Top automakers showcase new electric models in LA Auto Show

The world’s top carmakers are showcasing their new designs and technology at the Los Angeles International Auto Show. The US is the world’s second largest car market, behind only China, making this show is one of the most influential in the industry. Our Correspondent Ediz Tiyansan reports.

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Finding safe solutions to cramped planes

Finding safe solutions to cramped planes

Perhaps you’ve noticed: planes across the world have become more cramped and crowded in recent years. Now US regulators are trying to determine whether those packed planes are affecting passenger safety. One entrepreneur thinks he’s found a way to address passenger comfort. CGTN’s Hendrik Sybrandy reports.

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Cost of impeaching a US president

Lawmakers are trying to figure out whether U.S. President Donald Trump broke any laws when he asked the president of Ukraine to investigate a political rival. This inquiry could lead to a formal impeachment, making Trump only the 3rd president in American history to be […]

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Saving ocean animals: The scourge of Red Tide

Researchers in Florida are working on a novel treatment to help sea animals including turtles from the effects of Red Tide, or toxic algae bloom. The treatment uses the same approach that works on humans who’ve overdosed on cocaine.

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Scholarship access drives boom in school e-sports leagues

Scholarship access drives boom in school e-sports leagues

The E-sports industry is expected to rake in more than one billion dollars this year, setting a new record. Professional games are frequently broadcast on major sports networks and universities are actually offering scholarships to top gamers. And like many other sports, high school is a critical training ground.

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US Millennials are sinking in debt

US Millennials are sinking in debt

U.S. Millennials are falling behind when it comes their net worth. Burdened by student debt and rising healthcare and living costs, while facing stagnant wages, many are finding it hard to get by, let alone save for a rainy day.

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Former Mexican mining boomtown revived by tourism

Former Mexican mining boomtown revived by tourism

In the Americas, the history of many towns and cities followed a boom and bust cycle of local industries. Some of those towns are forgotten forever, but some bounce back, if conditions allow.
CGTN’s Alasdair Baverstock reports on the newfound prosperity of one small town in Mexico and the forces that helped it rise from the ashes.

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Argentine President Macri fights for political survival in election

When Mauricio Macri won Argentina’s presidency in 2015, he was hailed as a pragmatic pro-business leader who would kick-start the country’s spluttering economy. Nearly four years on, Macri is seeking re-election and could be on the verge of a historic first-round defeat because of the economy’s failings. Joel Richards has this report.

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