Liam Garner was just 17 years old when he started out on his big adventure - a 20,000 mile (32,000 kilometer) bike trip from Alaska to Argentina. In early January, he finally finished his trip, 17 months after he started.
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On Tuesday, the United Nations' weather agency reported on the longest lightning flash ever recorded. The lightning bolt shot through the sky over the US in 2020, crossing three states. It covered a total distance of 477 miles (768 kilometers).
In today's news roundup, thousands protest against Cuba's government, Italy beats England to win the Euro 2020, Argentina beats Brazil to win the Copa America, and Zaila Avant-garde is the first Black American to win the Scripps Spelling Bee.
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.
In today's news roundup, police in India fight off farmers protesting over new laws, people around the world mourn soccer great Diego Maradona, and two valuable historic notebooks that belonged to Charles Darwin may have been stolen.
Criminals are targeting the computer systems of school districts, universities, banks, large businesses, and other groups around the world, locking up their computer files, and refusing to unlock them until they are paid.
Scientists have recently discovered that Andean condors - some of the world's largest birds - barely flap their wings at all while flying. Instead, they use rising air currents to remain in the air for hours.