In today's news roundup, Ex-President Barack Obama delivers two graduation speeches, several women over the age of 100 recover from the coronavirus, and the United Kingdom gets its first white stork chicks in 600 years.
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Nepal's government is requiring students in grades four through eight to take yoga classes. The government says the classes will give students exercise and improve their health. But some people don't like the idea because of yoga's connections to religion.
Today, March 14 (3/14) is Pi Day - a celebration of the number pi which is equal to about 3.14. Pi is a special number that describes the connection between the distance around a circle and the distance across it.
When NASA sends its new rover blasting off to Mars in July, it will carry the name "Perseverance". The name was suggested by Virginia middle-school student Alexander Mather, who won NASA's "Name the Rover" contest.
To recap 2019, NewsForKids.net is taking a look back at some of the most interesting stories we covered last year. Today we’re looking at a few of the incredible things kids accomplished in 2019.
The World Health Organization says that 80% of the world's teens don't get enough exercise to live healthy lives. The pattern of inactivity could have serious effects as these teens become adults.
On October 30, 3M announced the results of its 2019 Young Scientist Challenge. 14-year-old Kara Fan's spray-on bandage beat out several other creative solutions to some of the world's biggest problems.
In today's news roundup, fire fighters battle horrible bushfires in Australia, Berlin celebrates 30 years since the city's dividing wall began to come down, and a student is given permission to keep selling doughnuts.
Teachers and students in Chicago's public schools returned to classrooms on Friday as a strike by the teachers ended. The Chicago Teachers Union, which represents the teachers, settled with the city of Chicago on October 31.
A program in Myanmar called LessWalk has found a creative way to provide free bikes to students who travel a long way on foot every day to get to school.