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Rebuilding History

September 13, 2019

April 15, 2019, started out like any other day in Paris, France. But by the day’s end, everything had changed. Notre-Dame cathedral, a French landmark, was swallowed by fire. Onlookers gasped as they witnessed a piece of the country’s history…

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Amazing Places

July 11, 2019

Vatnajökull National Park, in Iceland. Ancient Babylonian ruins, in Iraq. The buildings of architect Frank Lloyd Wright in the United States. These and 26 other additions were made to the UNESCO World Heritage List last weekend during the group’s annual…

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What's a Ticker-Tape Parade?

July 10, 2019

The World Cup–winning United States Women’s National Soccer Team was honored in a ticker-tape parade today in New York City. The athletes rode up a stretch of Broadway called the Canyon of Heroes to City Hall. There, the mayor presented…

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A Historic Museum Expands

June 13, 2019

The American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) is one of the most popular museums in the United States. Located in New York City, it was founded in 1869. Visitors from around the world go to see its vast collection of…

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World's Coolest Places, According to Kids

April 30, 2019

In 2018, TIME created its first annual list of the World’s Greatest Places. This fall, TIME for Kid s will make its own list: World’s Coolest Places. To do that, we’re seeking input from trusted experts—kids! Read below about…

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Notre-Dame Burns

April 19, 2019

The iconic Notre-Dame cathedral, in Paris, France, was ravaged by fire on April 15. The building’s spire and most of its wooden roof were destroyed. But the cathedral remained standing when the blaze was extinguished, more than 12 hours after…

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Top of the World

March 21, 2019

Machu Picchu, an ancient city built by the Incas in the mountains of Peru, is known for its steep steps and rugged terrain. The ruins stand nearly 8,000 feet above sea level. Getting there can be extremely challenging. Alvaro…

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Help for Earthquake Victims

August 8, 2018

Rescuers are working to help victims of a powerful earthquake on the Indonesian island of Lombok. The earthquake struck Lombok on August 5. It left 131 people dead. That’s according to Sutopo Purwo Nugroho. He is the spokesperson for the…

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Driving Change

June 6, 2018

Ten women in Saudi Arabia made history this week. They were issued driver’s licenses. Until now, women were banned from driving in Saudi Arabia. It was the only country in the world that did not allow women to drive.…

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Kids of Kakuma

April 11, 2018

KAKUMA, Kenya — Wild animals roamed at night, but Rose Peter and the 19 other children she was with still managed to sleep in the bush. In daylight, they walked. “One week,” Rose tells me when I ask how long…

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