Hurricane Katrina. Aid groups have received more than $867 million in donations. Kids are among the biggest helpers. Third graders in Tennessee donated food and supplies. A California boy had…