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Pictures of 2020

December 11, 2020

Without a doubt, 2020 has been a historic year. We have experienced a pandemic, massive wildfires, and the loss of iconic leaders. But the year has also moved people to show gratitude and stand up for what they believe in.…

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Breaking News

December 11, 2020

Olympians will soon be dancing for gold medals. On December 7, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced that breaking will be included in the 2024 Olympics. The Games will take place in Paris, France. Breaking is also known as breakdancing.…

History

Historic Discovery

September 25, 2020

Archaeologists in Egypt have uncovered 27 wooden coffins that are estimated to have been buried more than 2,500 years ago. They found the coffins inside a pair of wells in an ancient burial ground. Earlier this month, Egypt’s Ministry of…

People

Education Update

August 5, 2020

“The COVID-19 pandemic has led to the largest disruption of education ever,” said António Guterres on Tuesday. Guterres is secretary-general of the United Nations (U.N.). In a video message to the world, he spoke of schools closed in more than…

Sports

Something to Celebrate

July 16, 2020

Americans call it soccer. But fans worldwide know the sport as football. Players are finally back on the field after most games were suspended in March because of the coronavirus pandemic. Here, Youri Tielemans (center), of England’s Leicester City club,…

Environment

Going Green

July 15, 2020

When you envision a forest, you probably imagine a vast stretch of land covered with trees. But as traditional forests are destroyed, tiny forests have sprung up in cities around the world. They’re increasing biodiversity and fighting climate change. Mini…

People

Malala Graduates

June 22, 2020

When Malala Yousafzai was 11 years old, she spoke out against the Taliban, an extremist group that does not believe in a girl’s right to education. Last week, at 22 years old, she graduated from Oxford University, in England. Yousafzai…

Culture

Matching a Million

June 15, 2020

Korean pop group BTS have donated $1 million to the Black Lives Matter organization. The donation, which was announced on June 6, came after the death of George Floyd. Floyd, an unarmed Black man, was killed by a police officer…

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Back to the Movies

June 11, 2020

As countries ease coronavirus restrictions, businesses and other public places are slowly reopening. Movie theaters could be next. AMC, the world’s largest cinema operator, announced on Tuesday that it plans to reopen “almost all” of its theaters in the United…

Weather

Cyclone Strikes

June 3, 2020

A cyclone struck Mumbai, India, on Wednesday, the first to hit the city in more than a century. Cyclone Nisarga swept into the coastal city from the Arabian sea. It brought heavy rain and wind of up to 68 miles…