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Going Electric

May 16, 2022

New Zealand’s government has a new plan. It was announced on May 16. The goal is to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions. The government will pay New Zealanders to switch from gas-powered cars to hybrid or electric cars. This is part of…

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TFK Press Club

What Do You Notice?

May 13, 2022

A big part of being a journalist is being observant. What’s going on in the world around you, Junior Journalist? Mission 11: What Do You Notice? Have you ever said “Whoa!” as you watched a hawk soar through the sky…

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Down to Earth

May 11, 2022

Attendees of the Barcelona International Comics Fair, in Spain, dress up as characters from the Star Wars movies, on May 7.

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A Surprise Visit

May 9, 2022

On Mother’s Day, First Lady Jill Biden made a surprise visit to Ukraine. She met with that country’s First Lady, Olena Zelenska. The visit was meant to show United States support for Ukraine during the Russian invasion. The First Ladies…

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Spreading Joy

April 22, 2022

“Believe in yourself.” “It’s okay to be different.” “If you’re feeling up high and unbalanced, think of groundhogs.” These are a few of the encouraging messages and words of wisdom callers hear when they dial the PepToc Hotline. It’s part…

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Media Literacy

TIME for Kids Explains Podcast

April 22, 2022

In this week's cover story interview, TFK Kid Reporter Ronak Batt talks to TIME for Kids executive editor Jaime Joyce. They discuss "Spreading Joy," a story about the public art project created by students in California, called PepToc. It includes…

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New Spending Rule

April 22, 2022

The White House issued a measure on April 18. It has to do with infrastructure, things like roads, bridges, water pipes, and high-speed Internet. Society needs these things in order to function smoothly. The measure requires new infrastructure projects to…

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TFK Press Club

Share Your Stories

April 22, 2022

Ever since we started TFK Press Club, earlier this year, we’ve received fantastic submissions from you, our Junior Journalists. This summer, we’ll be publishing some of them in a special issue of TIME for Kids. It’s not too late to…

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Panda Party

April 22, 2022

Giant-panda cub Xiao Qi Ji (right) and its mother, Mei Xiang, enjoy a fruity ice cake at Smithsonian’s National Zoo, in Washington, D.C., on April 16. That day …

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Community

Be a TFK Kid Reporter

April 22, 2022

Do you dream of being a reporter? Enter the TFK Kid Reporter Contest for a chance to report for our magazines and website. TFK editors will choose 10 talented students as TFK Kid Reporters for the 2022–2023 school year. To…

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World

A Symbol of Peace

April 22, 2022

The Russian invasion of Ukraine continues. Displaying sunflowers is one of the many ways the world has shown solidarity with the Ukrainian people. At President Joe Biden’s State of the Union speech, in March, First Lady Jill Biden wore a…

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TFK Kid Report: A Symbol of Peace

April 22, 2022

As the Russian invasion of Ukraine continues, people around the world are displaying sunflowers to show their support for Ukraine. You can read about how sunflowers became associated with the country in “A Symbol of Peace,” in this week’s issue…

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8 Questions for Miguel Cardona

April 22, 2022

To celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week (May 2–6), TFK Kid Reporter Ethan Zhang spoke with U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona, in Washington, D.C. 1. What role does a teacher play in a kid’s life? Teachers shape lives. Yes, they teach…

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Business

Books and Beyond

April 15, 2022

On March 14, 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic forced 57th Street Books, in Chicago, Illinois, to close its doors. The store wouldn’t reopen for nearly a year and a half. During that time, director Jeff Deutsch was worried. Customers couldn’t come…

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TIME for Kids Explains Podcast

April 15, 2022

In this week's cover story interview, TFK Kid Reporter David Murtagh talks to TFK Kid Reporter Orlie Weitzman. They discuss "Books and Beyond," Weitzman's story about how independent bookstores have struggled during the pandemic, and yet have emerged from it…

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Jackson Confirmed

April 15, 2022

On April 7, the United States Senate confirmed Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court. The vote was 53–47. All 50 Democrats backed Jackson, along with three Republicans. She will replace Justice Stephen Breyer, who plans to retire this…

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Science

Faraway Star Discovered

April 15, 2022

Astronomers have recently discovered the earliest, most distant star ever seen. Nicknamed Earendel, it formed about 13 billion years ago. It was spotted using the Hubble Space Telescope. Earendel was made visible by an effect called gravitational lensing. That’s when…

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TFK Press Club

Can You Podcast?

April 15, 2022

Junior Journalist, can you hear us? Listen up: This mission is all about podcasting. Mission 10: Can You Podcast? Do you listen to podcasts? They can be fantastic sources of information. On news podcasts, journalists update listeners about what’s going…

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