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Remaking Money

December 4, 2019

Imagine you’ve been saving to buy a scooter. Then you make a shocking discovery. Your brother accidentally put your envelope of money through a paper shredder! Your cash is confetti. Don’t panic. The U.S. government can replace your money. That’s…



Kids Decide

October 31, 2019

P.S. 139 is in Brooklyn, New York. It has a school garden where students grow fruits and vegetables. It also has a school cookbook filled with recipes that use those foods. And it has a technology club, a soccer club,…


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TFK Explains: The Impeachment Process

September 26, 2019

On September 24, the U.S. House of Representatives said it would start an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. What is an impeachment inquiry? If a U.S. president is suspected of committing “treason, bribery, or other high crimes and misdemeanors,”…

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Democrats Debate in Houston

September 17, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas — Ten candidates went head-to-head at the third Democratic debate. It took place on September 12 at Texas Southern University, in Houston. The debates will help decide who will be the Democratic party’s nominee in the 2020 presidential…


TFK Explains: Hong Kong Protests

September 13, 2019

It has been more than three months since protests started in Hong Kong. Here, TFK explains. Why did the protests begin? On June 9, hundreds of thousands of people joined a march. They did it to oppose a bill. The…


Water Worries

September 6, 2019

There’s a big problem with tap water in Newark, New Jersey. It contains toxic levels of lead. The lead got into the water from the city’s old, worn-down pipes. It could take more than two years and $120 million to…


Hong Kong Protests Continue

August 5, 2019

Protesters in Hong Kong gathered in large numbers on Monday. They staged demonstrations at shopping malls, at government offices, and on a major highway. In many places, the protests grew chaotic. Dozens of people were arrested. Police officers released tear…

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Democrats Take the Stage

July 29, 2019

There are 24 people running to become the Democratic nominee for president. Only one will be the party’s pick. That person will go up against President Donald Trump in the 2020 election. The next step of the competition will take…

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Puerto Rico’s Governor Resigns

July 25, 2019

The governor of Puerto Rico, Ricardo Rosselló, will resign from office on August 2. His announcement comes after two weeks of mass protests on the island. Residents have been demanding that Rosselló step down. Rosselló announced the decision in a…

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Kids Who Care

July 24, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Huck Paisley, 12, and rising pop star Rita Angel Taylor, 11, are busy kids, to say the least. When they’re not attending conferences or filming music videos, they’re fighting for what they believe in. Huck and Rita…