After years of effort, the NBA (National Basketball Association) and FIBA (International Basketball Federation) are starting a new professional basketball league on the continent of Africa. The Basketball Africa League (BAL) will begin in March.
Election results have been announced this week in several places around the world with some surprising results. Today, NFK looks at how things turned out in New Hampshire, Ireland, and Delhi.
In January, the New York Times reported on a company which claimed its computer program could identify almost anyone from a picture. The news that a small company had secretly done this shocked many people.
Last Thursday, American astronaut Christina Koch arrived back on Earth after 328 days in space. That's the longest spaceflight ever made by a woman, and just one of the many things Ms. Koch achieved in space.
China is struggling to keep up as the number of cases of the new coronavirus continues to grow. Though there are some signs the disease is slowing, China still has more sick people than it can handle.
In today's news roundup, Antarctica records its highest temperature ever, Kenya's long time president, Daniel arap Moi, dies, and the owner of a pet food company eats dog food for 30 days.
In today's news roundup, the Wuhan coronavirus continues to spread, affecting people and businesses, Mumbai police get creative to stop drivers from honking, and an artist causes traffic jams with a little red wagon and 99 cell phones.
Love coloring? Want to get inspired by some great or unusual art? There's no better time than this week, as over 100 different museums, libraries, universities, and other groups are putting out coloring books based on art in their collections.
Scientists have turned albatrosses into ocean spies by placing special radar tracking devices on them. The seabirds, which spend weeks at a time over the open ocean, collected information on boats fishing illegally.
Iowa's process for choosing the 2020 Democratic candidate for president ended in pure confusion on Monday. A series of communication problems left voters, candidates, and Democratic party leaders with no idea who had won.