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New Horizons

February 8, 2024

Meet Liko, Roy, and their new Pokémon friends in Pokémon Horizons: The Series. Liko and Roy attend school at Indigo Academy. All is well until the Explorers, a mysterious gang of bad guys, begin pursuing Liko for her pendant. …

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World

A Volcano Erupts

January 19, 2024

A volcano on Iceland’s Reykjanes Peninsula erupted on the morning of January 14. It sent molten lava into Grindavík, a fishing town. Several houses caught fire. No deaths were reported, but many people were forced from their homes. While staying…

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Kid of the Week: Milaan Seeliger

January 18, 2024

You started Tech Angels with your brothers. Tell me about it. We help elders in nursing homes. We give them devices, so they can connect to their loved ones or play games or do anything they want. How did you…

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World

Dry Spell

January 18, 2024

A kingfisher endures dry winter weather near Kashmir, India, on January 14. The region is having a tough winter, with an unusual lack of snow.

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United States

Messi in Miami

January 18, 2024

Lionel Messi is the greatest living soccer player. He might be the best ever to have played the world’s most popular game. In 2022, he led Argentina to its first World Cup win in nearly four decades. And on July…

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Girl Power

January 16, 2024

Melinda French Gates is a businesswoman and philanthropist. She’s a cofounder of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, one of the world’s largest private charitable organizations. She’s also an author and an advocate. When I spoke with French Gates, she…

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8 Questions for Sariel Sandoval & Claire Vlases

January 16, 2024

In December, TFK Kid Reporter Ninis Twumasi presented the TIME Earth Award at an event in New York City. It was given to the 16 plaintiffs who sued Montana for violating their right to a clean environment. Before the event,…

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Science

Lunar Lander Problems

January 12, 2024

On January 8, Astrobotic Technology’s Vulcan Centaur rocket was launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida. It carried a lunar lander built for NASA by Astrobotic. This was the first U.S. lunar lander to go into space in more than 50 years.…

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United States

Wolverine Win

January 11, 2024

Michigan’s Blake Corum is tackled by Washington’s Elijah Jackson in the College Football Playoff National Championship, on January 8. Corum ran for 134 yards, s…

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Kid of the Week: Sedi Awoonor

January 11, 2024

Can you talk about your charity? It started as a family project. My parents would donate used clothing, shoes, and toys to people who were less fortunate. I started my charity when I was 5 or 6 years old. It’s…

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Environment

Sea Change

January 11, 2024

Enric Sala is standing under a replica of a right whale at the natural history museum in Washington, D.C. It’s the summer of 2023. Outside, the air is smudged with wildfire smoke drifting down from Canada. But Sala is talking…

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Science

The Business of Bees

January 11, 2024

If you enjoy learning about interesting jobs, find this article and more like it on Your Hot Job, TFK's career-focused website for kids. What does your future hold? For Asli Samanci, who has always been interested in science, a career…

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Opinion

Should Libraries Charge Late Fees?

January 10, 2024

Have you ever been fined for returning a book to the library after its due date? It might seem reasonable for libraries to charge late fees. How else would they get anyone to return their books? But the practice could…

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TFK Explains: Primaries and Caucuses

January 5, 2024

Election season begins on January 15, with Iowa’s caucuses. State caucuses and primaries are held before every presidential election. The Republican and Democratic Parties hold them to select a candidate in the general election. TFK explains the differences between primaries…

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World

Early Start

January 5, 2024

Many people celebrate the New Year by staying up late into the night. But this early riser was spotted crossing a footbridge as the sun rose on Seoul, South Kor…

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From Our Readers

January 5, 2024

We love hearing from our readers! Write to us at tfkeditors@time.com. Here’s what some of you are saying. I make stories about a family of potatoes who work together to get through rough times. My friend Leila illustrates them. People…

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Special Delivery

January 4, 2024

Jordyn Perez was about to turn 8 years old when her mom suggested a new way to celebrate her birthday. “What would you think about donating your gifts to a children’s hospital?” her mom said. At first, Jordyn wasn’t sure.…

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