People have long known that African grey parrots are clever. Now, new research shows that they are also selfless, and willing to help a partner get ahead, even if doing so doesn't help them at all.
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Queen Elizabeth II has approved a surprising plan by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to "step back" from their positions as "senior royals" so the couple can be more independent.
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In today's news roundup, a strike by French workers has become France's longest strike in 50 years, Germany cuts long-distance train travel prices, and drivers in Washington state find themselves covered in tumbleweeds.
Britain’s Prince William has announced a new award, called the “Earthshot Prize”, which is meant to encourage people to make big, important changes to help deal with the problems facing the Earth today.
In today's news roundup, China responds strongly to negative comments from soccer star Mesut Özil, a Christmas song hits number one 25 years after it was recorded, and the US stops trading with the imaginary country of Wakanda.
In today's news roundup, Australia has record heat as it continues to fight strong bushfires, Italy's "Sardines" pack together to protest, and Fallon Sherrock becomes the first woman to beat a man during the World Darts Championship.
Over the last two weeks, leaders from around 200 countries took part in a United Nations meeting in Madrid, Spain on the climate crisis. The meeting ended Sunday with several important problems not solved.
In today's news roundup, Bougainville clearly votes to leave Papua New Guinea, 34-year-old Sanna Marin becomes prime minister of Finland, and Greta Thunberg is named Person of the Year by Time magazine.
United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative party has won the UK election, taking control of the House of Commons. This clears the path for Mr. Johnson to push through his plan to leave the European Union.