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US Astronaut Spends a Year in Space

NASA astronaut Frank Rubio has set a new record for the longest spaceflight by an American. As of today, he has been in space for a full year, working on the International Space Station. Dr. Rubio broke the old record of 355 days in early September.

Global Protests to End Fossil Fuels

Over the weekend, people around the world turned out in huge numbers to protest the burning of fossil fuels. The protests - the largest since before the coronavirus pandemic - were meant to send a strong message to political leaders: "Take climate action now."

US Auto Workers Go on Strike

On Friday, thousands of workers at three of the largest US car companies went on strike. The workers are part of the United Auto Workers union, and they're looking for better pay and job security, as car companies make the move to electric cars.


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