Texan Reigns Over The Land - 8th-Grader Wins 2019 National Geographic BeeSame song, different verse for a young Texan. Nihar Janga, an eighth-grader from Austin, took home top honors in the annual National Geographic GeoBee.
Neil DeGrasse Tyson Investigated By Fox, NatGeo Networks For Alleged Sexual MisconductRenowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson will be investigated by Fox and National Geographic Networks after allegations of sexual misconduct were leveled against him.
Koko, The Gorilla Who Knew Sign Language, Dies At 46Koko, the gorilla who mastered sign language, has died. The Gorilla Foundation says the 46-year-old western lowland gorilla died in its sleep.
National Geographic Acknowledges Past Racist CoverageFor example, in a 1916 article about Australia, the caption on a photo of two Aboriginal people read: "South Australian Blackfellows: These savages rank lowest in intelligence of all human beings."