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A strange looking insect known as a treehopper has been given an unusual name by Brendan Morris, who's training as an entomologist. He called the insect Kaikaia gaga - after the singing star Lady Gaga.
A few hippos that were brought to Colombia for a zoo have been running wild for over 25 years. Their numbers are growing rapidly and causing problems for other animals in the South American country.
For the last year, Venezuela has had two men who claim to be president. Now the country has a new problem - two men who claim to lead its National Assembly.
A group called New Story is working with a company called Icon to quickly build lots of houses for poor people who need them. The way they are building the houses is unusual - they are 3D-printing them.
In today's news roundup, NATO holds a tense meeting marking its 70th year, protests in Colombia continue, and group that formed to protect apostrophes has given up.
Four years ago, the countries of the world promised to cut pollution in order to fight climate change. Now the United Nations (UN) is warning that instead of going down, global pollution levels are going up.
Bolivia's long-time leader, Evo Morales, has stepped down after three weeks of protests, following an election that many people said was unfair. It's unclear who is now in charge of the country.
Two recent oil spills are a reminder of the environmental dangers of using oil for fuel. A huge leak from an oil ship near Brazil and a pipeline leak in North Dakota show how hard it is to keep oil from spilling.
In today's news roundup, a United Nations climate meeting gets moved from Chile to Spain, there are new world champions in baseball and rugby, and the UK decides to melt Brexit coins and make Wallace and Gromit coins.