Scientists are worried about Western monarch butterflies and are trying to understand why they're struggling. To answer their questions, they're asking people in the western US to send in any pictures of monarchs they take this spring.
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Like many public spaces around the world, the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago is now closed because of the coronavirus, COVID-19. That's given some of the animals at the Shedd the rare chance to see the aquarium as visitors.
Governments around the world are encouraging people to stay home in an effort to limit the spread of COVID-19, the new coronavirus. But governments with elections planned face a difficult choice: should they let people vote, or delay elections?
COVID-19, the new coronavirus, has caused cancellations of sports events all over the world , disappointing athletes and fans. The main reason is to avoid the crowds that the games attract, but some players have also gotten the disease.
A strange looking insect known as a treehopper has been given an unusual name by Brendan Morris, who's training as an entomologist. He called the insect Kaikaia gaga - after the singing star Lady Gaga.
On Tuesday, Joe Biden had another big victory in the race to become the Democratic candidate for president. Six more states held primary elections yesterday, and Mr. Biden won four of the largest states.
On Tuesday, lawmakers in Alabama voted to allow schools to teach yoga, something that's been banned in the state since 1993. But students still won't be allowed to chant.
When NASA sends its new rover blasting off to Mars in July, it will carry the name "Perseverance". The name was suggested by Virginia middle-school student Alexander Mather, who won NASA's "Name the Rover" contest.
After weeks of railway blockades and other protests over the Coastal GasLink pipeline, Canada's government has come to an agreement with indigenous leaders. The blockades, which have blocked train traffic in Canada for weeks, have come down.
Joe Biden won a huge "Super Tuesday" victory yesterday, winning 10 of the 14 states which held primary elections. Mr. Biden, who was vice-president under Barack Obama, did far better than expected, and now leads the Democratic race.
In the last two days, ex-mayor Pete Buttigieg and Senator Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota have dropped out of the race to become the Democratic candidate for president. The news is expected to be a big help to Joe Biden.