As events honoring the memory of Martin Luther King Jr. kicked off across the country, descendants of the slain civil rights leader demanded politicians take up the push for federal voting rights reform.

In demonstrations Monday, members of the King family said there could be "no celebration without legislation." That means there can be no paying lip service to King and his legacy if there is no support for Democrats' voting reform bills, Martin Luther King III said.

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The science behind making machines talk just like humans is very complex, because our speech patterns are so nuanced.

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