On Wednesday, Yvon Chouinard, who started the clothing company Patagonia, announced that he was giving the company away. Mr. Chouinard and his family have turned over the $3 billion company to an organization that will work to fight climate change.
Published in September 2022
On Monday, US President Joe Biden announced a greater focus on a special US government effort to fight cancer. Mr. Biden hopes his "Cancer Moonshot" will cut US deaths from cancer in half in the next 25 years.
Scientists report that people in Sydney, Australia are in a battle with cockatoos. The birds have learned to open the lids on trash bins, and people are figuring out new ways to keep the lids closed. But the clever birds are quickly discovering new tricks.
Ukraine has shut down the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant. The plant - the largest in Europe - has often been attacked in recent months, causing safety concerns. After losing power from outside, experts have decided to shut the plant down for safety.
In today's news roundup, England's Queen Elizabeth II passes away at age 96, voters in Chile reject a new constitution, and four challenging codes included on a new Australian coin were cracked by a 14-year-old boy in about an hour.
Today, NewsForKids.net looks at three amazing athletes who have recently retired. Serena Williams played her final tennis match last Friday. On Tuesday, Sue Bird played her last WNBA basketball game. And sprinter Allyson Felix ran her last race in August.
Extreme weather is causing serious problems in countries around the world. Today, NewsForKids.net looks at Typhoon Hinnamnor's effects on South Korea, extreme heat in the western United States, and Pakistan's efforts to keep its largest lake from overflowing.
On Monday, Britain's Conservative Party announced that its members had elected Liz Truss as the party's new leader. That means Ms. Truss will become the next prime minister of the United Kingdom. She'll replace Boris Johnson, who stepped down in July.
Last Thursday, students across Ukraine headed back to school. But six months after the country was invaded by Russian forces, the experience of going back to school in Ukraine is very different than it was last school year.
In today's news roundup, Mikhail Gorbachev, who broke down barriers between Russia and the US, has died, Japan has declared war on floppy disks, and a truck carrying tomatoes crashed on a California highway, causing a tomato sauce traffic jam.