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Climate Protests

September 22, 2023

Thousands of protesters took to the streets of New York City on September 17. They had a message for President Joe Biden: It’s time for the United States to move away from oil and gas. “We hold the power of…

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Science

Tremors on the Moon

September 22, 2023

NASA scientists have discovered the cause of some small tremors, or moonquakes, on the lunar surface: the remnants of a spacecraft that was left there 50 years ago. When the Apollo 17 astronauts returned to Earth, in 1972, they…

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Kid of the Week: Ava Toomey

September 21, 2023

What’s the wildlife problem in Massachusetts, and how you are helping? Rodenticide, which is rat poison, also kills owls, hawks, and last year, two bald eagles. When the birds eat rodents, they get sick, too. I’m promoting a rodenticide bill…

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Technology

Lit Up

September 21, 2023

A drone display brightens the night sky outside the United Nations headquarters, in New York City, on September 15. It was set up by protesters trying to raise …

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Their Day in Court

September 21, 2023

This summer, a group of kids in Montana took the state to court over climate change—and won. On August 14, Judge Kathy Seeley issued her decision. She said the state’s support of fossil fuels violated the kids’ right to a…

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Health

Caring for Kids

September 20, 2023

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? You probably visit a pediatrician at least once a year. Pediatricians conduct…

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Creativity Unleashed

September 20, 2023

Story Pirates is a theatrical company that invites students from around the world to submit original stories. The group travels the country bringing these stories to life onstage. Lee Overtree and some friends came up with the idea for Story…

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World

Natural Disasters in Africa

September 15, 2023

Rescue efforts continue in North Africa, a region that has been hit with two major natural disasters. An earthquake struck Morocco on September 8. Two days later, rain brought devastating floods to parts of Libya. The 6.8-magnitude quake in…

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Kid of the Week: Anthony Muoio

September 14, 2023

Why is supporting cancer research important to you? I have a friend battling cancer, as well as my Auntie Debbie. One of my friends passed away from cancer. I just really want to help everyone I can. You walked 52…

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United States

Big Win

September 14, 2023

19-year-old Coco Gauff became a Grand Slam tennis champion after winning her final match at the U.S. Open on September 9. She’s the youngest American since Sere…

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World

World's Greatest Places

September 14, 2023

Want to see the world? Each year, TIME magazine makes a list of the World’s Greatest Places. TIME for Kids picks its favorites. Some places are a window on the past. Others look out on the future. Together, they represent…

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A Folkloric Feast

September 13, 2023

Nasuġraq Rainey Hopson is an author and illustrator. She has written short stories and made art inspired by her Iñupiaq culture. The Iñupiaq people are native to Alaska. Hopson’s debut novel, Eagle Drums, is based on Iñupiaq folklore about a…

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Puffins on the Rise

September 8, 2023

Atlantic puffins have made a comeback in Maine. For the second year in a row, more of these seabirds have been able to raise chicks there. Some 3,000 puffins are living on rocky islands off Maine’s coast. According to…

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Historic Landing

September 8, 2023

On August 23, the Indian Space Research Organization landed a rover on the moon. India is the fourth country to achieve this feat. It’s the first to land near the moon’s south pole. The rover, named Pragyan, has searched the…

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TFK Press Club

What’s Ahead?

September 7, 2023

Hello, Junior Journalists! TFK Press Club is back, with a new assignment each month. Are you looking forward to the school year ahead? Sometimes, reporters ask people what they think or hope will happen in the future. Surveying many people…

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Pooch Parade

September 7, 2023

Corgis (and their owners) promenaded past Buckingham Palace, in London, England, on September 3. The event was held in memory of the late Queen Elizabeth II, wh…

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Environment

For the Animals

September 7, 2023

This is the first article in a new TFK series about kids changing the world. We’ll tell you all about it in a special issue in October—stay tuned! Nirvaan Agarwal found out early how powerful a kid’s voice can be.…

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