Around the world, the coronavirus is presenting massive challenges - so huge that governments are having a hard time keeping up. Seeing the need, ordinary citizens are volunteering - pitching in and doing what they can to help.
Published in April 2020
In early March, the US space agency NASA asked people who wanted to become astronauts to apply. Over 12,000 people applied, showing that interest is still very strong in the US space program.
Cooped up, locked down, in your homes,
April is the month to celebrate poems.
A group of poets, called the AAP,
Reminds us to read and share poetry.
The coronavirus pandemic has had a striking effect on the presidential election in the United States, completely changing the way the election seemed to be heading, and leaving the future uncertain.
With sports around the world shut down because of the coronavirus, things are getting a little strange. Now real pro basketball players are playing basketball video games against each other and it's being shown on the sports station ESPN.
Nepal's government is requiring students in grades four through eight to take yoga classes. The government says the classes will give students exercise and improve their health. But some people don't like the idea because of yoga's connections to religion.
The number of Mexican gray wolves in the United States jumped by nearly 25% last year. That growth in numbers is good news for an animal that was in danger of dying out. But not everyone is happy about the news.
Companies around the world are working quickly to help solve problems created by the new coronavirus, COVID-19. Recently, two big problems have been that there aren't enough tests and that there aren't enough masks.