Recently, scientists have found examples of two kinds of animals that were thought to be extinct. One is a kind of tortoise last seen in 1906, the other is a river otter that scientists thought no longer existed in Argentina.
Last week was a tough one for fossil fuel businesses. Large oil producing companies in the Netherlands and the United States had some major defeats. The pattern suggests that fossil fuel companies are facing difficult times ahead.
Every day, someone from US President Joe Biden's team at the White House speaks to reporters and takes their questions on live TV. Last Wednesday, Karine Jean-Pierre became the first Black woman in 30 years to do that job.
Huge amounts of plastic waste have spilled from a burning ship off the coast of Sri Lanka. The waste is covering the country's best known beaches with plastic. A cleanup effort has begun, but there are worries that the pollution could grow worse.
In today's news roundup, Belarus forces a plane to land in order to arrest a reporter, soldiers in Mali remove government leaders for the second time in nine months, and an airplane pilot in Australia falls asleep for 40 minutes while flying.
Samoa's newly-elected female prime minister has been locked out of Parliament, while the current prime minister refuses to give up his position. The disagreement has left Samoa with a complicated problem that's challenging its constitution.
For people around the world, Wednesday's full moon will appear much larger than normal because it's closer to Earth. But in many parts of the world, people will also have a chance to see a total eclipse of this "super blood" moon.
Mount Nyiragongo in the Democratic Republic of Congo erupted on Saturday night, forcing tens of thousands of people in the city of Goma to leave their homes. The lava reached the edge of the city, but did less damage than some people had feared.
In today's news roundup, Israel and Palestinian militant groups have agreed to stop fighting temporarily, scientists in Michigan find a massive 100-year-old fish, and a machine that makes pizzas while you wait fails to impress people in Italy.
Something unusual is happening in the eastern United States: insects that have been underground for 17 years are coming out in great numbers, mating, and making lots of noise. In a few weeks, they'll disappear for another 17 years.