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Chance Seales is an incurable political enthusiast and noted Oprah historian. He anchors and produces Newsy's "The Why." Chance has led national coverage of presidents, Congress and the Supreme Court from Washington for broadcast companies like Nexstar and Media General, and previously worked at Newsy in its early days. He and his husband are the (way too) proud dads of Bear and Peggy — the world's sweetest French Bulldogs.

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Ben Rhodes speaks to Newsy.
 Politics

Obama's Former Advisor Says U.S. Would Lose Trade War To China

Min Kang
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North Korean Defector Opens Up About Trump-Kim Summit

Kristof Grina
Luke Piotrowski / NewsyU.S.

Dream Jobs: Urban Farmer

The son of a Korean War massacre victim shows Newsy the site where his father died.
 Politics

Families Still Pressing For Answers, Decades After Korean Massacres

Real estate photographer David Lewis
Newsy / Luke PiotrowskiU.S.

Dream Jobs: Real Estate Photographer

NewsyPolitics

North Korea Defector Now Runs Counter-Propaganda Broadcast From Seoul

Newsy's Chance Seales in South Korea
NewsyWorld

Korean Millennials Open Up To Newsy About War, Dating And Jobs

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in
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Picture A Revitalized Asia-Pacific Region ... Thanks To North Korea

Moon Jae-in and Kim Jong-un
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What Made The Trump-Kim Summit Possible?

Artificial intelligence exhibit
Getty ImagesTech

AI 'Thinks' Using Deep Neural Networks, But They're Still A Mystery

A sign for an emergency phone is seen on the span of the Golden Gate Bridge October 10, 2008 in San Francisco, California.
Getty ImagesU.S.

American Suicide Rates Keep Climbing — Silence Only Makes It Worse

A close up Photo illustration showing a dictionary definition of the word 'plebeian.'
Getty ImagesU.S.

Even Harmless Words Matter, Especially For Kids And Stereotypes

Florida college students protest
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Despite A Vocal Student History, Is Free Speech Being Muted On Campus?

Genetics research
Getty ImagesTech

Is The Machine That Can Snip And Swap Our DNA Awesome Or Ominous?

Girl from Honduras
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Thousands Of Kids A Year Migrate To The US Alone. What Happens Next?

Mom and baby
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Today's Moms Are Older, More Educated And Bucking Years Of Trends

Man at museum
Getty ImagesSci/Health

Young Americans Are Always Connected — And Desperately Lonely

Men's clothing
Getty ImagesU.S.

As Women's Plus-Size Expands, Men's Fashion Is Still Focused On Skinny

Refugees apply for jobs in Germany
Getty ImagesWorld

Refugee Or Not? Countries Are Going High-tech To Figure It Out

Students in Chicago
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Want To Empower Girls? Consider The 'Zarpies'

New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson meets with North Korean First Secretary Mun Jong Chol at the governor's mansion in 2003.
Getty ImagesWorld

Bill Richardson: The Strategies And Pitfalls Of Talking To North Korea

A crowd with smartphones
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Want Better Sleep, Clearer Thoughts, Less Stress? Try A Digital Detox

Rooftop farming
Newsy / Megan SmithSci/Health

Dream Jobs: Rooftop Farmer

Viktor Orban
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Authoritarianism Is Making A Comeback, And Hungary Sets The Standard

A pill
Getty ImagesSci/Health

More Than 3 Million Kids Take Meds For ADHD. Here's How They Work

Trump attends church service
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Evangelicals Are Trump's Rock-Solid Base. So Who Are They?

New York man
Getty ImagesSci/Health

Someone Dies By Suicide Every 12 Minutes, And US Rates Are Rising

A cute dog
Newsy / Megan SmithU.S.

Dream Jobs: Doggy Daycare

AARP job fair
Getty ImagesU.S.

American Workers Are Older Than Ever, And They're Sticking Around

Two men look at part of the "Americans" exhibit, a new display at the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian.
NewsyU.S.

Marginalized For Generations, Native Americans Want To Be Seen