Koko, a gorilla who learned to speak with signs and made the world look at animals in a different way, has died. She was 46 years old when she died.
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Algeria is turning off the Internet as students begin to take their final high school tests. The country wants to keep the students from sharing test questions over the Internet.
As a girl, Laura Murray was given a small bottle of dust. Now, almost 50 years later, she's taking NASA to court to keep that bottle - the dust came from the moon.
Baobabs are huge trees that grow mainly in Africa. They can live for thousands of years. Scientist say the largest of these trees are dying, probably because of climate change.
Most people know that using a phone while driving is dangerous. What about walking? Every year, tens of thousands of walkers are hurt or killed while they are on their phones.
A raccoon became very big news on the Internet this week as it climbed a 25-story office building. Millions of people watched as the raccoon worked its way up the tower.
Scientists in Australia have shown that bees seem to understand the idea of zero. Up until now only a few animals with larger brains have shown this skill.
On Sunday, a volcano in Guatemala erupted, sending burning clouds of gas and rock down below. About 100 people died and 300 were hurt. Around 200 people are still missing.
Last Friday a pilot whale died in Thailand after swallowing over 80 plastic bags. Workers had been trying to save it for days, but it was not able to survive.
A container ship lost 83 containers over the side of the boat near Sydney on Thursday. Some containers came open and trash is already washing up on beaches.