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Colorful Car

January 12, 2023

Automaker BMW showed off a color-changing car at the CES tech show in Las Vegas, Nevada, on January 4. The electric vehicle can display up to 32 colors, to matc…

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Musk Buys Twitter

November 4, 2022

Elon Musk became the owner of Twitter on October 27. Musk also runs the electric carmaker Tesla and the rocket company SpaceX. He paid $44 billion for the social-media company. Many are wondering how Twitter will change. Musk has said…

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United States

Got Butter?

November 3, 2022

The United States Department of Agriculture tracks the butter supply. It’s lower than usual this year. It fell about 20% from 2021. One cause is a slowdown in milk production. Also, the cost of cow feed has gone up. Experts…

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TIME for Kids Explains Podcast

April 15, 2022

In this week's cover story interview, TFK Kid Reporter David Murtagh talks to TFK Kid Reporter Orlie Weitzman. They discuss "Books and Beyond," Weitzman's story about how independent bookstores have struggled during the pandemic, and yet have emerged from it…

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Environment

Refill, Please!

April 6, 2022

According to the World Economic Forum, only 14% of plastic packaging is collected for recycling. Most is burned, tossed into a landfill, or scattered around the natural environment. Experts say companies should do away with single-use containers. They could replace…

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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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Taking a Stand

September 15, 2021

Last year, a 9-year-old boy from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, set up a lemonade stand. He got lots of customers. “They all took a sip of lemonade and either gave a thumbs-up or said it was really good!” he told TIME for…

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