In today's news roundup, a small group of Muslims taking part in a coronavirus-limited hajj in Saudi Arabia finish their journeys, and scientists discover the source for massive stones which make up Stonehenge.
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Among the more unusual news stories recently…scientists discover exactly what makes armpits stink, an Elvis Presley imitator sets a new world record, and a fox gets caught stealing shoes.
July has been a busy month in space and an especially busy month for missions to Mars. Here’s a look at the recent launches by NASA and China, as well as the story of two teenage girls from India who discovered an asteroid.
Scientists predict that most polar bears will die out by the year 2100 because of global warming. Even if global warming is slowed, the loss of polar ice means most polar bears will still be seriously affected.
Companies and scientists around the world are racing to create vaccines to help protect people against the new coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2. Because the coronavirus is so serious, the process is happening much more quickly than normal.
Thirty years ago, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) became a law in the United States. The law has had a strong effect, forcing changes in almost every area of American life. But there's still room for improvement.
People in Portland, Oregon have been protesting over police violence and Black rights for nearly two months. Recently, US President Donald Trump sent in US agents, raising tensions and fears in Portland and other cities.