Nightly News: Kids Edition (September 23, 2021)

Leaders from around the world gather in New York to attend the United Nations General Assembly. We explain the purpose of the annual event. Dr. John Torres answers viewers’ weekly questions about the coronavirus and Inspiring Kids series continues: We introduce you to two third graders who gave a touching tribute to a U.S. veteran. Plus, what is poison ivy? We share how to identify it.

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Amid the coronavirus pandemic, parents across the country are juggling it all while attempting to maintain routine and normalcy. NBC NIGHTLY NEWS: KIDS EDITION is a digest of the top headlines, broken down for kids to best understand the world today. Visit NBC News