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U.S. researchers help advance promising malaria vaccine

A new vaccine is 77% effective against malaria. According to the World Health Organization, the mosquito-borne disease infects 200 million people annually.
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U.S. supports inclusion on World Refugee Day [video]

The U.S. is offering hope and safe haven to refugees fleeing persecution. Greater inclusion can help refugees heal and learn.
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U.S. is working with Central American leaders to manage migration

Vice President Kamala Harris and the State Department are working to address the root causes of migration, starting with increasing economic opportunities.
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How the U.S. uses trade to deter forced labor

The United States blocks products made with forced labor from entering the country. Learn more about this and other efforts to deter forced labor worldwide.
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Refugees bring valuable language skills

Many refugees are highly skilled but struggle to find work. Now, an online language teaching service taps into their talents and helps them earn incomes.
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Juneteenth: A day to celebrate Black communities’ strength

Learn about Juneteenth, an African American holiday that celebrates what historian Henry Louis Gates Jr. calls "the shining promise of emancipation."
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Turkish American women tackle the challenges of government

Turkish Americans proudly serve in the U.S. government, part of the diverse community that makes U.S. foreign policy so strong.
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USAID and vaccines: Helping save 9.3 million children in the last...

The United States has sought to protect people around the world from disease. Learn more about USAID's global immunization efforts.
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U.S. scientists work to stave off desertification

U.S. scientists are developing new approaches to reduce desertification and in some cases return harmed land to its earlier fertile condition.