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Irma's Wrath

September 20, 2017

Millions of people are recovering from Hurricane Irma. The storm slammed several Caribbean islands. It also hit the southern coast of the U.S. Irma made landfall on the island of Barbuda on September 6. Then it moved north and west. …


TFK Explains: North Korea

September 12, 2017

North Korea has been in the news lately. The country’s leader has been testing weapons. Here’s what you need to know about what’s happening. North Korea recently tested weapons. Why? North Korea has one of the world’s largest armies. The…


Mummies Revealed!

May 5, 2017

New tools help scientists look inside mummies without damaging them. If you visit the new Mummies show at the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH), in New York City, don’t miss the mummy called the Gilded Lady. Her case is…



Wild Medicine

April 14, 2017

Veterinarians in Africa are working to save gorilla species—one patient at a time. Of all the mountain gorillas that veterinarian Mike Cranfield has treated in the past 18 years, Ijabo stands out the most. When Ijabo was three days old,…



Trash to Treasure

April 14, 2017

Plastic waste has an impact on our planet. It comes from the things we produce and buy—from food containers and packaging to the soles of sneakers. Plastic piles up in landfills. When it ends up in our oceans, it is…



Gold Rush

September 9, 2016

The world’s top athletes came together in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, for the 2016 Olympics. On August 21, the 2016 Summer Olympics ended with a colorful closing ceremony in Maracanã Stadium, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The United States won…



TFK Person of the Year: Malala

January 23, 2015

TIME FOR KIDS readers vote for Malala Yousafzai as the top newsmaker of 2014. In December, we asked you to choose the most important newsmaker of 2014. More than 11,000 votes were cast in our online poll. Who beat out…


A Safe Place to Live

January 24, 2014

Seeking safety from a bloody civil war in Syria, more than 2 million people have fled the country. About 600,000 of these refugees are living in neighboring Jordan. Most of them expected to return home after a few months. But…