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Crowd Control

September 3, 2021

Hugh Kim, of New York City, started planning his family’s summer vacation in March. One destination topped the list: Glacier National Park, in Montana. Kim reserved tickets online. He had to do it quickly. “There were around 4,000 tickets available…

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TIME for Kids Explains Podcast

September 3, 2021

In this week's cover story interview, TFK Kid Reporter Jeremy Liew talks to Rebecca Mordechai about her article "Crowd Control." Click the Read Aloud icon above to listen to this segment from the TIME for Kids Explains podcast. To hear…

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After Ida

September 3, 2021

Emergency response crews have been hard at work in Louisiana and Mississippi after Hurricane Ida tore through the region. Ida barreled into Louisiana’s coast on August 29, as a Category 4 hurricane. It was one of the most powerful storms…

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Ida's Path

September 3, 2021

After slamming the South, Ida crossed the northeastern U.S. on September 1 as a tropical storm. Record rainfall caused flooding in the region. At least 18 people were killed. The nearly 8.5 million residents of New York City were told…

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How to Help

September 3, 2021

Many organizations are working on relief efforts in Mississippi and Louisiana. They’re looking for help. The city of New Orleans says it is unable to accept donations or volunteers. It recommends donating money to groups like United Way of Southeast…

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Gorgeous Galaxy

September 2, 2021

Photographer Nicolas Economou captured this shot of the Milky Way galaxy on August 16, near Nikiti, Greece. The Milky Way includes our solar system. Because of the pandemic, Greece has not been overcrowded with tourists. Fewer people can mean less…

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Game Champs

September 2, 2021

Michigan is this year’s Little League World Series (LLWS) champion. The team from Taylor, Michigan, beat Ohio 5–2 on August 29. Sixteen teams played in the 10-day tournament. It took place in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Because of COVID-19, no international…

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TFK Kid Reporters: Meet Gabri

September 2, 2021

Meet Gabri Blankson, one of the 10 outstanding kids selected to be a TFK Kid Reporter this school year. Gabri is 11 years old and lives in Lewisville, Texas. She enjoys crafting and making YouTube videos. Gabri says she looks…

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Broadway is Back

September 1, 2021

Don Darryl Rivera recently visited his dressing room at the New Amsterdam Theatre, in New York City. It was the first time he’d been there in almost a year and a half. Nothing had changed. The makeup towel and brushes…

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The Kid Report: Broadway is Back

September 1, 2021

The story “Broadway is Back”—about the reopening of live theater in New York City—appears in this week’s issue of TIME for Kids. Below, TFK Kid Reporter David Murtagh shares his perspective. David writes about his conversation with Broadway historian Jennifer…

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8 Questions for Samuel Ramsey

August 31, 2021

Samuel Ramsey, or Dr. Sammy, works for the United States Department of Agriculture. He’s an entomologist. That’s a scientist who studies insects. TFK’s Rebecca Katzman spoke with Dr. Sammy about his job and what insects can teach us about ourselves.…

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TFK Kid Reporters: Meet Ronak

August 31, 2021

Meet Ronak Bhatt, one of the 10 outstanding kids selected to be a TFK Kid Reporter this school year. Ronak is 11 years old and lives in Alpharetta, Georgia. He looks up to Elon Musk and hopes to interview him…

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Back in Class

August 27, 2021

Kids all over the country have returned to classrooms. This is usually an exciting time. But this year, the excitement is again mixed with uncertainty. “I’m wondering if school will be back to normal, or if it’ll be the same…

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TIME for Kids Explains Podcast

August 27, 2021

In this week's cover story interview, TFK Kid Reporter Jeremy Liew talks to Rebecca Katzman about her article "Back in Class." Click the Read Aloud icon above to listen to this segment from the TIME for Kids Explains podcast. To…

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Water Shortage

August 27, 2021

The United States government announced on August 16 that it has declared a water shortage on the Colorado River. The shortage is the result of a drought in the Southwest. Scientists say it is one of the worst droughts in…

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Paralympic Games

August 26, 2021

The 16th Summer Paralympic Games kicked off in Tokyo, Japan, on August 24. More than 4,000 athletes with a disability gathered from around the world to compete. This year’s Games feature 539 events across 22 sports. These include table tennis,…

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Happy Hikers

August 26, 2021

On August 9, Harvey Sutton, 5, became one of the youngest people to have completed the Appalachian Trail. The trail is the world’s longest hiking-only footpath. One end is at Springer Mountain, in Georgia. The other is atop Mount Katahdin,…

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A Day of Remembering

August 25, 2021

The events of September 11, 2001, have been called the worst attacks by terrorists in United States history. On the 20th anniversary of that terrible day, the nation will honor the nearly 3,000 people who lost their lives. The attacks…

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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…