In today's news roundup, over half a million people are without power in Louisiana after Hurricane Delta hits, the United Nations' World Food Program wins the Nobel Peace Prize, and a stolen scroll worth $3 million gets cut in half.
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Greta Thunberg, who started a worldwide movement to encourage action on the climate crisis, has been given the Gulbenkian Prize for Humanity, valued at €1 million ($1.14 million). Ms. Thunberg says she plans to donate the money.
Britain’s Prince William has announced a new award, called the “Earthshot Prize”, which is meant to encourage people to make big, important changes to help deal with the problems facing the Earth today.
Several teenagers are going home with millions of dollars in prize money after winning the first "World Cup" of the video game Fortnite. The contest shows how popular e-sports have become.
Peter Tabichi, a math and science teacher who has worked to change life for students in a poor area in Kenya, has won the $1 million Global Teacher Prize for 2019.