Among the more unusual news stories recently…gangs of monkeys have taken over the streets in Lopburi, Thailand, a Barcelona opera house offers a concert for thousands of plants, and a smelly fruit causes big problems in a German post office.
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Bob Dylan has been writing songs and singing them since the 1960s. His work has affected many other singers and musicians, and changed pop, rock, and folk music. Now, at 78 years old, Mr. Dylan continues to surprise people.
Researchers at Georgia Tech have been working to improve a musical robot called Shimon. Now Shimon doesn't simply play music, he also writes the words to his own songs - and sings them.
With millions of people unable to go out because of COVID-19 (the new coronavirus), musicians, theaters, TV stars, and film companies are using the internet to bring entertainment to people at home.
In today's news roundup, United Kingdom officially leaves the European Union, a telescope in Hawaii takes amazing pictures of the sun, and Billie Eilish wins big at the Grammys.
In today's news roundup, China responds strongly to negative comments from soccer star Mesut Özil, a Christmas song hits number one 25 years after it was recorded, and the US stops trading with the imaginary country of Wakanda.
In today's news roundup, a "mega fire" burns out of control in Australia, the US House moves to the next step of impeaching President Trump, and a new version of Baby Shark is planned - in Navajo.
The band Coldplay has released a new album called "Everyday Life". But the group says it won't go on tour until it can figure out how to tour without making the climate crisis worse.
In today's news roundup, Venice suffers its worst flooding in 50 years, Taylor Swift says she's not allowed to play her own songs, and three cows lost during Hurricane Dorian swim several miles to safety.
Rap star Nicki Minaj has canceled a concert in Saudi Arabia in response to protests. Many people asked Ms. Minaj to cancel her concert to protest the way the country treats women and many of its other people.
If you have an iPod or a phone that plays music, the Sony Walkman may look like ancient history. But when it came out forty years ago, it completely changed how people listened to music.