Canada's western provinces are being hit hard by wildfires. Alberta has been hit especially hard. The fires have forced thousands of people to leave their homes, and heavy smoke from the fires has spread far beyond the region.
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In early April, NASA announced the names of the four astronauts who will become the first people in over 50 years to go to the moon. NASA's Artemis II mission is set to take the astronauts on a trip around the Moon in late 2024 or early 2025.
Governments worldwide are making special rules to limit the popular social media app TikTok. The governments have safety concerns about TikTok because it's owned by a Chinese company. But many people think banning TikTok may not be the best answer.
A school science project by a group of students in Canada has led to an important discovery: EpiPens, which help control dangerous allergic reactions, might not work in space.
COP15, an important United Nations meeting of nearly 200 countries, is being held in Montreal, Canada. The goal of the meeting is to agree on how to best protect all the different kinds of living things on our planet - Earth's "biodiversity".
In today's news roundup, Iraq is hit with dangerous sand and dust storms, US Soccer reaches an agreement to pay men and women equally, and a painting that was once traded for cheese sandwiches sells for roughly $270,000.
In today's news roundup, some truckers' protests have ended while others are just starting, the US women's national soccer team wins their court case over equal pay, and a 16-year-old chess whiz from India has beaten world chess champion Magnus Carlsen.
Weeks of protests against Covid-19 rules have shut down parts of Canada. The government is working hard to end the protests. At the same time, similar protests have begun in other countries, copying the methods of the truckers who began the protests.
Truck drivers in Canada are using their trucks to protest the country's Covid-19 rules by blocking the main streets in several cities. The largest protest is in the capital, Ottawa, where the mayor has declared a state of emergency.
In today's news roundup, Sudan's military cracks down on people protesting against the recent coup, northwest Canada & US struggle to recover from widespread flooding, and heavy rains in southern Egypt lead to over 500 people being stung by scorpions.
Northern California was hit on Sunday by an extremely strong storm that knocked down trees and left highways covered with water from record rains. The storm also caused mudslides in areas that were burned in recent wildfires.