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July 28, 2016

A Kid’s View of the Democratic Convention

Our Kid Reporter covers a historic event.

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July 25, 2016

Hillary Clinton Picks Tim Kaine as Her Running Mate

The Virginia senator is set to become the Democrats’ nominee for vice president.

July 22, 2016

Muggle Mob

A flash mob in New York City celebrates a new Harry Potter story

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Big Nate Blasts Off

Our Kid Reporter talks with the creator of Big Nate.

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