California couple visiting Arkansas state park found a 4.38 carat diamond on the ground. “I didn’t know it was a diamond at the time, but it was clean and shiny so I picked it up,” the woman said. Here’s what else you need to know for Start your week smart.

  • A 10-year-old child died from Covid-19 a few days after contracting the virus. This is what his parents want others to know.

Nikolas Cruz will be tried on Monday for alleged assault against a prison staff member three months after the shooting of Marjory Stoneman Douglas. The case of the prison attack is separate from his charges in February 14, 2018, massacre that left 17 dead at school in Parkland, Florida.

The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the role of science – and this week’s Nobel Prizes are the pinnacle scientific achievement. The Nobel Prize in medicine or physiology will be announced on Monday, that in physics on Tuesday and that in chemistry on Wednesday, followed by the Nobel Prize in literature on Thursday. The Nobel Peace Prize winner will be announced on Friday.

One thing we’ve learned over the past 18 months is that teachers are superheroes. World Teachers’ Day is Tuesday, and this year’s event is called “Teachers at the Heart of Restoring Education”. It will focus on the support educators need as students attempt to navigate a global pandemic.

San Mateo Superior Court will hold a hearing Wednesday to determine Scott Peterson’s re-conviction date for the 2002 murder of his wife and their unborn son. Peterson has been on death row in California for over 15 years.

The trial of a hundred-year-old former guard at a Nazi concentration camp begins Thursday in Neuruppin, Germany. The suspect was not named due to German privacy laws, but he is accused of complicity in 3,518 murders between 1942 and 1945, according to prosecutors.

Which country voted to legalize same-sex marriage by a nearly two-thirds majority, becoming one of the last countries in Western Europe to do so?

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