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  • WHY YOU SHOULD CARE

    The Sundance Film Festival, arguably the most prestigious film festival in the U.S., kicked off this week in Park City, Utah. Many of the coming year’s most beloved films will debut here.

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    A general view of the Egyptian Theatre on Main Street during the 2017 Sundance Film Festival on January 25, 2017 in Park City, Utah.
  • North Korea Decides to Play Nice

    The Tale of Two Koreas

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    For the first time since 2015, the two Koreas sat down to talk peace and, strangely enough, the Winter Olympics. After an 11-hour meeting, North Korea agreed to send a delegation to next month’s Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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    South Korea's Unification Minister Cho Myung-Gyun (R) shakes hands with North Korean chief delegate Ri Son-Gwon during their meeting at the border truce village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone dividing the two Koreas on January 9, 2018.
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    We’re taking a step back in time, looking to an event that polarized the nation in 1993: the 51-day siege in Waco, Texas.

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    After a shootout that killed four federal agents and six members of the Branch Davidian religious sect, authorities negotiated with cult leader David Koresh for 51 days.