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Drones deliver COVID-19 vaccines to remote communities

U.S. companies are helping other countries fight COVID-19. Learn why the State Department is honoring Zipline and 3M's efforts overseas.
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Sharing sensitive technology responsibly

The U.S. and partner nations work to keep dangerous technologies out of the wrong hands. Learn more about these efforts.
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The future of democracy [video]

Democracy is how voices are heard and progress is made. Watch how living up to the ideals of liberty and equality takes constant work.
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U.S. postage stamps honor remarkable Americans

U.S. postage stamps highlight the American experience, often paying tribute to notable people. Check out a few of the latest stamp designs.
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U.S. sends COVID-19 vaccines worldwide [rolling updates]

The United States is donating billions in COVID-19 vaccine doses, funding for COVAX and medical supplies to countries all over the world.
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Want healthier soil? Don’t plow.

Climate change has farmers concerned over diminishing water and soil resources. One remedy they are discovering is conservation tillage.
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Cybersecurity and you: Upgrade your skills with free courses

Protect yourself against hackers and cybercriminals with free online tools from firms such as Amazon, Microsoft and the U.S. government.
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Local elections give individuals a voice in democracy [infographic]

Learn about the types of local positions Americans vote on every few years to select the people who will lead their communities.
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World AIDS Day: The progress made

The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) saves lives and gives people with HIV hope. It also helps combat COVID-19.