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Good morning, I'm Jenny, with all the top stories this Thursday.
Don't go anywhere!
Tim Peake's space capsule goes on show, and...
I'll be talking about my role as a young carer.
First, the UK's Prime Minister, Theresa May, is travelling
to America today to meet Donald Trump.
She'll be the first World Leader to meet the new US President.
Meanwhile, in his first TV interview since becoming President,
Mr Trump repeated his plans to build a wall on the border with Mexico,
that he says Mexico will have to pay for.
But the Mexican President has said his country definitely
will not pay for the wall.
The National Television Awards took place in London last night,
to honour everything that's brilliant about your
Strictly Come Dancing shimmied off with the award
for Best Talent Show, Bake Off's Mary Berry pipped
Len Goodman to the post for Best TV Judge, and the legends
that are Ant and Dec won three awards, including Best TV Presenter
for the 16th year in a row.
Did you know that right now, across the country,
there are hundreds of thousands of children who are looking
after a parent, brother or sister?
These children are called young carers, and while many of them
are happy looking after a disabled, or sick, relative, they also
face many difficulties, as I've been finding out.
Hi, I'm Morgan and I'm a young carer.
I walk the dog, I load the dishwasher and I help out
with jobs around the house.
Now I'm cooking dinner.
Morgan's mum has condition which causes her muscles to be painful.
It means she gets tired very easily and can't stand or walk for long.
What do you think are the best bits about being a young carer?
It's good because to put a smile on someone's faces gives me joy.
Because not only am I doing something to help someone,
at least they don't have to do it another time.
There are lots of children like Morgan in the UK.
It's thought around 700,000 young people are caring
for a family member.
A new survey by the Carers' Trust charity found it's difficult
for some young carers to achieve what they want to in
school and in later life.
One of the reasons is because they have to spend time
looking after the person they're caring for.
Do you ever feel like you're missing out?
My mum does get tired a lot and there are some times where,
if we plan to do something and then by the end of the day,
she's got too tired, we have to cancel it.
But my mum always tries to get me there.
99% of the time I do, sometimes it's hard because I've got
a lot of stuff to do.
Do you ever worry about the future, and that you might have
to look after your mum?
Yeah, I do, because sometimes I wonder if I will get good grades
because people are saying practice makes perfect, the way you revise,
and I don't want to sort of drop out, I want to have good grades
in the future.
What advice do you have for other young carers
who are having a tough time?
If you do have a worry, don't keep it in, and if you are
finding things hard, you should ask for help
because you should not have to deal with it alone.
Go to your teacher or whoever you're caring for and say,
can you help me with this because it's getting
a bit too much for me.
There's more about young carers online, including animations of some
other children's stories.
That's also where you can get help and advice if anything
in the news worries you.
Southampton beat Liverpool last night to make it
through to their first League Cup final in 38 years, and they've done
it without conceding a single goal.
Can you believe that?!
Liverpool had some really good chances
to level the tie.
How did he miss that?
Then Southampton scored this fantastic goal late
on to win their ticket to Wembley.
Orcas, or killer whales, have fascinated scientists
for a long time, and now researchers in the US say that they could help
us learn more about ourselves.
The BBC's Victoria Gill has been finding out how.
Killer whales, also known as orcas.
They're the magnificent mammals of the sea, known
for their intelligence and close family bonds.
Researchers here on San Juan Island in the USA have been studying
the lives of orcas for the past 40 years, and what they found
could help to explain something that orcas and humans have in common.
Just like humans, orcas stop having babies partway through their lives,
and it makes us different because nearly all other mammals
carry on reproducing until they die.
Scientists have long wondered why it is we evolved like this,
and by recording the births and deaths in every orca family
here, the researchers found that there is a very important role
for female orcas after they stop having babies.
They become grannies.
Leading the pod and helping their family to survive makes granny
orcas very important.
It's tough for babies surviving and feeding themselves
in the wild and there's lots of competition within families.
This study shows that once grandmother orcas have stopped
having their own babies, there is less competition
and conflict and grandmothers can put their time and effort
into helping the rest of the family to find food.
This could even help explain why we humans evolved to keep living
long after having babies.
And it backs up what lots of you might already think,
grannies are pretty important.
And if you want to see what it was like going into space,
now you can get an idea.
The capsule which took Major Tim Peake into space,
and brought him safely back again, is going on display
to the public in London today at the National Science Museum.
That's all from us for now, Newsround's back at 4.20pm.