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.
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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.
US president Donald Trump has surprised some of America's oldest friends after an important meeting this weekend. Mr. Trump backed out of an agreement and insulted Canada's leader over the Internet.
Pedro Sánchez has become the new prime minister of Spain. He didn't win an election. He worked with other members of Parliament to force the old prime minister out.
The Boy Scouts of America have decided to allow girls to become scouts. Starting next year, the group will be called "Scouts BSA" as part of that change.
On Wednesday, Saudi Arabia opened its first public movie theater in 35 years. The movie Black Panther was shown to invited guests. This marks a big change for the country.
You'll get in trouble if you insult King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands. But thanks to a new law, you won't get in nearly as much trouble as you would have before.
A group of female soccer players has set two world records. In 2017, they played a soccer game at the highest height ever reported. Last week, they played a game at the lowest spot.
Frida Kahlo was an artist who never worried about what other people thought was pretty. Now the toy company Mattel has made a Barbie doll of Kahlo, and some people are not happy about it.