In today's news roundup, the second Democratic debate will only have 10 people, Karachi struggles with swarms of flies, Greta Thunberg arrives in the US, and Barcelona's police offer cover-up kits to swimmers who have lost their clothes.
Published in August 2019
Antonio de la Rosa has completed what he believes is a record - in just over 76 days, he paddled across the Pacific Ocean from San Francisco to Hawaii on a special stand-up paddle boat.
A massive "raft" of very lightweight rocks called pumice is floating across the South Pacific Ocean. The rocks came from an undersea volcano and are expected to wind up in Australia in seven to 12 months.
The computer systems of local governments, school districts, and businesses are being targeted more often by criminals, who lock the computer files, and refuse to unlock them until they are paid.
On Monday, Indonesian President Joko Widodo announced plans for moving the country's capital from Jakarta to the island of Borneo. The move is meant to solve several big problems, but it will be very expensive.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has sent Brazil's army to try to help bring forest fires in the Amazon rainforest under control. The move comes after weeks of inaction which brought criticism from around the world.
In today's news roundup, G7 leaders hold a tense meeting in France, a woman wins all the prizes in a 31-mile (50-kilometer) race, and a city in Germany offers a prize for proof it doesn't exist.
In today's news roundup, Sudan's power-sharing leaders take office, US President Trump gets upset over Greenland, a leader in Tanzania wants to make a list of married men, and dozens of mattresses go flying in Denver.
On Sunday, around 100 people in Iceland held an unusual funeral - for a glacier. The short ceremony marked the passing of one glacier and was meant as a warning to help save the glaciers that remain.
If you went to a state or county fair in the US this summer, you may have had a chance to see an unusual "sport" that is becoming more and more popular around the world. It's called "Rabbit Show Jumping".
Last week Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison met with the leaders of many Pacific island nations. The leaders agreed in many areas, but the talks almost broke down over the climate crisis.