Enjoy this week’s roundup of selected stories from God’s World News—the unique Christian current events program for kids. Help your children learn to read age-appropriate news stories critically, to sift for the truth, and to relate knowledge and biblical wisdom to daily life.
Open: Liberty Museum!
A new, larger museum has opened at the Statue of Liberty. Now the millions of people who visit the famous landmark every year can get the inside scoop on America’s favorite statue. Read more: https://kids.wng.org/node/4108
Cuba’s Food Crisis
Cuban government officials plan to limit how much chicken, eggs, rice, beans, and soap people can buy in the face of widespread shortages. Read more: https://kids.wng.org/node/4107
Indonesian authorities sank 51 foreign fishing ships they had seized operating illegally in their waters. The sinkings were a warning to other countries. “Stay out of our waters!” Read more: https://kids.wng.org/node/4104
San Francisco Bans Face ID
San Francisco supervisors voted to ban the use of facial recognition software by police and other city departments. Read more: https://teen.wng.org/node/5350
Some folks worry that the kids’ version of Amazon’s Alexa won’t forget what children tell it—even after parents try to delete the conversations. Now privacy advocates and members of Congress want the Federal Trade Commission to investigate whether Echo Dot Kids Edition violates the law. Read more: https://teen.wng.org/node/5346
Aasia Bibi Takes Refuge in Canada
Aasia Bibi spent eight years on death row in Pakistan until being acquitted. Now the Catholic who was falsely accused of blasphemy against Mohammed is safely out of the country and reunited with her family in Canada. Read more: https://teen.wng.org/node/5347