Last Wednesday, Virginia became the 38th state to approve the Equal Rights Amendment. This approval raises the possibility that a rule protecting the rights of men and women equally will become part of US law.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin shocked Russia and the world last Wednesday with a plan to reshape the Russian government. Many people believe Mr. Putin hopes to continue to control Russia even after his term as president ends in 2024.
In today's news roundup, the Senate impeachment trial of Donald Trump begins, Magnus Carlsen breaks the record for the longest unbeaten streak in chess history, and a Japanese billionaire looks for female partner for a trip to the moon.
Taiwan's voters have re-elected president Tsai Ing-wen as president. The vote is a clear signal to China that Taiwan's people do not want to become part of China.
For the last year, Venezuela has had two men who claim to be president. Now the country has a new problem - two men who claim to lead its National Assembly.
Yesterday, after a long day of speeches from different points of view by Democrats and Republicans, the United States House of Representatives voted to impeach US President Donald Trump.
India has been rocked by large, violent protests in response to a law that was passed last week. The law outlines how people of different religions can become Indian citizens, but it leaves out Muslims.
United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative party has won the UK election, taking control of the House of Commons. This clears the path for Mr. Johnson to push through his plan to leave the European Union.
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.
In today's news roundup, NATO holds a tense meeting marking its 70th year, protests in Colombia continue, and group that formed to protect apostrophes has given up.
In today's news roundup, the US House's public hearings into President Trump's Ukraine deal end, Shinzo Abe becomes Japan's longest-serving prime minister, and NASA plans to test an underwater ice rover in Antarctica.