The incredibly challenging Tour de France bike race will begin this weekend. For years, women have been working to bring back a similar race for females. Now, the organizers have announced that the women's Tour de France will return next July.
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The United States government acted quickly last week to create a new national holiday, Juneteenth. The name combines the words "June" and "nineteenth". It marks the day in 1865 that slaves in Texas were told that they were free.
Every day, someone from US President Joe Biden's team at the White House speaks to reporters and takes their questions on live TV. Last Wednesday, Karine Jean-Pierre became the first Black woman in 30 years to do that job.
As coronavirus outbreaks in places like India grow worse, many people want drug companies to share the secrets behind their Covid-19 vaccines. So far, several rich countries are fighting efforts to share this information.
Last summer, the US faced huge nationwide protests over police violence against people of color. Now, nearly a year after the event that triggered those protests, similar problems continue to happen.
In spite of great progress, women are still struggling to make sure they're safe and treated fairly. Violence against women is a huge problem. Many women are protesting, hoping to break the patterns that allow this violence to continue.
In today's news roundup, the EU plans a health document to simplify summer travel, a court in Japan says the government's same-sex marriage ban doesn't follow the constitution, and people in Taiwan are changing their names to "salmon" just to get free sushi.
When he ran for president, Joe Biden said his Cabinet would "look like America". If Mr. Biden's choices are confirmed by the Senate, his Cabinet will include more different kinds of people than any Cabinet in US history.
To recap 2020, NewsForKids.net is taking a look back at some of the most interesting stories we’ve covered this year. Today we’re looking at important stories of people pushing for equality.
Among the more unusual news stories recently…Sarah Fuller becomes the first woman to score in a Power 5 football game, scientists report that kangaroos can communicate with humans, and an artist takes an eight-year photo with a beer can - by accident.
On Saturday, Vanderbilt University senior Sarah Fuller made history by becoming the first female to play in a Power 5 college football game. The special event was celebrated widely - even by supporters of the opposing team.