Today NewsForKids.net takes a look at three big stories in the news this weekend: flooding in the US Midwest, the final Mueller report, and protests against Brexit.
Published in “Year: 2019”
On March 11, Lee Spencer, who has just one leg, smashed the world record for a single person rowing from Europe to South America, beating the old record by over 36 days.
On Thursday, several large websites in Europe showed their users warning screens instead of their regular websites. They did this to protest the European Union's new plan for copyright laws.
For the first time ever, the Abel Prize - one of the world's top prizes for mathematics - has been won by a woman. Karen Uhlenbeck won this year's prize for her work, which has affected both math and science.
Heavy rains in Southern California have helped create a "super bloom" of wildflowers in the desert. And these healthy plants have led to unusually high numbers of painted lady butterflies flying north this year.
A powerful storm called Cyclone Idai has hit the African nations of Mozambique, Zimbabwe, and Malawi. The storm has affected over 1.5 million people and left over 200 people dead.