In today's news roundup, Israel may be getting an unusual eight-party coalition government, Naomi Osaka drops out of the French Open to protect her mental health, and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson gets married in a secret ceremony.
Published in “Year: 2021”
Recently, scientists have found examples of two kinds of animals that were thought to be extinct. One is a kind of tortoise last seen in 1906, the other is a river otter that scientists thought no longer existed in Argentina.
Last week was a tough one for fossil fuel businesses. Large oil producing companies in the Netherlands and the United States had some major defeats. The pattern suggests that fossil fuel companies are facing difficult times ahead.
Every day, someone from US President Joe Biden's team at the White House speaks to reporters and takes their questions on live TV. Last Wednesday, Karine Jean-Pierre became the first Black woman in 30 years to do that job.
Huge amounts of plastic waste have spilled from a burning ship off the coast of Sri Lanka. The waste is covering the country's best known beaches with plastic. A cleanup effort has begun, but there are worries that the pollution could grow worse.