Many large clothing companies are facing a tough choice in China - do they lose Chinese business by speaking out about the way China is treating people? Or do they remain quiet so that they can keep selling in China?
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On Sunday, voters in Chile turned out in great numbers to decide whether the country should create a new constitution. Over 78% of the voters said, "Yes" - a result that led to celebrations in the streets.
In today's news roundup, President Donald Trump and ex-Vice President Joe Biden take part in their final debate, Pope Francis surprises people by supporting same-sex civil unions, and NASA asks Nokia to build 4G cell service on the moon.
Recent reports show that China's efforts to punish and control Uighur people in Xinjiang have grown in recent years. A statement from Chinese leader Xi Jinping makes it clear that the government's plans are unlikely to change.
Thirty years ago, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) became a law in the United States. The law has had a strong effect, forcing changes in almost every area of American life. But there's still room for improvement.
People in Portland, Oregon have been protesting over police violence and Black rights for nearly two months. Recently, US President Donald Trump sent in US agents, raising tensions and fears in Portland and other cities.
In today's news roundup, a historic US Supreme Court ruling protects LGBTQ people, the leader of Netflix gives $120 million to black colleges, and Beyoncé makes a surprise release of a new song.
Today is International Women’s Day - a day to celebrate women. The day reminds people that the work of women is important, that women face special problems, and that women are still not treated fairly in many places in the world.
On Friday, thousands of women across Switzerland went on strike for equality. In a country where strikes are rare, the women said they were protesting for money, time, and respect.
Today, the US celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Dr. King's nonviolent protest methods guided his country through a very difficult period and set an example for others around the world.