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KiDNuZ

News to Grow On

Episodes

  • 01.16.2020

    Jan 16 2020

    Good morning and welcome to KidNuz. I’m Tori. Today is Thursday, January 16th, 2020 and we begin with…. A somber political ceremony ushering in the start of only the third Presidential Impeachment trial in U.S. history. At 9am Eastern this morning, the seven House Representatives chosen to present the case against Mr. Trump will physically walk the two articles into the Senate… and read the charges out loud. All 100 lawmakers will then be sworn in to serve as the jury, and Supreme Court Chief J...more

  • 01.15.2020

    Jan 15 2020

    Good morning and welcome to KidNuz. I’m Kim. Today is Wednesday, January 15th. 2020 and we begin with… ..another first for Billie Eilish. The 18 year old pop star is now the youngest ever to write -and record – the theme song for a Bond Movie. The official double-oh-seven twitter account was the first to break the news. The film “No Time to Die” hits theaters in April and will be the fifth and final Bond movie featuring Daniel Craig in the lead. For her part, Billie has been unstoppable. ...more

  • 01.14.2020

    Jan 14 2020

    Good morning and welcome to KidNuz. I’m Kim. Today is Tuesday, January 14th, 2020 and we begin with…. …a martial arts champion grabbing headlines for her bold moves off the mat. Four years ago, eighteen-year-old Kimia Alizadeh took bronze in Taekwondo at the 2016 summer games, the first female to win an Olympic medal in Iran. Now, she’s making news again. This time, for her decision to defect – or “disown allegiance to her country.” In making the announcement, Alizadeh pointed to Iran’s poor tre...more

  • 01.13.2020

    Jan 13 2020

    Good morning and welcome to KidNuz. I’m Tori. Today is Monday, January 13th, 2020 and we begin with… A royal showdown so unusual, it’s hard to find the right adjective. Queen Elizabeth has summoned her family together this morning for a crisis meeting to hash out the how’s and why’s of Prince Harry’s bombshell decision to step back from royal life. The hurt is obvious: This weekend, Prince William said, “I’ve put my arm around my brother all our lives and I can’t do that anymore…I’m sad about t...more

  • 01.10.2020

    Jan 10 2020

    Good morning and welcome to KidNuz. I’m Kim. Today is Friday, January 10th, 2020 and we begin with… A teenager turning heads at NASA. High school senior Wolf Cukier (guessing Koo-kee-er) was just three days into his internship with the space agency when he discovered a brand new planet nearly seven times the size of Earth in a constellation 13-hundred light years away.  It’s a big find; big enough for NASA to make an announcement about it. Even so, Wolf doesn’t get to name it. New planets disco...more

  • 01.09.2020

    Jan 09 2020

    Good morning and welcome to KidNuz. I’m Kim. Today is Thursday, January 9th, 2020 and we begin with…. …A valuable lesson in how to deal with embarrassment. On live TV Tuesday morning, “Kelly and Ryan” talk show co-host Ryan Seacrest was doing what a lot of us do, leaning back in a chair – when he took a very public spill. While reaching up to grab a gold balloon, he fell backwards and off the stage. His studio audience had a front row seat to the mishap, as did millions of at-home viewers. Seac...more

  • 01.08.2020

    Jan 08 2020

    Good morning and welcome to KidNuz. I’m Tori. Today is Wednesday, January 8th, 2020 and we begin with… A high-flying vacation and an ocean splash down for three dozen mighty mice. The genetically modified rodents rode a SpaceX capsule back to Earth yesterday, following a month in orbit aboard the International Space Station. Before they were sent skyward, researchers engineered them to have twice their normal muscle mass. Now that they’re back, they’ll be weighed and measured to help scientists...more

  • 01.07.2020

    Jan 07 2020

    Good morning, and welcome to KidNuz. I’m Tori. It’s Tuesday Jan 7th 2020. And we begin with.. … some bittersweet news about chocolate. According to the Wall Street Journal, the price of just about everyone’s favorite sweet might be going up. Why? There are 2 West African nations, Ivory Coast and Ghana that produce about two-thirds of the world’s cocoa and, according to the paper, they have joined forces and can essentially charge whatever they want. This has created concern in the multi-billion...more

  • 01.06.2020

    Jan 06 2020

      Good morning and welcome back to KidNuz! I’m Tori. Today is Monday, January 6th, 2020… that’ll take a little getting used to.. and we begin with… The GOAT feeling the heat from Father Time. Tom Brady, the quarterback many believe to be the greatest to ever take the field, just couldn’t get it done this weekend. He and his Patriots lost to the Tennessee Titans Saturday night, marking their earliest exit from the football playoffs in a decade. The larger question for sports fans: What becom...more

  • 12.20.2019

    Dec 20 2019

      Good morning and welcome to KidNuz. I’m Tori. Today is Friday, December 20th, 2019 and we begin with…. An 8-year old boy turning a simple YouTube premise into a mind-numbing success. According to Forbes Magazine, Ryan Kaji made 26 million dollars off his Ryan’s World Channel, cementing his status as the site’s best paid influencer in 2019. He was only 3 when he started unboxing toys while the cameras rolled. Now he’s added science experiments, collected 23 million subscribers, and launch...more