In today's news roundup, Albania struggles to recover from a deadly earthquake, a ship carrying 14,600 sheep turns over, and while some politicians warm to the idea of calling a climate emergency, others turn to ice.
Published in November 2019
The World Health Organization says that 80% of the world's teens don't get enough exercise to live healthy lives. The pattern of inactivity could have serious effects as these teens become adults.
When Jason Esterhuizen was 23, an accident left him blind. Now, eight years later, special glasses and a device inside his brain are allowing him to make out some details of the world around him.
Four years ago, the countries of the world promised to cut pollution in order to fight climate change. Now the United Nations (UN) is warning that instead of going down, global pollution levels are going up.
On October 30, 3M announced the results of its 2019 Young Scientist Challenge. 14-year-old Kara Fan's spray-on bandage beat out several other creative solutions to some of the world's biggest problems.
After months of protests, people in Hong Kong got a chance to vote on Sunday. The election, which was seen as a way of judging Hong Kong's government, looks like a big win for the protesters.
In today's news roundup, the US House's public hearings into President Trump's Ukraine deal end, Shinzo Abe becomes Japan's longest-serving prime minister, and NASA plans to test an underwater ice rover in Antarctica.
In today's news roundup, Israel faces big political changes, rising fuel prices cause protests in Iran, and the internet buzzes over Greta Thunberg's "twin" from 120 years ago.
In October, a Rwandan company called Mara opened two factories - one in Rwanda and the other in South Africa. The factories will produce the first smartphones built completely in Africa.
Two important political debates were recently held in the United Kingdom and the United States. A debate is a discussion between people trying to get elected. Each is asked questions and given a chance to present their ideas.