Today, the US celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Dr. King's nonviolent protest methods guided his country through a very difficult period and set an example for others around the world.
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On Tuesday, hundreds of thousands of women joined together to create a "Women's Wall" - a human chain that stretched 385 miles (620 kilometers) in the Indian state of Kerala.
When Jocelyn Bell discovered a new and unusual kind of star, the work won a Nobel prize - for her advisor. Now, 50 years later, she's won a huge prize of her own.
Nike, which sells sports shoes and clothes, has lots of people talking about its new ad. The ad stars Colin Kaepernick, who made news by kneeling during the US national anthem.
When scientist Jessica Wade realized how little information there was about women scientists, she decided to help solve the problem. She's now created Wikipedia pages for over 300 female scientists.
The Tour de France is a very difficult bike race. It lasts over three weeks and covers 2,082 miles ( 3,351 kilometers). It ended yesterday with a new champion, Geraint Thomas.
The US Navy has changed its rules about how women can wear their hair. Now women can wear ponytails and some other hairstyles if they are neat and safe.
Many people have been remembering Nelson Mandela's life and ideas. Mr. Mandela led South Africa after spending 27 years in jail. He would have been 100 yesterday.
Starting Sunday, Saudi Arabian women were finally allowed to drive. They have been fighting for that right for almost 30 years, but many people say it's not enough.
Today is World Day Against Child Labor. 152 million children around the world are forced to work, often in dangerous or unhealthy jobs. Here is a look at some examples.