On Friday, the U.S. Senate voted 51-49 against calling witnesses in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. It's now almost certain that Mr. Trump will be found "not guilty" in the final vote on Wednesday afternoon.
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In today's news roundup, US President Donald Trump's Mideast Peace Plan upsets Palestinians, Sofia Kenin is the surprise winner of the Australian Open, and Nike's special Vaporfly shoes are approved for the Olympics.
In today's news roundup, United Kingdom officially leaves the European Union, a telescope in Hawaii takes amazing pictures of the sun, and Billie Eilish wins big at the Grammys.
Students at Bullock Creek High School in Midland, Michigan found an unusual way to raise money for their robotics team - they used 27,434 rolls of toilet paper to build the world's largest toilet paper pyramid.
On Monday, the American Library Association announced the winners of several major children's book prizes. This year, for the first time ever, a graphic novel won the John Newbery Medal.
Kobe Bryant, one of the greatest basketball players of all time, died in a helicopter crash with his daughter on Sunday. Experts are still trying to learn what caused the crash, which killed nine people in all.
In today's news roundup, the United Kingdom finally passes Brexit, Democrats make the case against President Trump in the US Senate impeachment trial, and for the first time ever, astronauts bake cookies in space.
Last Wednesday, Virginia became the 38th state to approve the Equal Rights Amendment. This approval raises the possibility that a rule protecting the rights of men and women equally will become part of US law.
SpaceX, a company working to supply NASA with spacecraft, has successfully tested its emergency escape system. During the test, the part of the ship that holds people was safely carried away, while the main rocket exploded.
In today's news roundup, the Senate impeachment trial of Donald Trump begins, Magnus Carlsen breaks the record for the longest unbeaten streak in chess history, and a Japanese billionaire looks for female partner for a trip to the moon.
In today's news roundup, avalanches caused by heavy snowfall have killed dozens in Pakistan's Kashmir, thousands of Thais joined a protest run against the government, and US Customs and Border Protection wants help controlling vultures.