On Friday, an attack ordered by US President Donald Trump killed Iran's top general, Qassem Soleimani. The killing greatly raises tensions between the US and Iran at a time when tensions are already very high.
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After clearing it with US President Donald Trump last week, Turkey attacked an army that worked with the US for years in Syria. Turkey's attack could have serious long-term effects on peace and safety in the world.
On Monday and Tuesday, people took part in climate action protests in over 60 cities around the world. A group called Extinction Rebellion planned the protests to call attention to the climate crisis.
In today's news roundup, a group of US auto workers goes on strike, pictures come out of Canada's prime minister in blackface, and a plan to "storm" a US Air Force base looking for aliens ends without much action.
The climate crisis is quite serious - scientists believe that humans have around 11 years to get global heating under control. Still, there is some good news that suggests that progress is being made.
Robert Mueller spoke to Congress yesterday. Many people expected excitement from the man who looked into whether US President Donald Trump and people working for him broke the law, but the meeting seems to have changed little.
In recent weeks, Congress has requested a lot of information from people connected to the White House. The White House has refused. The conflict could test the US constitution and wind up in the US courts.