After yet another mass shooting, the United States is struggling again with the problem of gun violence. Americans are regularly shocked and saddened by mass shootings, but changing the country's gun laws has proved nearly impossible.
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In today's news roundup, an attack causes serious damage to Iran's largest nuclear factory, Hideki Matsuyama becomes the first Japanese man to win a major golf tournament, and the US runs low on ketchup packets.
Last summer, the US faced huge nationwide protests over police violence against people of color. Now, nearly a year after the event that triggered those protests, similar problems continue to happen.
In today's news roundup, protests and violence continue in Myanmar two months after a military coup, early elections in Greenland bring the opposition party to power, and endangered right whales are having a good year, with the most calves since 2015.
The US has two new college basketball champions. On Sunday, Stanford beat Arizona for the NCAA women’s title. Last night, Baylor completely controlled the game to defeat Gonzaga and become the NCAA men’s champions.
There's currently a big struggle in the US over voting. Many Democrats are working to make it easier for people to vote. At the same time, many Republicans are working to put more limits on voting.
Today, NewsForKids.net takes a look at some recent news stories related to the climate crisis. They include efforts to put a price on pollution, a new US push to tackle the climate crisis, and a suggestion to study dimming the sun.
You might not expect it, but cows are a large source of the greenhouse gases that are driving climate change. Now scientists have shown that the pollution from cows can be reduced by adding a little seaweed to their food.
In spite of great progress, women are still struggling to make sure they're safe and treated fairly. Violence against women is a huge problem. Many women are protesting, hoping to break the patterns that allow this violence to continue.
Starting April 1, many of the skyscrapers and other buildings in Philadelphia will be going dark at night. Though the move will cut down on energy use, the main goal of the effort is to help protect migrating birds.