Students at Bullock Creek High School in Midland, Michigan found an unusual way to raise money for their robotics team - they used 27,434 rolls of toilet paper to build the world's largest toilet paper pyramid.
Published in January 2020
A new disease which began in Wuhan, China has continued to spread and grow rapidly. As the number of cases in China skyrockets and the disease spreads worldwide, experts are working hard to learn about and control the virus.
On Monday, the American Library Association announced the winners of several major children's book prizes. This year, for the first time ever, a graphic novel won the John Newbery Medal.
Kobe Bryant, one of the greatest basketball players of all time, died in a helicopter crash with his daughter on Sunday. Experts are still trying to learn what caused the crash, which killed nine people in all.
Huge swarms of locusts are attacking farms and fields in the East African countries of Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somalia. Billions of insects are moving through the area, destroying crops in the worst locust invasion in years.
In today's news roundup, the United Kingdom finally passes Brexit, Democrats make the case against President Trump in the US Senate impeachment trial, and for the first time ever, astronauts bake cookies in space.
In today's news roundup, a billionaire's offer to pay doctors has ended a four-month strike by Zimbabwe's doctors, Australia struggles with severe weather in addition to bushfires, and Switzerland puts out the smallest gold coin ever.
A mystery disease that began in Wuhan, China has begun spreading rapidly. To try to limit the spread of the disease, China has taken the extreme step of closing off several large cities and canceling Chinese New Year celebrations.
When you visit the doctor, the doctor usually checks to see if your temperature is "normal". Now, new research suggests that the "normal" temperature of humans has been dropping over the last 200 years.
Last Wednesday, Virginia became the 38th state to approve the Equal Rights Amendment. This approval raises the possibility that a rule protecting the rights of men and women equally will become part of US law.