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TFK Explains: The Russia Investigation

November 6, 2017

Robert Mueller has filed the first charges in the Russia investigation. Here’s what you need to know. What is the Russia investigation? During the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign, Russians broke into the computer systems of Republican and Democratic Party leaders.…

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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.…

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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…

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A Busy Congress

September 19, 2017

Congress returned to work on September 5 after a five-week summer recess. The House of Representatives and the Senate must address some major issues before the end of the year. They include aid for hurricane victims, funding for the government,…

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Crime Fighters

September 18, 2017

TFK visits an FBI facility to watch its agents in action. Seven FBI agents search a house. A criminal suspect is hiding in a bedroom. The agents send in a small, remote-controlled robot. It scans the path ahead. The robot…

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TFK Explains: North Korea

September 12, 2017

North Korea has been in the news. The country’s leader has been testing nuclear weapons. Here’s what you need to know about the situation. North Korea recently tested nuclear weapons. Why? North Korea has one of the world’s largest armies.…

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Protesters gather in Boston on August 19 to rally against white supremacists and racists

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Marching Against Hate

August 21, 2017

Thousands of counterprotesters marched through Boston on August 18. It was in response to a “free speech” rally that took place one week after deadly clashes erupted at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. That rally was organized to…

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Change in America

February 3, 2017

Two and a half months after his stunning Election Day win, Donald Trump was sworn in on January 20 as the 45th president of the United States. People traveled to Washington, D.C., from across the country to witness the event.…

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Change in America

February 3, 2017

On January 20, Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States. Two and a half months after his stunning Election Day win, Donald Trump was sworn in on January 20 as the 45th president of…

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The Next President

November 18, 2016

Donald Trump is elected the 45th president of the United States. In a stunning upset, voters elected Republican candidate Donald J. Trump the 45th president of the United States. They had to wait until the early hours of November 9…

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