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.
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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.
In a parliamentary system, voters elect members of parliament. Then the members of parliament choose one of their members as the leader. The leader is often called a "prime minister".
A head of government, such as a president or prime minister, leads the government. A head of state is the main person who represents a country, like a king, a queen, or a president.
US cars have had stamped metal license plates for around 125 years. Now that may be changing. California is testing a new, digital license plate.
Each year, tobacco kills over 7 million people. Millions more live with serious illnesses caused by tobacco. The problems may be getting better for adults, but worse for teens.
92-year-old Mahathir Mohamad is the new prime minister of Malaysia. The story of his surprise re-election is unusual in many ways.
The US Department of State is a part of the US government that deals with foreign countries. It is often called the State Department.