The US Library of Congress has named Joy Harjo as the new US Poet Laureate. Ms. Harjo is the first Native American to be chosen as the country's official poet.
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Should women be forced to wear high heels for their jobs? Yumi Ishikawa, a 32-year-old actress from Japan, says no. And she's collected the signatures of almost 30,000 people who agree with her.
A beauty company in Brazil will soon begin selling two brand-new perfumes. But there's an unusual story behind the perfumes - the smells were created by a computer.
I. M. Pei, one of the world's most famous building designers, died last Thursday at age 102. Mr. Pei created buildings which are known and recognized around the world.
Last October, Australia put out a new $50 bill, which is harder to copy. Sadly, the bills have a spelling mistake that didn't get noticed until after the bank had put out 46 million of them.
Though many people know of Christopher Columbus, not many people are familiar with his children. Now one son, Hernando Colón, has made the news almost 500 years after his death.
Notre-Dame, an 850-year-old Paris church, famous around the world for its artistic design, has been hit by a major fire. French President Emmanuel Macron says the church will be rebuilt.
The song "Old Town Road" by Lil Nas X is a country song. Or maybe a rap song. People have different ideas, but no matter what you call it, it has become the number one song in the US.
Today, museums around the world are holding "Slow Art Day" in order to encourage their visitors to take their time and appreciate art more deeply.