The VICE News Capsule is a daily news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Palestinian economy in shambles, using old evidence to solve rape cases in Ohio, Madagascar’s leader challenges impeachment, and 3D-printed robotic arms that won’t put a dent in your wallet.
Unemployment Rises as Conflict and Occupation Continue
World Bank reports a 43.9% rate of joblessness, with youth unemployment sitting at more than 60%.
Task Force Uses Untested Rape Kits to Bring Attackers to Justice
Its members are scrambling to build cases before the statute of limitations expires on some cases that are decades old.
President Challenges Impeachment Vote
Hery Rajaonarimampianina denies corruption allegations and says the island nation needs stability, not political wrangling.
American Teen Invents Affordable Robotic Arm
19-year-old Easton LaChappelle has designed a series of 3D printed devices that cost around $600 each.
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