In today's news roundup, Australia and New Zealand send help to keep the peace in the Solomon Islands, Josephine Baker becomes the first Black woman to enter France's famous Pantheon, and Julie Anne Genter rides her bike to the hospital to have her baby - again.
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In today's news roundup, Mexico City is still in shock after a deadly train accident on Monday, a woman from Mali who expected seven babies gives birth to nine, and a Belgian farmer moves a stone and changes the border between two countries.
Among the more unusual news stories recently…scientists discover that some bats use "baby talk" to communicate with their cubs, someone in China just paid $325,000 for a phone number, and a town in Switzerland gets hit with "chocolate snow".
In today's news roundup, SpaceX and NASA launch the first human spaceflight from the US in almost 10 years, a man comes down after spending nearly a year on a tower, and a very unusual baby name gets changed - a little.
Carrie Symonds, the partner of UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, gave birth to a baby boy on April 29. The baby was born only a few weeks after both parents recovered from COVID-19.
Scientists at MIT have developed a "Smart Diaper" that can call for a change when it's wet. Adding the technology to the diapers wouldn't cost much and could improve both comfort and health care.
The British royal family has a new member. Early Monday morning, Meghan Markle, the wife of Britain's Prince Harry, gave birth to a baby boy. The baby is seventh in line for the British throne.
A Chinese scientist says he has edited the DNA of twin baby girls. If true, the news is a worrying change from the way scientists usually work with DNA.
Julie Anne Genter, who works on women's issues and transportation in New Zealand's government, found an unusual way to go to the hospital to have her baby. She biked.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern gave birth to a baby girl yesterday. She is the second world leader to have a baby while in office.
On Monday, Tammy Duckworth became the first person to give birth while working as a US senator. The senator reported that she'd had a baby girl, named Maile Pearl.