The Church of England is asking people to give up plastic for six weeks. This is in honor of Lent, an important part of their religion.
A young man came into his old school on Wednesday and shot many people. Police caught him and he is in jail now.
There is a new blood test that will let a doctor quickly find out for sure whether someone has a head injury called a concussion.
On Saturday night, a train ran into a herd of elephants. Four of the elephants were killed at once. Another elephant was badly hurt.
A college student almost failed a course because her professor did not know that Australia was both a continent and a country.
Athletes at the 2018 Winter Olympics are facing tough conditions. The weather has been very cold, there have been strong winds, and there was even an earthquake.
Antarctica is a special natural place. Now China is making rules for its visitors to help protect Antarctica and the animals that live there.
In Kansas a person has to be 18 to vote, but there are no age limits to run for governor. This year there are six teenagers running for governor of Kansas.
Nancy Pelosi spoke in Congress for more than 8 hours. She gave the speech to try and help "Dreamers" - young people who were brought to the US without permission when they were children.
Princess Mako of Japan has delayed her wedding. This surprised many people. The princess says she still plans to get married, but in 2020 instead of 2018.