In today's news roundup, a California company cuts electricity to avoid wildfires, women in Iran watch their first soccer game in 40 years, and the paintings of a famous chimpanzee artist will be sold in December.
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How do you start an international problem that upsets millions of people in two very different countries? For Daryl Morey, it was as simple as posting a picture on the internet.
In today's news roundup, Haiti is shaken by violent protests, Bernie Sanders gets treated for a heart problem, a freak snowstorm blankets Montana, and UPS gets permission to use drones for deliveries.
In today's news roundup, another Global Climate Strike ends a week of climate action, Jacques Chirac, past president of France, dies, Mattel lets kids decide if their dolls are boys or girls, and a Pennsylvania truck leaves an omelet behind.
On Tuesday, the US House of Representatives began officially looking into whether Congress should accuse US President Donald Trump of one or more crimes in a process called "impeachment".
On Friday, people around the world took part in a Global Climate Strike that is believed to be the largest climate protest in history. Event organizers say around 4 million people took part.
In today's news roundup, a group of US auto workers goes on strike, pictures come out of Canada's prime minister in blackface, and a plan to "storm" a US Air Force base looking for aliens ends without much action.
In today's news roundup, Texas struggles after Tropical Storm Imelda, the Rugby World Cup opens in Japan, a company promotes a chair you can wear, and a high school finds bedbugs in its iPads.
Last Wednesday, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called for a national election in Canada. The move kicked off a 40-day election period that will end with a vote on October 21.
A drone attack on buildings and machinery used to produce oil in Saudi Arabia has limited world oil supplies and raised the possibility of a larger conflict in the Middle East.
In today's news roundup, Typhoon Faxai hits Japan, Norway is struck with a mystery dog illness, an artist plants a forest in a soccer stadium, and a boy gets teased for a t-shirt he created, which goes on to be a best-seller.