Digital Originals

September 3, 2020

Human trafficking continues to be an ongoing global crisis

Last week, nearly 40 missing and endangered children were rescued by U.S. federal and state agents in the U.S. state of Georgia from a sex trafficking ring. Recently, more scrutiny has been placed on the crisis of human trafficking, especially for children who end up […]

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U.S. 2020 Election
August 17, 2020

U.S. 2020 Election

People across the United States will decide in November’s election whether incumbent President Trump or Democrat challenger Joe Biden will lead the country.

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June 28, 2020

Dragon Boat Festival spotlights tourism recovery in China

The coronavirus has thrown a wrench into everyone’s travel plans, but with the epidemic situation coming under control in China, more are ready to roam. During the Dragon Boat Festival, millions of holidaymakers packed their bags and hit the road. In the past three days, […]

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June 22, 2020

See who’s changing their offensive logos – and who’s not

In the wake of widespread discussions on race and inherent racism, companies and institutions have responded by making pledges to change long-standing logos and mascots that many have criticized as offensive to people of color. Take a look at what has changed and what has […]

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June 18, 2020

China’s key strategies against COVID-19

At the outset of China’s COVID-19 battle, Chinese President Xi Jinping put forward the nation’s battle plan.  In a January 25th speech, he stressed the need for “confidence, solidarity, science-based approach and targeted measures” as key strategies for winning the battle.  He also sent a […]

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June 16, 2020

Horse wrestling in Spain

A tradition dating back 400 years has people in Spain searching for wild horses in order to shear their manes. See what this complex festival has going on.

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May 20, 2020

Indigenous Brazilians fight COVID-19

COVID-19 is spreading throughout Brazil, including in the Amazon region. With limited access to food and healthcare, some native communities rely on traditional medicines to fight off COVID-19 symptoms.

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May 20, 2020

Protests over food shortages break out in Chile

Police and protesters clash amid a city wide lockdown to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Residents of the El Bosque neighborhood of Santiago, Chile and police clashed during protests Monday. Protesters claim a lack of food and work amid a city-wide lockdown intended to curb […]

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May 20, 2020

Greece reopens Athens Acropolis after COVID-19 lockdown

Closed for 2 months due to COVID-19, Greece reopened the Acropolis in Athens. A handful of lucky guests toured the most-visited Greek monument amidst new social distancing regulations. New regulations include built-in separation screens and social distancing markers. Face masks are mandatory for guides and […]

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May 19, 2020

Science ship has no place to dock amid COVID-19 pandemic

floating energy lab is facing trial by fire. COVID-19 lockdowns in the Caribbean mean there are few places to make port. In March, the catamaran Energy Observer left France on a planned 4-year voyage. They are testing if renewable energy can sustain the boat and […]

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May 19, 2020

4 Trump administration controversies from mid-May

The Trump administration has been continuously taking questions from the press regarding its handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, its disagreements with health experts like Dr. Anthony Fauci, and recently Trump’s claims that former President Obama committed “the biggest political crime in American history, by far!”, […]

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May 19, 2020

Watch U.S. lawmaker rip into Republicans on Capitol Hill

United States Democratic Congressman Tim Ryan, gave an impassioned speech demanding Republicans provide more financial assistance to Americans struck by hardships due to COVID-19. The lawmaker from Ohio was arguing for a second round of stimulus. The House of Representatives passed the $3 trillion stimulus […]

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May 19, 2020

China calls for world to work together to solve pandemic

The Director of China’s National Health Commission Ma Xiaowei on Monday called for all countries to work together to support the World Health Organization (WHO) in the fight against COVID-19. Ma made the remarks via video link at the 73rd session of the World Health […]

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