In today's news roundup, Saudi Arabia decides to allow tourists, not everyone likes Singapore's new "fake news" law, and a protest by farmers in the Netherlands causes a huge tractor traffic jam.
Published in “Year: 2019”
In today's news roundup, Haiti is shaken by violent protests, Bernie Sanders gets treated for a heart problem, a freak snowstorm blankets Montana, and UPS gets permission to use drones for deliveries.
Peru's government is in an unusual situation. The president broke up Congress. Then Congress suspended and replaced the president. Though the situation is still messy, it looks like the president has won.
A massive iceberg split off from Antarctica last week. Though much ice is being lost in Antarctica because of climate change, this split in the ice is normal and not connected to the climate crisis.
Yesterday marked 70 years since the Chinese Communist Party took control of China. The day was celebrated with parades in China, but brought serious violence in Hong Kong, as protesters met heavily armed police.
Scientists say using the "Delicate" setting on washing machines releases far more microplastics from clothes than other washing machine settings. They encourage people to try to wash clothes with less water.