On Friday, a military group that's paid to work with Russia threatened to attack the country instead. By Saturday, the two sides reached an agreement to work together again. But the temporary rebellion has shocked Russia and left President Vladimir Putin weaker.
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The US Environmental Protection Agency has suggested new rules for limiting the amount of pollution that power plants running on coal and gas can release. The new rules would almost completely end carbon dioxide emissions from these power plants by 2035.
In the United Kingdom on Saturday, Charles the III will officially be crowned king in a special "coronation" ceremony. It's the first time the country has crowned a monarch in 70 years. People across the nation will be watching and celebrating the historic event.
On Monday, people across France turned out to protest against the government of President Emmanuel Macron. The protests were part of a larger May Day celebration, but the focus was on the government's decision to raise the country's retirement age.
On Tuesday, Ex-US President Donald Trump was charged in New York with the crime of creating false business records. Mr. Trump said he was not guilty of any of the charges. Mr. Trump is the first US president to ever be arrested for a crime.
Governments worldwide are making special rules to limit the popular social media app TikTok. The governments have safety concerns about TikTok because it's owned by a Chinese company. But many people think banning TikTok may not be the best answer.
Strong protests have rocked France, Israel, and Mexico in recent weeks. In each country, the protests have different causes, but all of the protests have been triggered by unpopular government plans.
On Monday, US President Joe Biden made a surprise visit to Ukraine, where he met with Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky. The visit was meant to show support for the country in its fight against Russia as the war enters its second year.
On Tuesday, US President Joe Biden signed the "Respect for Marriage Act". The new law says that the US government recognizes marriages between two men or two women, as well as between people of different races.
In today's news roundup, Peru gets its first female president after its previous president is arrested, people in Iran continue their protests against the government with a nation-wide strike, and eight teams remain in the 2022 World Cup contest.