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Meet Team U.S.A.

January 23, 2018

On February 9, the 23rd Winter Olympic Games will kick off in PyeongChang, South Korea. Nearly 3,000 dream-chasing athletes from more than 80 countries will compete. The sporting events will span an action-packed 16 days. Then the Paralympic Games will…


Young Game Changers

Meet the Influencers

January 22, 2018

Education and entertainment. Science and sports. Fashion and fundraising. These are just a few of the fields in which young people are changing the world. TIME wrote about 30 influential young people. Here, TFK introduces 10 of them. Muzoon Almellehan,…



Pictures of 2017

December 4, 2017

What will you remember most about 2017? The past 12 months have been a roller-coaster ride of highs and lows. Like every year, 2017 was action-packed. Around the world, events big and small led to moments of sadness and joy.…



A Volcano Erupts

December 4, 2017

Thousands of people have fled Bali, Indonesia, since Mount Agung began to erupt on November 25. The volcano spewed ash and lava two and a half miles into the sky. On November 27, authorities expanded the danger zone surrounding the volcano.…



Trump Visits Asia

November 13, 2017

President Donald Trump kicked off a 12-day, five-nation trip to Asia on November 3. The goals are to strengthen ties with the region and promote fair trade. Trump will also work to ease tensions with North Korea. The United States…


Rescue Dog

November 13, 2017

Good dog! A Labrador retriever has earned worldwide praise. She is being called a hero for her efforts to rescue people after two earthquakes struck Mexico. The dog’s name is Frida. She works for SEMAR, the Mexican Navy. She looks…


TFK Explains: Spain

October 30, 2017

In October, people in Catalonia, a region of Spain, voted to secede. Here’s what you need to know. What is Catalonia? Spain is a country in Europe that is made up of 17 regions. Catalonia is one of these regions.…


A Test of Tolerance

October 27, 2017

On any given day, a train carrying immigrants arrives at the station in Malmö, Sweden. The people who get off do not speak Swedish or share the country’s customs. But they hope to make Sweden their home. Since 2013, hundreds…


Troubled Waters

October 17, 2017

Plastic can be found in almost everything. That includes toys, food containers, and car parts. Most plastic can—and should—be recycled. Instead, it often is thrown away. Much of this plastic trash ends up in the oceans. It gets there mainly…

Teacher Consoling Student in Corridor

The View

What to Do When the News Is Sad

October 3, 2017

If you read TIME For Kids, then you must be interested in the news. That’s a good thing. It means you care about what is happening in your community and the wider world. Oftentimes, there is good news to report.…