On Friday, New Mexico state senator John Pinto died. Mr. Pinto was one of the last of the Navajo code talkers, a group of Marines who helped the United States send secret messages during World War II.
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Today marks 100 years since the end of World War I. One hundred years ago may seem impossibly far in the past, but it is still important to remember the lessons of that war today.
Ethiopia and Eritrea have agreed to end their 20 year war and to work together. They will reopen phone lines, roads, and plane service between the two countries.
The US and North Korean leaders met Monday for the first time ever. The meeting's biggest result may be a change in the way the countries treat each other.
Workers in Germany used a robot to help defuse a World War II bomb. Old bombs like this are still common in Germany, even though the war ended over 70 years ago.
On Friday, the leader of North Korea crossed into South Korea for the first time in 65 years. The two leaders agreed to try and create peace between the two Koreas.
The US, France, and the UK shot missiles at three places in Syria early Saturday morning. The countries attacked because they believe Syria used chemical weapons last week.
A chemical weapon is a special kind of weapon, like a bomb, that hurts or kills people by using chemicals. Instead of hurting people with their force, chemical weapons poison people.
On Saturday, over 40 people were killed after Syria dropped bombs on the city of Douma. The bombs may have carried deadly chemicals. Other countries are thinking about how they will respond.
Syrian and Russian planes have been dropping lots of bombs on an area near Syria's capital this week. The bombs are killing hundreds of people who are not soldiers, including children.