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Liberty Rising

October 13, 2022

A full moon appears behind the Statue of Liberty, in New York City, on October 9. Two days later, the statue’s crown reopened. It had been closed since March 20…



After the Hurricane

October 7, 2022

Rescue missions continue after Hurricane Ian. The storm hit Florida on September 28 as a Category 4 hurricane. For days afterward, water levels kept rising. Flooding prevented rivers from emptying into the sea. Deanne Criswell heads the Federal Emergency Management…



The Kid Report: Bringing Books

October 5, 2022

Some charitable groups take donations of more than just money. They may need resources directly from the community. Book drives are a way for people to come together to collect books for those in need. You can read about Emily…



The Greatest

September 22, 2022

This month, Serena Williams played what might have been her final match. It was at the 2022 U.S. Open Tennis Championships, in New York City. She has played the sport professionally for 27 years. Now, she has decided to step…

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By the Numbers

September 15, 2022

If you enjoy learning about interesting jobs, find this article and more like it on Your Hot Job, TFK's new career-focused website for kids. What does your future hold? As a kid, Gil Bransford dreamed of being a sports announcer…


The Kid Report: Filling a Need

August 25, 2022

Refrigerators stocked with free food have been popping up on street corners all over the United States. Their purpose is to help people struggling with food insecurity. You can read about these fridges in “Filling a Need,” in this week’s…



Honoring Navajo Code Talkers

August 15, 2022

Navajo code talkers joined the United States Marines during World War II. It was their job to develop a code. The code was based on their native language. Messages sent by code talkers could not be understood by the Japanese…



Happy Fourth of July!

June 29, 2022

What’s one of the most celebrated events in the United States? It’s the Fourth of July! The annual star-spangled holiday is also called Independence Day. It marks the day that the Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence, on July…



One Week Left!

June 13, 2022

The deadline for entering the TFK Kid Reporter Contest is just one week away. TFK editors will choose 10 talented students as TFK Kid Reporters for the 2022–2023 school year. Would you like to report for our magazines and website?…



Contest Countdown

June 8, 2022

There are less than two weeks left to enter the TFK Kid Reporter Contest for a chance to report for our magazines and website. TFK editors will choose 10 talented students as TFK Kid Reporters for the 2022–2023 school year.…