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TIME Person of the Year

December 30, 2021

Elon Musk has been named TIME’s 2021 Person of the Year. The news was announced on December 13. “Person of the Year is a marker of influence,” Edward Felsenthal says. He’s TIME’s editor in chief. “Few individuals have had more…

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Science

8 Questions for Sylvia Earle

December 29, 2021

Sylvia Earle is a marine biologist. She’s one of the ocean’s biggest defenders. TIME’s Aryn Baker spoke to her about protecting the seas and Earle’s dream of access to submersibles for all. 1. You’ve written several books about the ocean.…

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Community

Catching Up with 2020's Honorees

December 7, 2021

A year has passed since the first TIME Kid of the Year TV special aired on Nickelodeon. We introduced Bellen, Gitanjali, Ian, Jordan, and Tyler. Gitanjali was named the 2020 Kid of the Year. Since then, these kids have been…

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Health

TFK Sits Down with Dr. Rochelle Walensky

November 22, 2021

We’ve heard a lot about the CDC—the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in Atlanta, Georgia. It has given us news, recommendations, and updates as our understanding of COVID-19 has evolved. Last week, I had the opportunity to meet…

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Environment

The Storyteller

November 12, 2021

When Jane Goodall was 6, she was often woken by sirens. That was during World War II. 
The sirens warned that enemy planes were flying over her English town. Her sister would run to the bomb shelter. But Goodall refused.…

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Health

Dr. Janet Woodcock Talks with TIME for Kids

November 5, 2021

On October 29, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized emergency use of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children 5 to 11 years old. Kids across the U.S. are already getting their first dose. I spoke with Dr.…

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Dr. Vivek Murthy Talks with TIME for Kids

November 5, 2021

On November 3, the day after Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine was approved for kids ages 5 to 11, I had a chance to speak with the United States surgeon general, Dr. Vivek Murthy. The surgeon general oversees the U.S. Public Health…

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Media Literacy

Anchor on the Road

October 25, 2021

Lester Holt is an award-winning journalist. Since 2015, he has anchored Nightly News on NBC. In 2020, he launched a digital edition of the show for kids. That show’s guests have included Dr. Anthony Fauci and JoJo Siwa. On October…

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World

Documenting the Truth

October 14, 2021

Journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov won the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize on October 8. Ressa is from the Philippines. Muratov is from Russia. They were recognized for championing freedom of expression in countries where journalists have limited rights. Ressa…

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Health

The Kid Report: A Win for Mental Health

October 8, 2021

I think it’s so cool that Simone Biles is speaking out about her mental health. I sometimes struggle with anxiety. So it’s helpful to know that even famous people and superstrong athletes wrestle with nerves. Often, celebrities try to…

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