In today's news roundup, the US struggles to beat a heatwave, Algeria Wins the African Cup of Nations, a "genius" bear is on the run in Italy, and two penguins keep showing up for sushi in New Zealand.
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Congo is struggling with deadly outbreaks of Ebola and measles. The country knows how to deal with these diseases, but confusion and violence are making it difficult to get the situation under control.
Protesters in Sudan and Hong Kong seem to have reached their goals through protests that have been mainly peaceful. The protests in both countries were huge, and lasted longer than many people expected.
Last week, 7 people died and 53 people were rescued when a boat carrying migrants headed for Europe turned over. Italy's government is making it harder for rescue boats to help people like this.
An agreement to share power in Sudan broke down last week as Sudan's army brutally attacked protesters. The protesters are now holding a nationwide strike, hoping to force the army to agree to their demands.
NewsForKids.net takes a look at the results of recent elections in South Africa, Ukraine, Indonesia, and Thailand.
Students are skipping school to hold climate strikes in 119 countries around the world today. And they're asking adults to join them in another worldwide climate strike on September 20.
Caster Semenya is a fast female runner who has won many world championships. She won gold medals at the 2012 and 2016 Olympics. Now she's been told she can't compete unless she takes a medicine that could make her slower.
The first program to vaccinate children against malaria has begun in Malawi. The new medicine only protects about 40% of the people who get the vaccine, but that is still a huge improvement.
A company called Zipline has begun a drone service to deliver medical supplies by aircraft in Ghana. The company has been providing a similar service in Rwanda since 2016