As the warnings of scientists about the climate crisis become even stronger, some countries are taking action. Last Thursday, New Zealand's Parliament approved a plan to become "carbon neutral" by 2050.
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Robert Mueller spoke to Congress yesterday. Many people expected excitement from the man who looked into whether US President Donald Trump and people working for him broke the law, but the meeting seems to have changed little.
Though most experts believed Prime Minister Scott Morrison would lose Australia's election, they were proved wrong once the votes were counted. Mr. Morrison and his Coalition government have beaten Bill Shorten's Labor party.
Australians vote on Saturday in an election that will decide the country's next prime minister. The election is expected to be close, but many people think things aren't looking good for the current government.
In recent weeks, Congress has requested a lot of information from people connected to the White House. The White House has refused. The conflict could test the US constitution and wind up in the US courts.
A special report looking into whether US President Donald Trump and people working for him broke the law was released on Thursday. The report didn't clear the president's name or charge him with crimes.
US President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency to get money to build a wall between the US and Mexico. This unusual move is testing the US system of government.
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.
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.