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The United States and Cuba seem to be on speaking terms again.
For more than 50 years, the two countries have quietly been unfriendly towards each other.
Mastodons in Canada’s north were probably wiped out by the start of a new Ice Age, and not by human hunters, according to a new scientific study.
Early humans have commonly been blamed for hunting mastodons to extinction in North America.
Yesterday was the anniversary of an important event in history.
Fifty-nine years ago, a woman named Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on the bus.
Why was that significant?
A woolly mammoth carcass that was frozen in ice for 40,000 years may make it possible for scientists to bring the extinct species back to life.
The mammoth was found embedded in ice on a remote island off northern Russia in May 2013.
Back in 2011, during a Canadian federal election, some people living in Guelph, Ontario received messages on their phones urging them to vote.
The hostilities of World War I officially ended at 11:00 on November 11, 1918.
In others words, at 11:00 on the 11th day of the 11th month.
That is why in Canada and many other countries, Remembrance Day is celebrated on November 11 each year, with a moment of silence at 11:00.
It has been 25 years since the Berlin Wall was torn down.
On Sunday, thousands of people gathered in Berlin at a ceremony to mark the occasion.
Pablo Picasso was an artist who worked in early part of the 20th century. He is one of the most famous painters to have ever lived.
Recently it was discovered that underneath Picasso’s masterpiece, The Blue Room, there is another painting.
The Queen of England is on Twitter.
She posted her first tweet recently, about an exhibit she had just officially opened.