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Meet U.S. Olympian Shaun White [poster]

Snowboarder Shaun White returns to Olympic competition in the 2022 Winter Olympics, vying for another gold-medal performance in the halfpipe.
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Russia’s one-sided reporting and blatant disinformation

The Kremlin directs state-run media outlets to amplify false stories, making it hard for the public to distinguish what is true..
Chloe Kim, holds board in air from a halfpipe (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

Meet U.S. Olympic snowboarder Chloe Kim [poster]

Snowboarder Chloe Kim will look to repeat as the gold medal winner in the halfpipe during the 2022 Winter Olympics.
Antony Blinken and Ukrainian Foreign Minister Kuleba bumping arms (© Alex Brandon/AP Images)

Blinken pledges support for Ukraine during trip to Europe

Secretary of State Antony Blinken traveled to Ukraine, Germany and Switzerland to reinforce America’s commitment to Ukraine’s sovereignty.
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Honoring an American trailblazer for diversity

Terence A. Todman, one of the first Black U.S. ambassadors, championed human rights at home and abroad. Learn more.
Illustration of Russian hiding behind Ukraine mask (State Dept./M. Gregory)

How Russia conducts false flag operations

Nations plant "false flags" to look like victims or justify war. Learn how Russia has used false flag operations to hide its aggression.
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Russia targets Ukraine with disinformation campaign

Russia's state media continue to publish stories that they know are untrue. Find out how one story in Ukraine was distorted.
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Russia’s leaders use state media as a political weapon

Russia's state-owned media remain loyal to the government and stifle opposing views. The outlets spread disinformation about other nations.
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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.