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A Disrupted Reopening

January 7, 2022

Last week, many students in the United States returned to school after winter break. They did so just as COVID-19 cases were reaching record levels. The surge in cases has been driven by the Omicron variant. It spreads more easily…

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Environment

Buses Go Electric

December 31, 2021

Thomas Built Buses is a company in High Point, North Carolina. Workers at its school-bus factory are thrilled about a new government law. It’s the infrastructure bill. President Joe Biden signed it into law on November 15. Among other things,…

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Environment

Big Tree

December 2, 2021

A worker studies a burned-out sequoia on November 19. The tree stands in Redwood Mountain Grove, in California’s Kings Canyon National Park. The grove was dev…

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Government

TFK Sits Down with Janet Yellen

December 1, 2021

Janet Yellen is the 78th United States secretary of the treasury. TFK Kid Reporter David Murtagh interviewed her in Washington, D.C. cBBiOqDH 1. Could you explain what the U.S. Treasury does? The Treasury department is concerned with making sure that…

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Sports

Running Strong

November 12, 2021

About 25,000 athletes took part in the New York City Marathon, on November 7. It was the race’s 50th running. For many, the day felt like a comeback. Last year’s race was canceled because of the pandemic. This year, new…

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Culture

On This Land

November 10, 2021

In September, about 50 people gathered in Everett, Washington, to break ground for a new school building. Everett sits on the homeland of the Tulalip Tribes. The school board president acknowledged this. Members of the tribes then did a land…

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Culture

The Kid Report: On This Land

November 10, 2021

The story "On This Land"—about honoring Native land—appears in this week's issue of TIME for Kids. Nathan Whittinghill attends middle school in the Mukilteo School District, in Washington State. Here, he writes about what land acknowledgement means to him and…

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Animals

Animal Rights

November 5, 2021

It’s a sunny afternoon at the Bronx Zoo, in New York City. A monorail train approaches the elephant exhibit. A child screeches in delight as an Asian elephant named Happy comes into view. Happy flaps her ears. She wraps her…

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Business

The Kid Report: Game On?

October 20, 2021

The story “Game On?”—about the impact of the pandemic on the board-game industry—appears in this week’s issue of TIME for Kids. TFK Kid Reporter Ethan played board games with his family during the pandemic. He writes about his experience below.…

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History

Honoring Soldiers

October 13, 2021

Bill Greason is proud to be a veteran of the United States military. He is 97 years old. He fought in World War II. Today, Greason lives in Birmingham, Alabama. “I loved being a Marine,” he told TIME for Kids.…

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