In today's news roundup, last month's earthquake in Haiti delays the opening of school, the world remembers the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and 1970s pop supergroup ABBA records a new album.
Posts tagged as “tragedies”
Last Thursday, a large part of a building near Miami, Florida collapsed. The building was home to hundreds of people. At least nine people have died and roughly 150 are still missing. Rescue workers are trying to find and help survivors.
The coronavirus is spreading rapidly in India, with over 300,000 new cases every day. The outbreak is so bad that India's health care system is having trouble keeping up. In response, countries from around the world are sending supplies to help out.
After yet another mass shooting, the United States is struggling again with the problem of gun violence. Americans are regularly shocked and saddened by mass shootings, but changing the country's gun laws has proved nearly impossible.
Americans are shocked and stunned following two shootings that have killed nearly 30 people in less than a day. The tragedies are sure to cause more discussion of the high cost of Americans' love for guns.
Over 350 people were killed and at least 500 people were hurt when bombs went off at churches and hotels across Sri Lanka on Sunday. The government has made several arrests and is still investigating the attacks.
After a week of violence in the US, many people are starting to wonder if the way the president talks has encouraged the recent violent actions of some people.
Today is World Day Against Child Labor. 152 million children around the world are forced to work, often in dangerous or unhealthy jobs. Here is a look at some examples.
US President Donald Trump has moved the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. In the protests that followed, 60 people were killed and around 1,700 were hurt.
On Saturday, over 40 people were killed after Syria dropped bombs on the city of Douma. The bombs may have carried deadly chemicals. Other countries are thinking about how they will respond.