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Wire Walker

June 3, 2022

Nathan Paulin walked nearly a mile and a half on a tightrope in France on May 24. He set a new world record for the farthest tightrope walk. The cable was suspended from a crane to the island to Mont-Saint-Michel,…



New Egyptian Discoveries

June 1, 2022

Archaeologists in Egypt announced on May 30 that they recently discovered 250 sarcophagi. A sarcophagus is a coffin, often made of stone. These are about 2,500 years old, and contain well-preserved mummies. The painted sarcophagi will be displayed at the…




May 18, 2022

A total lunar eclipse occurred on May 16. A lunar eclipse happens when the moon passes into Earth’s shadow. It takes on a red and orange glow. Here, the eclipse…



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…


Movies and Television

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.



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…



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…



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…



José Andrés, Space Chef?

April 5, 2022

Have you ever imagined eating a meal cooked by one of the world’s top chefs? Now imagine eating that meal in space! José Andrés is already a globally known chef, humanitarian, and New York Times best-selling author. Now, he’s adding…


Young Game Changers

The Ripple Effect

March 30, 2022

Sagarika Sriram was just 10 years old when she started reading newspaper stories about a planet in trouble. One story was about a whale that washed ashore after an oil spill. Another was about turtles found with plastic in their…