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U.S. hospital ship sails again to help Venezuelans

The USNS Comfort will stop at 14 ports of call and support local health care systems by providing on-ship and on-shore medical and dental treatment.
Severely malnourished person sitting on floor (© Alvaro Ybarra Zavala/Getty Images Reportage)

Venezuela: Scarce medical care

The people of Venezuela are suffering from a man-made crisis brought on by the former Maduro regime.
Starving girl lying in bed (© Meridith Kohut/The New York Times/Redux)

Venezuela: Abandoned hospitals

Health care in Venezuela has crumbled along with the economy under Maduro's mismanagement. Hospitals have been abandoned and people are starving.
Artwork depicting lives of Chinese empresses (© The Palace Museum)

China’s last empresses debut in U.S. exhibit

Beijing's Palace Museum has lent the Smithsonian paintings, embroidered gowns and other items dating from China's Qing Dynasty for an exhibit on empresses.
Aerial image of mosque site in China (© 2019 DigitalGlobe)

China destroys mosques and Uighur culture

As part of their crackdown on Uighurs and other Muslim minorities, the Chinese government has destroyed or converted Muslim mosques.
Woman about to inject vaccine into a child's upper arm (© Ary Silva/PAHO/WHO)

Eradicated diseases return amid Venezuela’s crisis

Venezuela's economic collapse has left its people vulnerable to once eradicated diseases that could spread across the Americas.

President Trump in Normandy on D-Day anniversary [graphic]

President Trump, joined by first lady Melania Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife, Brigitte, marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day.
People collecting water from a leaking pipe (© Fernando Llano/AP Images)

Venezuela’s water crisis threatens public health

Lack of safe drinking water is accelerating the crisis in Venezuela, as illnesses transmitted by contaminated water are on the rise.
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The 75th anniversary of D-Day [video]

On June 6, 1944, 75 years ago, Allied forces stormed the beaches of Normandy, France, to liberate Europe from Nazi tyranny.