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How safe is the Super Bowl?

How secure is the Super Bowl?

American Professional Football’s biggest night is less than 24-hours away. The Super Bowl is Sunday in South Florida. With tens-of-thousands of fans traveling to the region, massive security is already in place. CGTN’s Nitza Soledad Perez has more.  

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Brazilian mining accident a year on

Brazilian mining accident a year on

A little over a year ago a mining dam collapsed in Brazil leaving hundreds of people dead and widespread environmental damage. The Corrego do Feijão iron mine belongs to mining giant Vale which Brazilian authorities blame for the tragedy. CGTN’s Paulo Cabral visited Brumadinho and […]

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U.S. hospitals prepare for possible coronavirus cases

U.S. hospitals prepare for possible coronavirus cases

Despite the first confirmed person-to-person transmission of the coronavirus in the U.S., the number of cases in this country remains very small. Still, American hospitals are gearing up for the possibility that a person with the virus will come through their doors.

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The UK looks to boost transatlantic relationship

The UK looks to boost transatlantic relationship

Britain’s departure from the European Union means it can make bilateral trade deals with other countries. For London, one of the most sought after deals is with the United States. The U.S is Britain’s largest source of imports. And London will want to increase its […]

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Companies transform shipping containers into work spaces

Companies transform shipping containers into work spaces

Containerization transformed the shipping industry. The standard-sized boxes make it easy to ship all sorts of goods, from port to port. But sometimes containers sent one way, have nothing to carry back – and are left empty on the dock. One California company saw an […]

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Zodiac stamps bring big bucks to collectors

This Lunar New Year begins with the “first” sign of China’s 12-zodiac animals, the Rat. Each year, commemorative Chinese New Year stamps are issued by organizations including the U.S. Post Office and the United Nations.

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Venezuela’s Presidential power struggle a year on

A year ago, Venezuela became a country with two presidents. Opposition leader Juan Guaido proclaimed himself interim president. He says the re-election of Nicolas Maduro was illegal but Maduro insists he’s in charge. Mary Triny Mena reports on the constitutional crisis in Venezuela.

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The year of the mouse or the rat?

The year of the mouse or the rat?

This year marks the year of the rat in the lunar zodiac. But there’s some confusion as to whether it’s actually the year of the mouse.  So which is it?  CGTN’s Gerald Tan breaks it down for us.

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What it's like to attend an animal auction

What it’s like to attend an animal auction

The action is fast and furious and sometimes a bit hard to follow. At the National Western Stock Show in Denver, Colorado, three dozen angus bulls are auctioned off to the highest bidders who to an untrained eye can be tough to spot in the […]

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How easy can it be to buy a gun in the U.S.?

There are about 5,000 gun shows in the U.S. every year, and we’re at one in Virginia, a state where many would like to see tighter gun control laws. CGTN’s Yang Tanli spoke with both private gun sellers and gun store owners about the ease […]

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