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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…

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The History of Memorial Day

May 27, 2022

This story was originally published on May 25, 2018. It was updated on May 27, 2022. Technically, summer doesn’t start until June 20. But many people consider Memorial Day to be the unofficial start of the season. This year, we…

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A Symbol of Peace

April 22, 2022

The Russian invasion of Ukraine continues. People all over the world have shown solidarity with Ukrainians. Displaying sunflowers is one of the ways they’ve done this. In March, President Joe Biden gave a State of the Union speech. First Lady…

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Famous Shipwreck Found

March 18, 2022

The historic remains of the ship Endurance have been found nearly 10,000 feet beneath the Weddell Sea, in Antarctica. Explorer Ernest Shackleton led the ship’s 1914 expedition. Endurance set sail from England and got stuck in Antarctic ice. It was…

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Honoring Soldiers

October 13, 2021

Bill Greason is proud to be a veteran of the United States military. He is 97 years old. He fought in World War II. Today, Greason lives in Birmingham, Alabama. “I loved being a Marine,” he told TIME for Kids.…

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The Kid Report: Honoring Soldiers

October 13, 2021

The story “Honoring Soldiers”—about the 100-year anniversary of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier—appears in this week’s issue of TIME for Kids. Matt and Nate Walters are part of a military family. They write about their experience below. Our dad…

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A Day of Remembering

August 25, 2021

The attacks that happened on September 11, 2001, have been called the worst in United States history. This year is the 20th anniversary of that terrible day. The nation will honor the nearly 3,000 people who lost their lives. The…

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The Kid Report: A Day of Remembering

August 25, 2021

The story “A Day of Remembering”—about the anniversary of the September 11, 2001, attacks on the United States—appears in this week’s issue of TIME for Kids. Below, TFK Kid Reporter Bellen Woodard shares her perspective. Bellen writes about an art…

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The Meaning of Memorial Day

May 25, 2021

This story was originally published on May 25, 2018. It was updated on May 25, 2021. Technically, summer doesn’t start until June 20. But many people consider Memorial Day to be the unofficial start of the season. This year, we…

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Science

Counting T. Rexes

April 23, 2021

More than 2 billion Tyrannosaurus rexes walked the Earth. That’s according to a new study published in the journal Science. The reptiles were not all alive at the same time. They were around for about 1 million to 4 million…

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