Two stories in the news recently about sons trying to do something nice for their fathers show both how powerful social media can be, and how quickly it can get out of control.
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The people in the town of Fall River, Massachusetts voted last Tuesday to remove Jasiel Correia II as town mayor. Strangely enough, at the same time they also voted to re-elect Mr. Correia.
Last year, Riley Morrison wrote to basketball star Stephen Curry, pointing out that his shoes weren't sold in girls sizes. Mr. Curry fixed the problem and went further. Now he and Riley have created a new shoe together.
Voters on the southern Japanese island of Okinawa have voted against allowing the US to build a new military base to replace an old one. The Japanese prime minister says the base will be built anyway.
US President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency to get money to build a wall between the US and Mexico. This unusual move is testing the US system of government.
George Herbert Walker Bush, the 41st president of the US, died Friday at age 94. Mr. Bush was president for one term, leading the US through a time of huge world changes.
The US election yesterday drew more voters than any recent midterm. Republicans held the Senate, but Democrats took the House as people of different backgrounds won races in this election of "firsts".
On Tuesday, Americans will vote in what some people are calling "the most important election ever". Donald Trump is not up for election, but both sides say the election is about him.
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.
President Trump has begun a "trade war" with China by taxing things they sell to the US. Mr. Trump thinks it will help the US, but experts say it could hurt everyone.