In today's news roundup, new leaders around the world are taking control, teenagers are snapping up gold medals in the Tokyo Olympics, and one man's dream of raising money by running on the ocean in a "hamster wheel" is cut short.
Published in July 2021
News Roundup: Severe Weather Around the World & Cockatoos Talk Trash
In today's news roundup, wildfires grow larger and more serious in North America and Siberia, typhoons, monsoons, and other storms cause serious problems in Asia, and cockatoos in Australia learn how to open trash bins by watching each other.
News Roundup: China Floods, Tokyo Olympics, & NBA Champs
In today's news roundup, record-setting rains cause deadly flooding in China's Henan province, the Tokyo Olympics are set to open tomorrow in spite of coronavirus challenges, and the Milwaukee Bucks win their first NBA title in 50 years.
News Roundup: US Wildfires, European Floods, & a Tiny Cow
In today's news roundup, fire fighters struggle to control over 70 wildfires in the western United States, Germany and other European countries are starting to recover after massive flooding, and crowds rush to see a tiny cow in Bangladesh.
News Roundup: South Africa Protests, Venice Ships, & Huge Goldfish
In today's news roundup, South Africa is shaken by violence and rioting after the jailing of an ex-president, Italy says huge cruise ships can no longer visit Venice, and a Minnesota town warns about massive goldfish in its lakes.
News Roundup: Cuba Protests, Soccer Champs, & a Spelling Whiz
In today's news roundup, thousands protest against Cuba's government, Italy beats England to win the Euro 2020, Argentina beats Brazil to win the Copa America, and Zaila Avant-garde is the first Black American to win the Scripps Spelling Bee.
News Roundup: Haiti President, Bird Illness, & an Amazing Helicopter
In today's news roundup, Haiti's government is left in a shaky position after the country's president is killed, scientists study an unusual bird illness in the eastern United States, and NASA's Mars helicopter keeps on flying.
News Roundup: Ransomware Attack, Flaming Gas Leak, & a Space Race
In today's news roundup, businesses around the world are hit by a massive computer attack, an underwater gas leak in the Gulf of Mexico leads to flames shooting out of the water, and two billionaires race to become the world's first space tourists.
News Roundup: Ethiopia Ceasefire, Swedish Leader, & Flintstone House
In today's news roundup, Ethiopia declares a ceasefire in its war in Tigray, Sweden is looking for a new leader after a no-confidence vote removes the prime minister, and a Flintstone house is allowed to keep its dinosaurs.