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Iran’s regime imprisons protesters, not perpetrators

Iran's regime is punishing protesters rather than those responsible for downing a civilian airliner. Learn more about the regime's response to the tragedy.
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Iran struggles with economy broken by regime failures

The Iranian regime's mismanagement left its economy vulnerable to COVID-19. See how the regime is struggling to keep the economy afloat.
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U.S. faith-based groups fight COVID-19 worldwide

Religious charities in the United States are aiding in the fight against COVID-19. See how faith-based groups are tackling the pandemic at home and abroad.
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U.S. universities rally against COVID-19

Universities in the United States are using their scientific, technological and research capabilities to control and defeat COVID-19.
Man standing behind screen in front of Venezuelan flag on wall (© Ariana Cubillos/AP Images)

How to prevent another failure of democracy in Venezuela

On May 20, 2018, Nicolás Maduro rigged Venezuela's presidential election and has remained in power ever since. Learn how the election was manipulated.
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U.S. scientists collaborate in worldwide search for COVID-19 cure

U.S. researchers and their international partners are developing treatments for COVID-19. Learn how these collaborations are fighting the pandemic.
Illustration showing judge's gavel lying on laptop with drawing promoting a vaccine on its screen (State Dept./D. Thompson)

U.S. cracks down on COVID-19 scams

The U.S. Department of Justice shut down a website pushing a bogus COVID-19 vaccine. Learn how the agency is protecting Americans from other scams.
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U.S. researchers map COVID-19 cases to predict future needs

Learn how U.S. computer scientists are creating disease projection models that help policymakers tackle COVID-19 and plan for the future.
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Muslim Americans observe Ramadan at home

The new coronavirus pandemic has caused American Muslims to keep their traditional Ramadan observances close to home. See how they are coping.