Athletes are travelling to Nuuk, the capital of Greenland, this week. They are going there for an event held every two years: The Arctic Winter Games.
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Denver Broncos Win The Super Bowl
The Denver Broncos won football’s ultimate prize on Sunday: the Superbowl. It was the 50th anniversary of the big game that is held every year at this time.
Biggest Lottery Prize Ever, Up For Grabs: $1.3B US
On Wednesdays, the Powerball Lottery organization will choose six random numbers. At $1.3B, this week’s Powerball Lottery jackpot is the largest of any lottery jackpot in history.
Student In Texas Builds Clock
Ahmed Mohamed is a bright, well-spoken and creative grade 9 student in Texas. One of his favourite things to do is invent and build things. He once built himself an extra long-life battery charger for his cell phone. Recently, he built a clock.
Turning Over New Leafs
Canada is a hockey nation and arguably, nowhere is a hockey team more beloved by fans than in Toronto. The Toronto Maple Leafs’ fans are incredibly loyal.
Historic Baseball Game Played With No Fans In Attendance
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 […]
US News Anchor Brian Williams Suspended For Fibbing
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.
North American Lobsters Invading British Waters
Some unwelcome visitors from North America have been turning up in the waters off the coast of Great Britain.
North American lobsters have been found in lobster traps in the North Sea, far from their native habitat.
News Quiz: What Do You Remember About 2014? (Part II)
How much do you remember about the news that happened in 2014? Our 2014 news quiz continues.
The answers to the quiz can be found by clicking on the link to the TKN article beside each question.
Canada Hosts Secret Talks That Help US And Cuba Make Up
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.