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Chinese Communist Party began its five-yearly National Congress, bringing 2,300 delegates together. This congress is being billed as the most important since the Cultural revolution, with more than 70% of the seats on the Central Committee and Politburo expected to change hands. President Xi Jinping is expected to...
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WEST BEND, Wisconsin — Luke Emrich preached his first sermon when he was 9, and then heeded the call of ministry as a teenager. Tonia Emrich was raised by a single mother who devoted both their lives to Jesus Christ. When the two met (at church, of course), got...
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Last month, Verso Books published The Common Wind, a radical work by the historian Julius Scott that shows how enslaved people in the Caribbean in the late 18th and early 19th century were able to communicate with each other, exchanging knowledge that helped them resist, revolt, and even escape. In...
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Dolkun Isa doesn’t have the money or powerful backing that most people who successfully lobby Congress have. But he’s going up against the government of China anyway. Isa is the head of the World Uyghur Congress, an international nonprofit group that represents millions of ethnic Uyghurs who want independence from...
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Thousands of migrants Central America have trekked across Mexico as part of the wave after wave of caravans fleeing persecution, violence, and poverty in their home countries. Among the group are scores of teenagers traveling alone and dreaming of a life in the United States that could help provide for...
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When you think of fields that are being affected by automation, medicine doesn't usually come to mind. But recent developments in artificial intelligence have doctors in at least one specialization worried that algorithms are coming for their jobs. Researchers at Stanford University are developing a model that can screen X-rays...
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This is the December 19, 2018 FULL EPISODE of VICE News Tonight on HBO. 2:17 Wednesday marks 20 years since President Clinton was impeached. VICE News sat down with former special counsel Ken Starr and discussed the Mueller probe (and Starr’s book). 9:24 Elon Musk's Boring Company is opening its first...
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Even if you don’t play video games, you’ve probably heard of Fortnite. It has over 200 million users, seasonal tournaments where the winner can take home up to $100 million in prize money, and countless aspiring pro gamers streaming their gameplay online. But it’s not an easy game —...
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This is the December 11, 2018, FULL EPISODE of VICE News Tonight on HBO. 2:02 Google CEO Sundar Pichai went before Congress on Tuesday — but some members of Congress lack the basic knowledge of big tech. 6:41 China started piloting its “social score” system in 2015, in villages like this...
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During Miami Art Week, the viral Instagram account Young Thug As Paintings made its real-world debut at SCOPE Art Show. Which is basically the best-case scenario for fan art. Hajar Benjida, a 23-year-old photography student based in the Netherlands, created the account in 2016, matching photos of Atlanta rapper Young...