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Images on walls depicting woman sneezing and viruses (State Dept./D.A. Peterson)

Museum exhibit on epidemics goes digital

Most infectious diseases jump from animal hosts to humans, but animals aren't to blame. Discover how these problems originate and how they can be tackled.
Illustration of a Chinese official blacking out words on a speech balloon (State Dept./D. Thompson)

In China, you can’t say these words

The Chinese government censors newspapers, television, social media and the internet to control their citizens. Here is a list of words you can't say.
Photos on "Wanted for Rwandan Genocide" poster with two of same man crossed out (© Simon Wohlfahrt/AFP/Getty Images)

Indicted Rwandan arrested for alleged role in genocide

One of the men accused of orchestrating the genocide in Rwanda, Félicien Kabuga, has been captured and will now face justice.
Iranian currency (© Shutterstock)

Iran’s answer to inflation: Fewer zeros

Rather than address Iran's runaway inflation by redirecting the money it uses to fund terrorism, the regime chose a different approach.
Rocket lifting off from launchpad (NASA/Bill Ingalls & Joel Kowsky)

A historic first: NASA sends astronauts to space aboard private craft

NASA and SpaceX sent two astronauts to the International Space Station, marking the first time a private company's craft put humans into Earth's orbit.
Pride Month poster (State Dept./D. Hamill

Commemorate Pride Month [poster]

June is recognized in countries around the world as LGBTI Pride Month. Download this poster to honor the rights and achievements of LGBTI people.
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The pride of the LGBTI community [video]

Learn why Americans and millions around the world celebrate LGBTI pride during the month of June.
Woman sitting next to window covered with floral-patterned curtain (© Fred Dufour/AFP/Getty Images)

China’s pattern of human rights abuse continues

The Chinese Communist Party continues its campaign of human rights abuse with the detention of journalists and civil rights advocates.
People running to take cover from tear gas (© Kin Cheung/AP Images)

Pompeo: Beijing is undermining Hong Kong’s autonomy

Learn what Secretary of State Michael Pompeo means when he says Hong Kong no longer maintains its high degree of autonomy from China.