Yair Shimansky has gone from selling beads at the Durban flea market to being the producer of some of the world’s most exclusive diamonds.
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Steven Wang started a service fellowship placing Chinese from around the world in NGOs tackling tough challenges.
Chuck O’Bannon Jr. won’t be playing for UCLA, where his father and uncle starred — he’s going to crosstown rival USC.
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In the wake of a disintegrating left, some Brazilians are turning to libertarianism — including hotshot political candidate Fabio Ostermann
Shannon Wiratchai is out to prove an MMA champion can come from outside the Muay Thai ranks.
Justin Kao’s DNA technology could allow customers to buy apps offering everything from food recommendations to family-planning resources on-demand.
András Fekete-Győr, 28, is the leader of Hungary’s new Momentum Party, and he wants to take down Viktor Orbán, the man he voted into office in 2010.
Joe Xia, co-founder of bike-sharing empire Mobike, wants to save the world … two wheels at a time.
Ronald Bruner Jr. comes from a musical family, with Grammys in his bloodline. Now, he’s stepping out on his own.
The Clemson All-American is the son of a blind pastor, the oldest player in the NBA draft and he’s ready to win — now.