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In today's news roundup, Captain Tom gets a knighthood, a Singapore man wins a radio contest with the help of a singing star, and a family in Virginia finds nearly $1 million in "trash" bags on the road.
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.
A 99-year-old English army captain has raised an incredible amount of money for the United Kingdom's National Health Service by walking laps in his garden. He's also raised a lot of excitement and good feeling.
In late February, the UK's Parliament announced that a secret door had been found under the House of Commons. The door led to a secret passage that was used by important people hundreds of years ago.
In today's news roundup, heavy rains in Australia bring the country's worst bushfires under control, the UK and Northwestern Europe are pounded by strong storms, and 20-year-old Armand Duplantis sets the world pole vault record - twice.
In today's news roundup, United Kingdom officially leaves the European Union, a telescope in Hawaii takes amazing pictures of the sun, and Billie Eilish wins big at the Grammys.
In today's news roundup, the United Kingdom finally passes Brexit, Democrats make the case against President Trump in the US Senate impeachment trial, and for the first time ever, astronauts bake cookies in space.
Queen Elizabeth II has approved a surprising plan by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to "step back" from their positions as "senior royals" so the couple can be more independent.
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.