Digital Originals

November 9, 2018

Migrant caravan leaves Mexico City

The Central American migrant caravan is moving on after a few days’ rest in Mexico City. CGTN’s Alasdair Baverstock reports from alongside them as they head north towards the U.S. Border.

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November 8, 2018

Fight, prevail, repeat: a review of ‘The Fall’

“The Fall” is about the fight of South Africans for a more equal society. It’s a story of struggle that resonates deeply with the state of American politics and race relations today. Here’s the Culture Curmudgeon’s review.

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Supporters attend the "Rally for the American Dream - Equal Education Rights for All" in Boston
November 1, 2018

Is Harvard bias against Asian Americans?

The case claims that Harvard has, for decades, unfairly discriminated against Asians applying to the Ivy League school. But some critics, including civil rights groups AND members of the Asian community, believe the lawsuit is dangerous and may threaten the future of affirmative action.

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October 4, 2018

Charles Aznavour: The charmed life of a French pop icon

Charles Aznavour, a legendary French singer, composer, and actor who charmed fans for over eight decades, died on October 1st at the age of 94. One of France’s most prized entertainers, he’d been an icon of French music since the end of World War II.

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October 3, 2018

Pampering pets is all the rage in China

There are more than 70 million pet owners in China – and they’re spending big on their furry companions. Some Chinese pet owners pay top dollar, for everything from doggie day spas to kitty acupuncture. 

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September 7, 2018

A victory for LGBTQ rights in India

Supporters of Indian LGBTQ rights celebrated as the nation’s supreme court defied religious conservatives and struck down Section 377 – a colonial era law that had made gay sex illegal.

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