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Matching a Million

June 15, 2020

Korean pop group BTS have donated $1 million to the Black Lives Matter organization. The donation, which was announced on June 6, came after the death of George Floyd. Floyd, an unarmed Black man, was killed by a police officer…

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Back to the Movies

June 11, 2020

As countries ease coronavirus restrictions, businesses and other public places are slowly reopening. Movie theaters could be next. AMC, the world’s largest cinema operator, announced on Tuesday that it plans to reopen “almost all” of its theaters in the United…

Weather

Cyclone Strikes

June 3, 2020

A cyclone struck Mumbai, India, on Wednesday, the first to hit the city in more than a century. Cyclone Nisarga swept into the coastal city from the Arabian sea. It brought heavy rain and wind of up to 68 miles…

Places

Museums Closed

May 20, 2020

About one in eight museums worldwide is at risk of permanently closing because of the COVID-19 pandemic. That’s according to the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the International Council of Museums (ICOM). “It is alarming…

Sports

Empty Stadiums

May 6, 2020

Professional baseball players in South Korea returned to the field on May 5. For weeks, the season had been delayed because of the coronavirus pandemic. So this opening day was unusual. That’s because no fans were allowed into the stadiums.…

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Teens Build Ventilators

April 24, 2020

Afghanistan is facing the coronavirus pandemic with few resources. The country has only 400 ventilators for a population of about 37 million. These machines help people who are very sick and having trouble breathing. A girls’ robotics team in the…

Environment

Building Green

April 3, 2020

Have you ever noticed a problem in your community that you couldn’t figure out how to fix? Dr. Aboubacar Kampo has. He was living in Côte d’Ivoire, a country on the coast of West Africa, where plastic is a major…

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Earth Science

City of Trees

April 2, 2020

Karachi, Pakistan, is one of the hottest cities on Earth. In June 2015, more than 1,000 people died there during a heat wave, when temperatures reached nearly 113°F. “It was a terrible time,” Shahzad Qureshi told TIME for Kids. “We…

Culture

An Ancient Craft

March 5, 2020

In the state of Oaxaca (wa- ha -ka), Mexico, you’ll find the vibrant town of San Martín Tilcajete. The town is rooted in its ancient Zapotec culture. The Zapotec people have been living in the area for thousands of years.…

People

Royal Exit

January 17, 2020

Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the duke and duchess of Sussex, made an announcement on January 8. “We intend to step back as ‘senior’ members” of the royal family, they wrote on their official Instagram page. The couple said…