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Glenn Greenberg

Glenn Greenberg is a Senior Editor at TIME For Kids. He joined the staff in 2013. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in History from Stony Brook University, and is currently working towards a Master’s degree in creative writing. Glenn has won several awards for his reporting, including his coverage of 9/11. For TFK, Glenn covered the first presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, Election Night 2016, and the relaunch of Star Wars. In his free time, he writes fiction and plays guitar.

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Abraham Lincoln

June 12, 2018

Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809–April 15, 1865) was the 16th president of the United States. He led the country through the Civil War and worked to end slavery. His life was cut short early in his second term when he…

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Gravity Assist

December 9, 2017

When Jack Davis, 9, looks up at the night sky, he doesn’t see just stars. He sees his future. The fourth grader lives in New Jersey. He has a deep interest in outer space. Jack has fueled that interest by…



October 23, 2017

Jake Hubbard is a farmer. He lives in Chana, Illinois. In 2013, he lost his left hand in an accident. He was 27. Recently, a group of eighth graders came to his aid. They were from nearby Rochelle Middle School.…


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California Fires

October 20, 2017

A state of emergency was declared in California last week. More than a dozen wildfires broke out in the state. Most of them began on October 8, in Northern California. They grew rapidly. The fires were fueled by winds of…

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Puerto Rico's Plea

October 5, 2017

Puerto Rico is trying to recover from Hurricane Maria. The storm struck the U.S. territory on September 20. The Category 4 hurricane knocked down trees and destroyed homes. It also killed at least 16 people. The entire island has been…


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A Busy Congress

September 19, 2017

Congress returned to work on September 5. Lawmakers had been on a five-week summer recess. The House of Representatives and the Senate must address some major issues before the end of the year. They include aid for hurricane victims, funding…

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Crime Fighters

September 18, 2017

TFK visits an FBI facility to watch its agents in action. Seven FBI agents search a house. A criminal suspect is hiding in a bedroom. The agents send in a small, remote-controlled robot. It scans the path ahead. The robot…



Uncovering the Past

September 13, 2017

Dinosaurs are long gone. But scientists keep finding new types of the creatures. Two recent discoveries are helping experts better understand North America’s distant past. In May, a 110-million-year-old fossil went on display at the Royal Tyrrell Museum, in Alberta,…



Music Maker

May 5, 2017

In many ways, Alma Deutscher is like other 11-year-olds. She climbs trees, dances, reads, draws, and skips rope. But Alma, who lives in Dorking, England, can claim some very special accomplishments. She composed a full opera and brought it to…


Wild Medicine

April 14, 2017

Veterinarians in Africa are working to save gorilla species—one patient at a time. Of all the mountain gorillas that veterinarian Mike Cranfield has treated in the past 18 years, Ijabo stands out the most. When Ijabo was three days old,…