In today's news roundup, Japan struggles with landslides and floods, Chile and Argentina get to see a solar eclipse, a party in the Philippines sends people to the hospital, and President Trump's July 4 event has an unusual history lesson.
Published in “South America”
A massive power failure has struck several countries in South America, leaving millions of people without electricity for nearly a day. No one is sure yet what caused the blackout.
A beauty company in Brazil will soon begin selling two brand-new perfumes. But there's an unusual story behind the perfumes - the smells were created by a computer.
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.
Today, museums around the world are holding "Slow Art Day" in order to encourage their visitors to take their time and appreciate art more deeply.
On March 11, Lee Spencer, who has just one leg, smashed the world record for a single person rowing from Europe to South America, beating the old record by over 36 days.
Around 1.5 million people in over 120 countries took to the streets on Friday, March 15 as part of a worldwide climate strike, inspired by Greta Thunberg.
After years without enough food or medicine, and money worth almost nothing, life in Venezuela has become even harder. Most of the country has been without electricity for the last four days.
In recent weeks scientists have found two very different animals that have not been seen in dozens of years - a very rare tortoise and the world's largest bee.
Humans are not the only ones who use dating sites and apps to find a mate. Frogs and cows are also finding partners through creative use of technology.