Following weeks of protests after the police killing of a black man, people are looking carefully at racist ideas commonly found in everyday life. One result is that many businesses are changing the pictures and names that represent their products.
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Among the more unusual news stories recently, America's "#1 movie" has only been seen by two people, a weather reporter turns his back yard into a weather map, and a fisherman in Galicia, Spain turns up a 700-year-old statue.
Christo, the artist who worked to turn landscapes and buildings into massive, temporary works of art, died Sunday at age 84. Christo surprised the world again and again with the imagination and size of the artworks he created.
Among the more unusual news stories recently…Peachtree Corners, Georgia tries out remote-controlled scooters, a diver saves a whale and almost catches a whale of a fine, and a woman is given a ticket that wins her a $1.1 million Picasso painting.
In spite of complaints from archeologists, the Egyptian government has moved four ancient statues from a 4,000-year-old temple and placed them in the center of a busy traffic circle in downtown Cairo.
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.
In today's news roundup, health experts study a mystery illness in China, Sultan Qaboos, who led Oman for 50 years, has died, and the 36th Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival has opened in Harbin, China.
To recap 2019, NewsForKids.net is taking a look back at some of the most interesting stories we’ve covered this year. Today we’re looking at some unusual stories from the arts.
In today's news roundup, a deadly volcano erupts in New Zealand, Algerians protest their newly elected president, and a hungry artist eats a banana from an artwork valued at $120,000.
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.