Tuesday, June 4, marks 30 years since the Chinese government ordered its army to attack thousands of peaceful student protesters in Beijing, killing many of them. China has spent 30 years hiding this event from its people.
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On Friday, New Mexico state senator John Pinto died. Mr. Pinto was one of the last of the Navajo code talkers, a group of Marines who helped the United States send secret messages during World War II.
A dinosaur skeleton found by a teenager over 20 years ago has led to the naming of a new dinosaur related to the Tyrannosaurus rex. The boy who made the find is now grown and is the lead scientist.
Though many people know of Christopher Columbus, not many people are familiar with his children. Now one son, Hernando Colón, has made the news almost 500 years after his death.
On May 1, Japan's king, Emperor Akihito, will step down. His era - his time as emperor - will end, and the era of the next emperor, his son, Crown Prince Naruhito, will begin.
When you read NewsForKids.net, you're reading an article on the World Wide Web. Though most of us can't imagine a world without the web, just 30 years ago, it didn't exist.
December 10th is Human Rights Day. This year, the day marked 70 years since the nations of the world agreed to set out, for the first time, a list of rights belonging to everyone in the world.
Today marks 100 years since the end of World War I. One hundred years ago may seem impossibly far in the past, but it is still important to remember the lessons of that war today.
Greece and Macedonia have been arguing about a name for over 27 years. Now they may be on their way to solving their problem.
US President Donald Trump has moved the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. In the protests that followed, 60 people were killed and around 1,700 were hurt.