Topic 1 Gender Reveal Parties Grow in Popularity, Risk
The huge El Dorado wildfire burning in California reportedly started at a gender reveal party.
Topic 2 How the Fashionable Face the New Coronavirus
Many people around the world now wear masks, covers for their nose and mouth, when they go out in public.
Topic 3 Are Religious Services 'Essential' in COVID-19 Crisis?
Some Americans have strong opinions about attending religious services during the coronavirus health crisis.
Topic 4 Stone Age Women Hunted Big Game, Study Finds
In the Stone Age Americas, a woman's place may have been on the hunt, a new study reports.
Topic 5 In Gaza, Man Keeps Baby Lions as Pets
On the roof of an apartment building in one of Gaza’s most crowded cities live some unusual occupants – two baby lions.
Topic 6 The US Army Finally Gets Its Own Museum
The United States Army now has its own national museum.
Topic 7 North Korean Defectors Aim to Tell Their Own Stories
Kang Nara is in her Seoul, South Korea studio preparing to record a YouTube program. The 23-year-old fled North Korea six years ago.
Topic 8 Remembering Eddie Van Halen: Guitar Superstar
The music world lost a rock and roll superstar last week when guitarist Eddie Van Halen died of cancer.
Topic 9 Things You (Probably) Don’t Know About the 4th of July
The United States observes its Independence Day on July 4th.
Topic 10 Getty Museum Asks Public to Recreate Works of Art
For years, the Getty Museum in Los Angeles has been famous for its large collection of European paintings, sculptures and other works of art.
Topic 11 WHO: Quitting Smoking Has Immediate Health Effects
The World Health Organization has released a new report this week linking the yearly deaths of 1.9 million people to tobacco use.
Topic 12 British Mayflower Exhibit Centers on Native American History
Much has been written about the 102 Europeans who crossed the Atlantic Ocean on the Mayflower ship in 1620.
Topic 13 Laos Hopes to Improve Development Status
Laos is one of 47 nations on the list of United Nations’ Least Developed Countries.
Topic 14 What Should Come Next for Black Panther after Loss of Boseman
Film company Marvel Studios has some difficult decisions to make as it plans the sequel to Black Panther.
Topic 15 France Launches Effort to Right Classical Music's Gender Imbalance
Very few women occupy leadership positions in the world of classical music.
Topic 16 Pope John Paul II's Quick Rise to Sainthood Under New Criticism
Some Roman Catholics around the world are questioning the 2014 declaration of sainthood for Pope John Paul II, who died in 2005.
Topic 17 More Women Drinking Alcohol
Women in the United States are dying of alcohol-related causes at a growing rate, the U.S. government says.
Topic 18 US Study: School Is a Hostile Place for LGBTQ+ Students
This week, researchers released a report on LGBTQ+ students at schools in the United States.
Topic 19 What Has Happened to Columbus Day?
This Monday is Columbus Day in the United States. The celebration of the holiday, observed on the second Monday of October, is now somewhat different from ones in the past.
Topic 20 Simone Leigh: 1st Black Woman to Represent US at Biennale
Simone Leigh is known for creating large art works that represent and celebrate the experiences of Black women.