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U.S. Supreme Court weighs on divisive citizenship question

U.S. Supreme Court weighs on divisive citizenship question

The U.S. Supreme Court is deciding whether the government can ask people if they are U.S. citizens in next year’s census. Reintroducing a question used in past surveys has pitted the Trump administration against civil rights groups. They claim the information will target immigrants, as […]

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Industry packs big tech into miniature satellites

When you think of satellites, spacecraft like Sputnik, the world’s first artificial satellite, launched by the Soviet Union in 1957, comes to mind. These days, the satellite industry is all about miniaturization – and so-called ‘CubeSats’ are all the rage.

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The history of Earth Day

Earth Day began in the United States in 1970 as a national day to unite on causes affecting the health of the planet – and those who live on it.

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UN Chinese Language Day: What it takes to learn Chinese

April 20th is UN Chinese Language Day, which aims to celebrate cultural diversity. It’s a fitting theme here in the United States, where more and more people are trying their hand at Mandarin – including many of our colleagues here at CGTN America. Here’s a look at what it takes to learn Chinese.

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