Philae is a spacecraft that was sent on an important mission by scientists at the European Space Agency (ESA) about 10 years ago. It took a decade to reach its destination, an icy comet known as 67P.
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Last week, the people of Ireland made a very important decision. They decided to make it legal for people of the same gender (for instance, men or women) to get married.
When people go to the ballgame, part of the fun is hearing the cheers from the crowd when there is a home run, or the excitement of seeing a foul ball drop into the outstretched glove of a fan. However, for the first […]
Barbados has announced that Queen Elizabeth II will no longer be the country’s head of state. Instead, a “ceremonial president” will replace her.
For 10 years, Brian Williams has been a news anchor on the popular NBC Nightly News show.
He was suspended for six months without pay because he misrepresented some important events that happened to him during the Iraq War.
Recently, there was a contest to find out who the best mayor in the world is.
The winner was Calgary mayor Naheed Nenshi.
Nenshi took first place, beating out 933 mayors from countries all over the world
How much do you remember about the news that happened in 2014? Our 2014 news quiz continues.
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The 115th Christmas Bird Count is officially underway.
The count is an annual census of local and migratory birds and it’s organized by the National Audubon Society. From December 14 to January 5, volunteers will gather in more than 2,000 locations in North, Central and South America to count the birds in their area.
The Philae spacecraft that landed on a comet last week has gone to sleep. But the good news is that scientists are hopeful that we haven’t heard the last messages from the spacecraft.