In today's news roundup, Shanghai is finally released from its two-month lockdown, K-Pop group BTS visits the White House, and a visitor to Paris's Louvre museum attacks the Mona Lisa…with a piece of cake.
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This weekend, England will celebrate the "Platinum Jubilee" of Queen Elizabeth II, an event marking the queen's 70 years on the throne. The country has planned a huge celebration that will run from Thursday to Sunday.
Experts say the world is heading toward a global food emergency. This could have a big effect on countries struggling to feed their people. Experts say there's enough food - the challenge is to get the food where it's needed at reasonable prices.
Scientists recently announced the world's tiniest remote-controlled robots. Small enough to sit on the side of a penny, the robots can be controlled by a laser. The scientists say one day robots like these may be able to work in areas too small for tools.
After several recent mass shootings, the United States is again turning to face the problem of gun violence. Americans are regularly shocked and saddened by mass shootings. But changing the country’s gun laws is incredibly difficult.
In today's news roundup, Pfizer promises lower drug prices to 45 poorer countries, Lyon beats Barcelona to win their eighth Women's Champions League title, and NASA's Mars lander InSight takes one last selfie, covered in dust.
In the past, scientists have shown that bees have some surprising math skills. Now, new research shows that bees can even be trained to tell the difference between odd and even numbers. Before this, humans were the only animals known to have this ability.
People in Bangladesh and India are struggling as they face serious flooding caused by early heavy rains. The floods have covered roads, bridges, and entire villages. Millions of people have been left isolated by the flood waters.
Scientists at the University of Florida have grown plants in soil that came from the Moon. The plants didn't grow as well as those grown in dirt from Earth, but the experiment marks an important step toward growing plants on the Moon.
Labor party leader Anthony Albanese was sworn in as Australia's new leader on Monday, as the ruling Coalition government was voted out. The result marks a huge change, as Mr. Albanese becomes Australia's first Labor prime minister in nine years.
In today's news roundup, Iraq is hit with dangerous sand and dust storms, US Soccer reaches an agreement to pay men and women equally, and a painting that was once traded for cheese sandwiches sells for roughly $270,000.