Today in History for December 24th

(24 Dec 2018) Highlights of this day in history: Apollo Eight astronauts orbit the moon; Ku Klux Klan is founded; Human voice first transmitted via radio; Suez Canal opened. (Dec. 24)

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VICE News Daily: Cancun’s Beaches Covered in Seaweed

The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Liberian babies at risk for human trafficking, Egypt extends the Suez Canal, a German website helps refugees find homes, and Mexico’s beaches are covered in seaweed.

LIBERIA
Ebola Outbreak Leads to Undocumented Babies
Only 700 births were recorded between January and May this year.

EGYPT
Suez Canal Extension Set to Begin
The new 45-mile waterway will accommodate the world’s largest ships.

GERMANY
Refugees Find Homes in Spare Rooms
A new website has placed more than 60 asylum-seekers.

MEXICO
Algae Turns Cancun Beaches Green
Seaweed has coated more than 100 miles of coastline.

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