Last week, King Felipe VI of Spain said that he was giving up his inheritance - money he would get from his father, Juan Carlos. Juan Carlos is being investigated for possibly misusing his position to make money.
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On Saturday, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law that makes several changes to Russia's constitution. One of the biggest changes will allow Mr. Putin to run for re-election, meaning he could continue to lead Russia until 2036.
On Tuesday, Joe Biden had another big victory in the race to become the Democratic candidate for president. Six more states held primary elections yesterday, and Mr. Biden won four of the largest states.
On Tuesday, lawmakers in Alabama voted to allow schools to teach yoga, something that's been banned in the state since 1993. But students still won't be allowed to chant.
On Monday, two different men were sworn in as president of Afghanistan, bringing political confusion to the country at a time when it most needs a stable government.
Last Saturday, Malaysia's king chose Muhyiddin Yassin as the country's new prime minister, surprising Malaysians and bringing an end to a week of confusion over who would lead the country.
In the last two days, ex-mayor Pete Buttigieg and Senator Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota have dropped out of the race to become the Democratic candidate for president. The news is expected to be a big help to Joe Biden.
Joe Biden earned his first big victory of the election on Saturday when he won in South Carolina. The win will give Mr. Biden a better shot at challenging Bernie Sanders, the current leader in the Democratic race.
In today's news roundup, US President Donald Trump visits India, longtime president of Egypt Hosni Mubarak dies, and today, February 29, is leap day - the extra day that only comes around once every four years (or so).
People often say, "America's a place where anyone can grow up to become president." Looking at this year's election for president, it might seem more likely that America's a place where anyone with a billion dollars can become president.