Three teenage tennis stars have been amazing crowds at this year's US Open. One of the athletes has left the contest because of an injury, but two others have reached the semi-finals, after defeating many highly-rated players.
On Sunday, soldiers in Guinea's capital, Conakry, marched on the president's palace, arrested the president, and took control of the country. Colonel Mamady Doumbouya, who led the coup, later said that the country would soon have a new government.
It's been over a week since Hurricane Ida slammed into Louisiana, and the area is still struggling to recover. So are many states much farther north which were surprised by the extreme damage the hurricane brought with it.
In July, Algeria became the last country in the world to stop selling leaded gasoline. The news marks a major step in improving the environment, and shows that the world's countries can work together to solve environmental problems.
In today's news roundup, fire fighters struggle to bring the Caldor wildfire under control, a 20-story apartment tower in Milan burns, soccer stars Ronaldo Cristiano and Lionel Messi change football clubs, and a mom saves her son by punching a mountain lion.
Harvey Sutton spent nearly seven months hiking with his parents, walking the thousands of miles that make up the complete Appalachian Trail. Harvey, or "Little Man", was just 4 years old when he started, and celebrated his 5th birthday on the trail.
China's government has made new rules limiting online gaming for children to three hours a week. The government says the move is meant to protect the health of children. It's just one of many recent steps China has taken to limit the effects of the internet.
The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games officially began last Tuesday. Many Paralympic records and world records have been broken in the last week. The excitement will continue until the Games end on September 5.
Hurricane Ida pounded Louisiana yesterday with extremely strong winds and heavy rains. Ida is the second strongest hurricane to hit Louisiana, and it's still moving slowly, leaving a path of destruction behind it.
In today's news roundup, a terrorist group sets off bombs near the airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, Kathy Hochul takes over as New York state's first female governor, and scientists discover that plant-eating giant tortoises sometimes also hunt young birds.
The LEGO Group has been working on a way to make LEGO bricks out of recycled plastic. The bricks aren't ready yet, but the company says it's making progress. Making bricks from recycled materials could cut pollution from the company's bricks by 70%.