On April 3, 1973, Martin Cooper made a cell phone call while walking down the sidewalks of New York. These days, that wouldn't be unusual. At the time, it was amazing. It was the first call ever made with a handheld cell phone.
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On Tuesday, Ex-US President Donald Trump was charged in New York with the crime of creating false business records. Mr. Trump said he was not guilty of any of the charges. Mr. Trump is the first US president to ever be arrested for a crime.
Liam Garner was just 17 years old when he started out on his big adventure - a 20,000 mile (32,000 kilometer) bike trip from Alaska to Argentina. In early January, he finally finished his trip, 17 months after he started.
Governments worldwide are making special rules to limit the popular social media app TikTok. The governments have safety concerns about TikTok because it's owned by a Chinese company. But many people think banning TikTok may not be the best answer.
On Monday, a United Nations climate group released a major new report on climate change. The report explains that the climate crisis has become even more serious, and that massive climate action must be taken before 2030 to avoid the worst effects of the crisis.
Jordan Stolz: World’s Youngest Speed Skating Champ
On Friday March 3, 18-year-old Jordan Stolz became the youngest person ever to win a world speed skating gold medal. As the weekend went on, he won two other gold medals, defeating Olympic champions in each of those events.
On Monday, US President Joe Biden approved a huge new oil drilling project in Alaska. The move has pleased some people in Alaska. But it has upset many others, who say the project will hurt the environment and slow the fight against climate change.
Chloe Ricketts – Youngest Player in US Pro Women’s Soccer
Chloe Ricketts is only 15 years old, but she's already signed a professional contract with the Washington Spirit soccer team. That makes her the youngest player ever to sign with the National Women's Soccer League.
The European Space Agency is working with NASA to create a shared time system for the moon. The new system will be needed as more and more missions to the moon are planned.
Biden Visits Ukraine Nearly a Year After War Started
On Monday, US President Joe Biden made a surprise visit to Ukraine, where he met with Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky. The visit was meant to show support for the country in its fight against Russia as the war enters its second year.
A tiny mouse at the San Diego Zoo has set a new world record for the oldest known living mouse. The mouse, named Pat, turned nine years and 209 days old last Wednesday.