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CDC Director Talks with TIME for Kids

May 14, 2021

Spring is here, and summer is on the way. But the COVID-19 pandemic isn’t over yet. What can we do to get our lives back? When can we finally relax and take our masks off? Dr. Rochelle P. Walensky has…

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Educators Who Inspire

May 2, 2021

Everyone knows teachers who go above and beyond to help their students learn and grow. This year, Teacher Appreciation Week starts May 3. To celebrate, we asked TFK Kid Reporters to tell us about a teacher who inspires them. Read…

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A Guilty Verdict

April 21, 2021

On April 20, a 12-person jury in Minneapolis, Minnesota, found former police officer Derek Chauvin guilty of the murder of George Floyd. Chauvin killed Floyd during an arrest in Minneapolis on May 25, 2020. A bystander captured the event on…

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Sweet Success

April 16, 2021

North Duke Street in downtown Lancaster, Pennsylvania, smells like dessert. The scent comes from a shop that sells stroopies. These are cinnamon waffle-sandwich cookies with a caramel center. The cookies are also known as stroopwafels. Workers at the shop bake…

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The Passing of a Royal

April 16, 2021

On April 9, the United Kingdom’s royal family announced the death of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. He was 99. Philip was the husband of Queen Elizabeth II. He served as a naval officer in World War II. He…

Science

8 Questions for Ainissa Ramirez

March 11, 2021

TFK Kid Reporter Donnell Meekins talks with scientist Ainissa Ramirez about how science has shaped our world, and how it might shape the future. 1. Why did you write The Alchemy of Us, a book about inventions? As a materials…

Technology

Everyone Can Play

March 3, 2021

Clinton Lexa loves video games. But playing them hasn’t always been easy. Lexa was born with a disability. It affects a person’s hands. Lexa usually does tasks and activities, such as playing video games, left-handed. “I taught myself,” Lexa told…

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Leaders on the Rise

February 18, 2021

On February 17, TIME released it’s annual TIME100 Next list. It “highlights 100 emerging leaders who are shaping the future,” writes TIME editor in chief Edward Felsenthal. Poet Amanda Gorman, TikTok star Charli D’Amelio, and Georgia senators Jon Ossoff and…

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A Way With Words

February 12, 2021

Amanda Gorman is the country’s first National Youth Poet Laureate. 
She read her poem “The Hill We Climb” at the presidential inauguration. That was on January 20. Soon after, it was announced that she’d be reading at the Super Bowl.…

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TIME Person of the Year

December 28, 2020

Together, President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris have been named TIME’s 2020 Person of the Year. The news was announced on December 10. “TIME has always had a special connection to the presidency,” says Edward Felsenthal. He is…