Selected journalism and essays:
The Evolving State of Physician-Assisted Suicide
Bill And Ted’s and My Excellent Adventure: On the stoner classic’s 25th anniversary, an extra from the movie goes back in time and realizes how spending a few days in a mall with Keanu Reeves altered her own history
The Delacorte Review
Burn: The tale of an Arizona forest fire, the prison inmates who died fighting it, and the families who struggled for justice
The Marshall Project
Let’s Make It Easier for Kids to Visit Incarcerated Parents
The New York Times
Long Island’s Hockey-Beach-Sandwich Connection
The New Yorker
Picnic in the Yard
Move Over, Cheesecake: A Southern baker has made red-velvet cake Brooklyn’s favorite three-layer treat, [PDF]
TIME for Kids
Spreading Joy: Teachers and students in California created a public art project for their community. Its positive message has attracted a global audience.
War in Ukraine: Russian forces have invaded Ukraine. Here’s what you need to know about the crisis.
A Good Goal: Kids are raising money for sports programs for young refugees
On this Land: A growing movement seeks to honor American Indians and their connection to the land
Saving Monarchs: The Western monarch butterfly population has dropped 99% since the 1980s. California hopes 30,000 new milkweed plants will save the species
Sweet Success: A Pennsylvania cookie company helps refugee women and their families start a new life in the United States
Walking is Awesome: A new study says “awe walks” can do wonders for our well-being
Handwashing Helper: Billions of people are without running water and soap. Tippy taps can help them wash their hands
For the Birds: Millions of birds are killed each year by flying into glass. People can protect them with bird-friendly building design
Building Green: In Africa, recycled plastic trash is being turned into classrooms
Holding On to Hope: What happens when migrants arrive at the U.S.–Mexico border?
Ready to Learn: Q&A with Estefanía Rebellón, founder of Yes We Can World Foundation school, in Tijuana, Mexico
Tough Choices: Why are people from Central America leaving their homeland for the United States?
Faces of Honduras: Young people in Honduras tell TIME for Kids about their lives
Meet the 2019 National Teacher of the Year: Rodney Robinson teaches at Virgie Binford Education Center, a juvenile detention facility in Richmond, Virginia.
American Flavor: An interview with Gabrielle Langholtz, author of United Tastes of America: An Atlas of Food Facts & Recipes from Every State!
Do-Good Dog: A rescue dog named Foxtrot is the World Food Programme’s unofficial mascot
Visiting Day: A special program in California connects kids with their incarcerated parents
Safe in School: Education brings new hope to Rohingya refugees
Painting Their Story: Harnessing the power of art to help Rohingya refugees
Family Connection: A California summer camp helps families stay close while a parent is in prison
Live from Kakuma: Kakuma refugee camp, in Kenya, is the site of TEDxKakumaCamp. It is the first event if its kind to take place at a refugee camp
Kids of Kakuma: TFK travels to Kenya to learn what life is like for children at a refugee camp
Water Works: The nonprofit group Water Is Life is doing its part to provide safe drinking water to communities around the world [PDF]
Under the Sea: Sylvia Earle is on a mission to protect the world’s oceans [PDF]
Chapters in Time: A forest is growing in Norway. In 99 years, it will be turned into pages for an unusual book [PDF]
Helping Turtles: Last year, more sea turtles than usual washed up on Massachusetts beaches. People stepped up to help [PDF]
Feathered Friends: A New York City group helps birds and other wildlife [PDF]
Saving the Nautilus: The chambered nautilus is one of Earth’s oldest animals. Now, scientists say it may be in danger [PDF]
Wild Things: Dutch artist Theo Jansen mixes science and art to create magical moving creatures [PDF]
I Am an Art Conservator [PDF]: TFK meets Margo Delidow of the Museum of Modern Art
Goodbye, Books?: A school in Massachusetts has gotten rid of most of its library books. Now the collection is online. School leaders say it’s the way of the future [PDF]
Nature’s Way: Freight trains rumbled above the streets of Manhattan, in New York City, for nearly 50 years. When the tracks were abandoned, nature took over. Now, the High Line is about to become a public park [PDF]
Take a Deep Breath: Kids learn ways to calm the mind [PDF]
Is the E-Cigarette Bubble About to Burst?: Now that e-cigarettes have become a hot start-up market, is Washington about to send the industry up in smoke?