A student from South Korea says she was “shocked” at how differently food is treated in the United States compared with her homeland.
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Brazil needed to win the first game in the World Cup of Soccer against Croatia last Thursday.
The game was played in Brazil and the team wanted to prove to all Brazilians that hosting the games was worth all the cost and disruption in the country.
The price for a bar of chocolate may soon be going up. That’s because cocoa beans, the main ingredient in chocolate, are becoming harder to get.
The King of Spain is stepping aside, to let his son take over the throne.
King Juan Carlos, age 76, will “abdicate” the throne he has occupied since 1975.
Canadian airline passengers will soon be allowed to use their electronic devices including cell phones, handheld gaming products and tablets while their plane is taking off and landing.
NASA has unveiled the design of its Mars space suit.
One of architecture’s most important prizes has gone to a man who builds low-cost, recyclable buildings and structures.
Shigeru Ban is the winner of the 2014 Pritzker Architecture Prize.
For more than 20 years, Ban has been travelling to parts of the world where buildings have been destroyed by war or natural disasters like hurricanes.
The name Ziauddin Yousafzai may not be familiar to you. But you likely know his famous daughter.
Malala is known all over the world. She became famous in 2012 when she was injured by some people because she spoke out in favour of girls’ education.
Now her father is becoming famous for the same thing. He was in Vancouver last week telling people it is the right of every girl in the world to be able to have an education.
Some events are happening in Crimea and the world is taking notice of them.
The small peninsula of Crimea, attached to the country of Ukraine, sits in the middle of Europe. Crimea is about half the size of the Canadian province of Nova Scotia; about two million people live there.
Crimea is at the centre of a major political battle between Russia and Ukraine. The rest of world is watching that conflict closely.
Imagine climbing all the way to the top of Mount Everest—the tallest mountain in the world—and when you get there, the summit is littered with garbage.
Over the years, exhausted climbers have left things like empty oxygen tanks, tent poles and food containers at the summit.
There are even parts from a helicopter that crashed on the mountain in 1974.
Experts say there are about 50 tons of garbage on the mountain.