In today's news roundup, Haiti is shaken by violent protests, Bernie Sanders gets treated for a heart problem, a freak snowstorm blankets Montana, and UPS gets permission to use drones for deliveries.
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In today's news roundup, Texas struggles after Tropical Storm Imelda, the Rugby World Cup opens in Japan, a company promotes a chair you can wear, and a high school finds bedbugs in its iPads.
It has become very easy for people to use computer programs to make fake videos that seem real. Many people are very worried about how these tools might be misused.
After studying DNA in water collected from Loch Ness, scientist Neil Gemmell has proven that many ideas about the Loch Ness monster simply aren't possible. But he's left one idea open - giant eels.
The computer systems of local governments, school districts, and businesses are being targeted more often by criminals, who lock the computer files, and refuse to unlock them until they are paid.
In April, a small spacecraft sent to the moon by an Israeli company crashed. But a special "library" the ship was carrying may have survived, including tiny living creatures called tardigrades.
The 2020 Summer Olympics will be held in Tokyo next year. Japan has made 5,000 medals for the winners. But these Olympic medals are more special than most - they are made entirely out of recycled electronics.
In today's news roundup, Facebook gets a $5 billion fine, England meets New Zealand in the Cricket World Cup, Simona Halep wins the Wimbledon women's title, and a group of bikers ride naked in Cologne, Germany.
If you have an iPod or a phone that plays music, the Sony Walkman may look like ancient history. But when it came out forty years ago, it completely changed how people listened to music.
In today's news roundup, Apple loses its famous designer, seals are taught how to sing, San Francisco makes a law against selling e-cigarettes, and the Netherlands deals with a phone problem that takes out its emergency number.