In today's news roundup, Russian voters approved changes that could allow Vladimir Putin to lead the country until 2036, Mississippi finally drops a flag that many consider racist, and a man in Turkey goes paragliding - on his couch.
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Governments around the world are encouraging people to stay home in an effort to limit the spread of COVID-19, the new coronavirus. But governments with elections planned face a difficult choice: should they let people vote, or delay elections?
In today's news roundup, Senator Bernie Sanders wins Nevada, Russia is reported to be trying to help Donald Trump and Mr. Sanders in the election, and thieves in Hong Kong steal an unusual item - toilet paper.
Election results have been announced this week in several places around the world with some surprising results. Today, NFK looks at how things turned out in New Hampshire, Ireland, and Delhi.
Iowa's process for choosing the 2020 Democratic candidate for president ended in pure confusion on Monday. A series of communication problems left voters, candidates, and Democratic party leaders with no idea who had won.
In today's news roundup, Bougainville clearly votes to leave Papua New Guinea, 34-year-old Sanna Marin becomes prime minister of Finland, and Greta Thunberg is named Person of the Year by Time magazine.
After months of protests, people in Hong Kong got a chance to vote on Sunday. The election, which was seen as a way of judging Hong Kong's government, looks like a big win for the protesters.
In the last week, election results have been announced in several countries around the world. Today, NFK looks at how things turned out in Argentina, Mozambique, and Botswana.
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.
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.