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Two hurricanes hit home for an American astronaut

Astronaut Joe Acaba, the first astronaut of Puerto Rican heritage, offered support to those affected by the hurricane that struck Puerto Rico.
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First lady to attend Invictus Games honoring wounded soldiers

Melania Trump will lead the U.S. delegation to the 2017 Invictus Games, honoring wounded servicemen and women from 17 nations.
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Economies flourish with more women-owned businesses [video]

The ranks of female entrepreneurs are growing fast for a good reason. A country's GDP jumps when female business owners get the capital and help they need.
Rescue workers searching for survivors in rubble of an earthquake (© Rafael S. Fabres/Getty Images)

U.S. offers support to Mexicans after earthquake

President Trump, the first lady and members of the administration offered support and condolences after a powerful earthquake struck Mexico City.
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Trump: Confront forces of chaos, turmoil and terror

President Trump, at the United Nations, rallies world leaders to strengthen the security of their people while confronting the extremists who threaten us.
Ahd Kamel in dark dress standing on red carpet (© Neilson Barnard/Getty Images/DIFF)

International actresses find their place on American TV, movie sets

Saudi-American Ahd Kamel and Kenyan-Mexican Lupita Nyong’o are among the international actresses who have found success in American television or cinema.
Donald Trump speaking at lectern in front of auditorium full of people (© AP Images)

Trump urges leaders to stand up for sovereign values

President Trump made his first speech to the U.N. General Assembly, urging nations to work together so all can be sovereign, prosperous and secure.
President Trump (© AP Images)

Shareable photos of President Trump at the U.N. General Assembly

Here are shareable photos of President Trump at the 72nd United Nations General Assembly, where he committed to the U.N.'s original pillars of peace.
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The United States is a country of many languages

Many people in the United States speak languages other than English at home. Check out maps of which languages are most popular.