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Training Days

February 26, 2021

Kara Winger is the United States women’s record holder in the javelin. She used to train indoors. But after the COVID-19 pandemic hit last year, she couldn’t anymore. So Winger and her husband threaded a 30-foot cable through a metal…

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Leaders on the Rise

February 26, 2021

On February 17, TIME released it’s annual TIME100 Next list. It “highlights 100 emerging leaders who are shaping the future,” writes TIME editor in chief Edward Felsenthal. Poet Amanda Gorman, TikTok star Charli D’Amelio, and Georgia senators Jon Ossoff and…

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Dancing Lions

January 29, 2021

This time of year, you might see lions roaming the streets. They prance to the beat of a drum. They aren’t real lions: They’re dancers in colorful lion costumes. They’re celebrating a tradition that originated in China. It’s meant to…

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New COVID-19 Challenges

January 22, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic rages on. More than 90 million cases have been detected worldwide. At press time, the United States had seen about 23 million cases. Three million new cases had already been reported in 2021. In California’s Los Angeles…

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Race in the Desert

January 15, 2021

On January 4, Belgian biker Walter Roelants speeds across sand dunes in Saudi Arabia. He’s participating in the 43rd running of the Dakar Rally. It’s a world-famous off-road racing competition. Its divisions include cars, motorbikes, lightweight vehicles, and trucks. The…

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TIME Person of the Year

January 8, 2021

Together, President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris have been named TIME’s 2020 Person of the Year. The news was announced on December 10. “TIME has always had a special connection to the presidency,” says Edward Felsenthal. He is…

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Pictures of 2020

December 18, 2020

Without a doubt, 2020 has been a historic year. We have experienced a pandemic, massive wildfires, and the loss of iconic leaders. But the year has also moved people to show gratitude and stand up for what they believe in.…

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Breaking News

December 18, 2020

Olympians will soon be dancing for gold medals. On December 7, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced that breaking will be included in the 2024 Olympics. The Games will take place in Paris, France. Breaking is also known as breakdancing.…

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Historic Discovery

October 2, 2020

Archaeologists in Egypt have uncovered 27 wooden coffins that are estimated to have been buried more than 2,500 years ago. They found the coffins inside a pair of wells in an ancient burial ground. Earlier this month, Egypt’s Ministry of…

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Education Update

August 5, 2020

“The COVID-19 pandemic has led to the largest disruption of education ever,” said António Guterres on Tuesday. Guterres is secretary-general of the United Nations (U.N.). In a video message to the world, he spoke of schools closed in more than…