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People cheer and throw confetti after Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta flags off a cargo train for its inaugural journey to Nairobi last year at the port of the coastal town of Mombasa. Tony Karumba/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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China Unbound

A New Chinese-Funded Railway In Kenya Sparks Debt-Trap Fears

China has become the biggest lender on the African continent. The Nairobi-to-Mombasa railway is a symbol of Kenya's ambitions. But critics say China is saddling Kenya with unsustainable debt.

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A New Chinese-Funded Railway In Kenya Sparks Debt-Trap Fears

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Miguel Zenon's latest album, Yo Soy la Tradicion, is a heartfelt tour of his homeland of Puerto Rico. Jimmy Katz/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Hurricane Maria Gave Composer Miguel Zenón's 'Yo Soy La Tradición' Emotional Urgency

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Starr Carter (played by Amandla Stenberg, left) is a black student in a primarily white prep school in The Hate U Give. Erika Doss/Twentieth Century Fox hide caption

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'The Hate U Give' Creators Tell Their Story Through A 16-Year-Old Black Girl

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Harvey Washington Wiley was instrumental in bringing about regulations to boost sanitation and decrease food adulteration. Historical/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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How A 19th Century Chemist Took On The Food Industry With A Grisly Experiment

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The site-specific art installation called "WDCH Dreams" by media artist Refik Anadol is projected onto the undulating stainless steel facade of the iconic Walt Disney Concert Hall in Sept. 2018 in Los Angeles. ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Rise Of The LA Philharmonic To 'America's Most Important Orchestra'

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