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Democrats Debate in Houston

September 17, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas — Ten candidates went head-to-head at the third Democratic debate. It took place on September 12 at Texas Southern University, in Houston. The debates will help decide who will be the Democratic party’s nominee in the 2020 presidential…

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TFK Explains: Hong Kong Protests

September 13, 2019

It has been more than three months since protests started in Hong Kong. Here, TFK explains. Why did the protests begin? On June 9, hundreds of thousands of people joined a march to oppose a bill. The bill would have…

Health

Water Worries

September 6, 2019

There’s a major problem with tap water in Newark, New Jersey. Tests show it contains toxic levels of lead. The lead got into the water from a network of old and worn-down pipes. It could take more than two years…

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Hong Kong Protests Continue

August 5, 2019

Protesters in Hong Kong gathered in large numbers on Monday. They staged demonstrations at shopping malls, at government offices, and on a major highway. In many places, the protests grew chaotic. Dozens of people were arrested. Police officers released tear…

Election 2020

Democrats Take the Stage

July 29, 2019

There are 24 people running to become the Democratic nominee for president. Only one will be the party’s pick. That person will go up against President Donald Trump in the 2020 election. The next step of the competition will take…

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Puerto Rico’s Governor Resigns

July 25, 2019

The governor of Puerto Rico, Ricardo Rosselló, will resign from office on August 2. His announcement comes after two weeks of mass protests on the island. Residents have been demanding that Rosselló step down. Rosselló announced the decision in a…

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Kids Who Care

July 24, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Huck Paisley, 12, and rising pop star Rita Angel Taylor, 11, are busy kids, to say the least. When they’re not attending conferences or filming music videos, they’re fighting for what they believe in. Huck and Rita…

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A Presidential First in North Korea

July 1, 2019

On June 30, President Donald Trump became the first sitting U.S. president to set foot in North Korea. There, he met with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. The historic visit began in the demilitarized zone (DMZ) between North and South…

Election 2020

Democrats Debate

June 26, 2019

The race to become the next president of the United States is on. A record-setting 24 Democrats are campaigning for the 2020 election. Twenty of them will face off in debates to be held tonight and tomorrow in Miami, Florida.…

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Protests in Hong Kong

June 18, 2019

There have been massive protests on the streets of Hong Kong this month. It’s estimated that about 2 million people have taken part. That’s more than a quarter of the country’s population. Protests began on June 9. Organizers say about…