A second election has brought Malawi a new president - Lazarus Chakwera, who took nearly 60% of the vote. In Poland, the lack of a clear winner in Sunday's voting means the country will hold a runoff election on July 12.
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In today's news roundup, a historic US Supreme Court ruling protects LGBTQ people, the leader of Netflix gives $120 million to black colleges, and Beyoncé makes a surprise release of a new song.
Last week, a French court decided that a rooster named Maurice is allowed to crow when he wants. The case may seem silly, but it points out a growing conflict between groups of people in France.
In today's news roundup, leaked texts lead to protests in Puerto Rico, Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dies, tapes of the 1969 moon landing are auctioned off, and four children take a 600 mile (1,000 kilometer) car drive.
In the US, a group of 21 young people are taking the government to court, saying that the government did not work to stop climate change, even though it knew about the problem.
A 69-year-old Dutch man who works on TV has gone to court with an unusual request. He wants to be allowed to take 20 years off his age.
Reports about Judge Brett Kavanaugh's past have people on all sides upset. Some say the stories hurt an innocent man. Others say the judge has no business being a judge.
President Trump has chosen Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court - the highest court in the US. The Senate must now vote to decide if Judge Kavanaugh can join the court.
The US Postal Service has been told to pay $3.5 million because they put a picture of the wrong Statue of Liberty on one of their postage stamps.
Justice Anthony Kennedy has said that he is leaving the Supreme Court. President Trump will now get to choose another judge for the most powerful court in the US.