In today's news roundup, protests force leaders to step down in Lebanon and Iraq, a US Air Force mystery plane lands after over two years in space, and a painting that was headed for the dump sells for $26.6 million.
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The Natural History Museum in London holds a yearly contest for the Wildlife Photographer of the Year and Young Wildlife Photographer of the Year. Here are some of this year’s best pictures, and the stories behind them.
In today's news roundup, a California company cuts electricity to avoid wildfires, women in Iran watch their first soccer game in 40 years, and the paintings of a famous chimpanzee artist will be sold in December.
In today's news roundup, Paris is slowed to a crawl by a transportation strike, Hong Kong protesters continue, with a song, the FIBA Basketball World Cup Championship is today, and thieves in England steal a golden toilet.
In today's news roundup, Typhoon Faxai hits Japan, Norway is struck with a mystery dog illness, an artist plants a forest in a soccer stadium, and a boy gets teased for a t-shirt he created, which goes on to be a best-seller.
In today's news roundup, the Arctic is hit by huge wildfires, the US and Russia pull out of an important agreement, the woman who was the voice of Minnie Mouse dies, and the 1969 moon landing is remembered - in butter.
Rap star Nicki Minaj has canceled a concert in Saudi Arabia in response to protests. Many people asked Ms. Minaj to cancel her concert to protest the way the country treats women and many of its other people.
I. M. Pei, one of the world's most famous building designers, died last Thursday at age 102. Mr. Pei created buildings which are known and recognized around the world.
Though many people know of Christopher Columbus, not many people are familiar with his children. Now one son, Hernando Colón, has made the news almost 500 years after his death.