On June 12, Selah Schneiter set the record as the youngest person to successfully complete the famous climb up "The Nose" of El Capitan. Selah is just 10 years old.
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NASA has announced that it will let businesses pay to use the International Space Station. The move will allow companies to do the kind of space research that used to be limited to the government.
On Thursday night, the Toronto Raptors held off the Golden State Warriors to become the first Canadian team to win the NBA championships. The Raptors won the sixth and final game 114-110.
Last Tuesday night, people working at the National Weather Service in San Diego, California were puzzled by a strange shape on their radar screens. The unusual cloud turned out to be a massive swarm of ladybugs.
David Katz was upset by all the plastic going into the oceans. To help solve the problem, he had an unusual idea - to treat plastic like money. Mr. Katz calls his idea the "Plastic Bank".
Students taking part in the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday set a new kind of record. Instead of having one winner, for the first time ever, the contest had eight winners.
San Francisco has decided that its city government workers can't use computer programs that recognize faces. San Francisco is the first US city to take such a strong step to keep this technology under control.
A six-year struggle between the Philippines and Canada over trash which was shipped as "recycling" is finally ending. Canada has agreed to take back its trash.
On Friday, New Mexico state senator John Pinto died. Mr. Pinto was one of the last of the Navajo code talkers, a group of Marines who helped the United States send secret messages during World War II.
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.