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Japan Hosts the G7 Summit

Nanaka Takahashi

June 1st, 2023

On May 19, leaders of the world’s seven most powerful economies gathered in Hiroshima for a three-day summit. 

The Mayor of Atlanta Puts Young People First

Skye Oduaran

May 31st, 2023

Our Kid Reporter talks with Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens about his plans to invest in youth. 

A U.S. Veteran Reflects on the Meaning of Memorial Day

Quade Kelley

May 26th, 2023

Retired U.S. Army Master Sergeant Leroy A. Petry honors his fellow soldiers who were killed in battle.

 

Lessons From a Zoo Scientist

Zahra Abbas

May 25th, 2023

An associate animal curator at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo in Ohio talks about keeping animals healthy and protecting wildlife. 

Printing The New York Times

Siroos Pasdar

May 24th, 2023

What does it take to print one of the most important newspapers in the world and deliver it to your doorstep? Our Kid Reporter finds out.

 

A Conversation With Jerry Craft

Xander Dorsey

May 23rd, 2023

Our Kid Reporter talks with the award-winning creator of the New Kid graphic novel series.

Why Is the Model UN So Popular?

Max Chen

May 18th, 2023

Young people gain valuable skills in the international program, which allows them to find solutions to global challenges. 

A Geography Wiz Kid Shares His Story

Zoya Siddiqui

May 18th, 2023

Kaylan Patel, 16, is encouraging children to learn more about geography through his new book series. 

A Visit to Ski Rixen USA

Lincoln Miller

May 18th, 2023

Since 1983, the cable park in Deerfield Beach, Florida, has offered water skiing, wakeboarding, and more.

 

Celebrating Cinco de Mayo

Xander Dorsey

May 8th, 2023

Our Kid Reporter talks with a husband and wife duo about their songs honoring Mexican culture and heritage. 

Running for Education

Enya Yang

May 8th, 2023

A Northern California nonprofit recently hosted a fitness event to raise funds for programs at local schools. 

The Unifying Power of Sports

Xander Dorsey

May 8th, 2023

A new exhibit in Washington, D.C., shows the role that athletes can play in unifying Americans and fighting injustice. 

A Visit to the Ayala Museum

Dylan Koji Co R...

May 1st, 2023

A museum in Metro Manila spotlights centuries of Filipino art, culture, and history. 

High School Students Meet in Hiroshima

Nanaka Takahashi

May 1st, 2023

Ahead of the G7 Summit for world leaders, high school students gathered in Hiroshima, Japan, to discuss strategies for global peace. 

The Unlikely Journey of Cheeming Boey

Jay Sivanesan P...

April 29th, 2023

The artist and author visits a Malaysian school to talk about his unique work. 

An Evening With the “Masters of Percussion”

Varun Kabra

April 29th, 2023

Renowned percussionist Zakir Hussain of India recently performed with other maestros from around the world in Overland Park, Kansas.  

Winter Sports Move Indoors

Xander Dorsey

April 29th, 2023

Snow sports don’t have to take place outdoors, investors say. 

Meet Author Lamar Giles

Max Chen

April 17th, 2023

The author talks about his love of wriing and his novels for young adults, which sometimes mirror his experiences growing up in Virginia. 

A Special Dog Helps a Community Heal

Lincoln Miller

April 12th, 2023

Since the tragic 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, a therapy dog named River has provided comfort and affection. 

A Sturgeon Spearing Spectacular

Natalie Bendix

April 12th, 2023

Each year, thousands of outdoor enthusiasts head to Lake Winnebago in Wisconsin to battle cold, ice, snow, and the state’s oldest fish.

Young Musicians Take Home Prestigious Award

Nora Onovo

April 12th, 2023

The New York Youth Symphony won a Grammy for “Best Orchestral Performance” for their debut album. 

Supporting the Reading Journey

Zoya Siddiqui

April 12th, 2023

A nonprofit organization in Phoenix, Arizona, helps families whose children have dyslexia. 

Brian Selznick Talks About Big Tree

Quade Kelley

March 31st, 2023

The New York Times best-selling author and illustrator tells our Kid Reporter about his new illustrated novel. 

Celebrating Atlanta With Unapologetically ATL

Skye Oduaran

March 29th, 2023

A newsletter published by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution celebrates Black culture in this Georgia capital of more than 6 million people. 

Maryland Honors Harriet Tubman

Gavin Gracey

March 29th, 2023

An annual event at the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center honors one of the most courageous Americans in history. 

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