In today's news roundup, South Africa is shaken by violence and rioting after the jailing of an ex-president, Italy says huge cruise ships can no longer visit Venice, and a Minnesota town warns about massive goldfish in its lakes.
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In today's news roundup, Haiti's government is left in a shaky position after the country's president is killed, scientists study an unusual bird illness in the eastern United States, and NASA's Mars helicopter keeps on flying.
People in Colombia have been protesting against the government for nearly three weeks. The government's response has been violent, and dozens of people have died. There are no signs that the protests will end anytime soon.
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.
Last summer, the US faced huge nationwide protests over police violence against people of color. Now, nearly a year after the event that triggered those protests, similar problems continue to happen.
In spite of great progress, women are still struggling to make sure they're safe and treated fairly. Violence against women is a huge problem. Many women are protesting, hoping to break the patterns that allow this violence to continue.
The second impeachment trial of ex-President Donald Trump ended with him being found "not guilty". Though 57 senators agreed that Mr. Trump was guilty, and only 43 voted not guilty, at least 67 votes were needed to convict him.
Yesterday, the US Senate began the impeachment trial of ex-President Donald Trump for his part in encouraging the rioters who attacked the US Capitol building on January 6. Yesterday's meeting led to a vote allowing the trial to go ahead.
The world is still struggling to understand and respond to last Wednesday's attack on the US Capitol by rioting supporters of US President Donald Trump. Many people are focused on holding Mr. Trump responsible for his part in the event.
Supporters of US President Donald Trump broke into the US Capitol building violently yesterday as Congress met to count the votes of the Electoral College. The mob was encouraged to go to the Capitol by Mr. Trump.
Protests over violence against people of color have continued around the world. The protests have focused attention on racism in a way that has rarely been seen, and are leading to real changes in laws and rules.