The US government has been shut down since December 21 because President Trump and Congress don't agree about whether the US should spend money to build a wall between the US and Mexico.
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George Herbert Walker Bush, the 41st president of the US, died Friday at age 94. Mr. Bush was president for one term, leading the US through a time of huge world changes.
The government of Sri Lanka is a pretty big mess now. After three weeks of political tricks by its president, people aren't even sure if the country still has a government.
If you've got a cell phone, and you're in the US, you'll probably get a text message from the president today. The US is testing a presidential emergency alert service.
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.
Two people who worked closely with President Donald Trump when he was running for president have been found guilty of crimes. The news brings serious problems closer to the White House.
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.
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.
A supreme court is the highest court in a country. This court can make decisions about laws and change decisions made by other courts. This makes it very powerful.
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.