In today's news roundup, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte steps down, hoping to form a new government, a farmers' protest in India turns violent, and a band gives concerts to audiences sealed in bubbles.
Published in January 2021
Scientists in Hungary have learned that though most dogs have trouble learning new words, some talented dogs can learn new words without really being taught. They just have to hear the word four times.
When he ran for president, Joe Biden said his Cabinet would "look like America". If Mr. Biden's choices are confirmed by the Senate, his Cabinet will include more different kinds of people than any Cabinet in US history.
In many places around the world, people are protesting the actions of their governments. Today, NFK looks at the way the governments of Russia and Thailand are trying to bring these protesters under control.
Australia's parliament is considering a bill that would force the search website Google to pay for showing links to Australian news websites. Google says if the bill isn't changed, the search company will stop working in Australia.
In today's news roundup, scientists discover the world's oldest cave painting in Indonesia, Italian police find a 500-year-old painting hidden in an apartment closet, and an original cover drawing for a Tintin comic book sells for $3.2 million.
The United States got new leaders yesterday as President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris were sworn in. Mr. Biden is planning a rapid change from many of the plans followed by Ex-President Donald Trump.
Alexei Navalny, who was flown from Russia in August for emergency treatment after being poisoned, returned to Russia on Sunday. Mr. Navalny was met by police when he landed, and was soon taken to jail for 30 days.
As people around the world tune in to see President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris sworn in on Wednesday, 22-year-old poet Amanda Gorman will be getting a huge amount of attention.
Last Saturday, Lai Chi-wai used a rope system to pull himself up over 820 feet (250 meters) along the side of a skyscraper in Hong Kong. Mr. Lai, who can't move his legs, was strapped into his wheelchair as he climbed.
President Yoweri Museveni has been declared the winner of Uganda's election for president. Bobi Wine, who came in second, says the election was unfair. Mr. Wine is currently being held at his house by members of Uganda's military.