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The consequences of ending the arms embargo against Iran [video]

The United Nations arms embargo on Iran expires in October. Learn about the possible consequences for the region and the world if it is not extended.
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The U.S. fights coronavirus worldwide [rolling updates]

See the many ways that the U.S. government, businesses and private citizens are fighting the COVID-19 pandemic around the world.
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Under Maduro regime, indigenous people suffer

Learn how the illegitimate Maduro regime has endangered Venezuela's indigenous population while blocking access to the democratic process.
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The People’s Republic of China: Many neighbors, many disputes

From the South China Sea to the Himalayan mountains, the Chinese Communist Party is threatening and bullying its neighbors.
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Safety is top of mind as U.S. develops coronavirus vaccine

The U.S. government puts safety first in its new initiative supporting efforts to develop, manufacture and distribute a coronavirus vaccine.
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Innovation’s essential ingredient: Failure [video]

In May, SpaceX became the first private company anywhere in the world to launch two humans into Earth's orbit. But it took some practicing to get there.
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Iran’s regime targets critics’ relatives to silence dissent

Iran's regime jails relatives of activists to silence critics living abroad. Learn more about the regime's pattern of punishing families.
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Chinese fishing fleet threatens Galápagos Islands’ wildlife

The People's Republic of China supports fishing fleets that threaten wildlife and local economies, including near the Galápagos Islands.
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Under Maduro, nearly all Venezuelans live in poverty

A new report from ENCOVI shows that over 90 percent of Venezuelans live in poverty and are food insecure because of Maduro's economic mismanagement.