In today's news roundup, wildfires grow larger and more serious in North America and Siberia, typhoons, monsoons, and other storms cause serious problems in Asia, and cockatoos in Australia learn how to open trash bins by watching each other.
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In today's news roundup, record-setting rains cause deadly flooding in China's Henan province, the Tokyo Olympics are set to open tomorrow in spite of coronavirus challenges, and the Milwaukee Bucks win their first NBA title in 50 years.
In today's news roundup, Benjamin Netanyahu is removed after years as Israel's leader, China sends three astronauts to its new space station, and a Florida city sells its water tower - by accident.
On Friday, China landed its Zhurong rover on the surface of Mars - a huge step for the country's space program. The Zhurong will join NASA's rovers and its Ingenuity helicopter, which are also doing things never been done on Mars before.
In today's news roundup, Republicans remove Liz Cheney for speaking out against Ex-President Donald Trump, a Chinese rocket falls safely into the Indian Ocean, and DK Metcalf is fast enough for football, but not quite fast enough for sprinting.
Tensions have been rising in the South China Sea, which is partly claimed by many different nations. As China's ships and planes continue to worry nearby countries, the United States is working to balance China's power in the area.
Many large clothing companies are facing a tough choice in China - do they lose Chinese business by speaking out about the way China is treating people? Or do they remain quiet so that they can keep selling in China?
Beijing and much of northern China have been hit by an intense dust and sand storm. The storm, driven by winds across the Gobi Desert, has turned the skies of the Chinese capital orange, and left the air unsafe to breathe.
In today's news roundup, China and Russia team up on a moon research station, the world's oldest woman will help carry the Olympic torch, and as its prices keep going up, Venezuela creates its first 1 million bolivar bill.
Lunar New Year, China's most important holiday, began last Friday. Normally, hundreds of millions of people would be traveling around this time. But this year, because of the coronavirus, many Chinese people are simply staying home.
Two spacecraft from Earth reached Mars this week - one from the United Arab Emirates, and the other from China. The missions, which launched last July, take on big, new challenges for their countries. A US spacecraft should arrive on February 18.