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120+ countries support probe into origins of COVID-19

There are still many questions about the origins of COVID-19. Countries have come together to support an investigation into the coronavirus.
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.
People sitting in front of computers against wall (© Ebrahim Noroozi/AP Images)

Iran’s regime spends billions to limit citizens’ internet access

Iran is spending billions on an intranet that would block access to the internet. Find out about the regime's plan to control access to information.
Still from GIF on world reaction to China's treatment of Hong Kong (State Dept.)

Countries around the world support Hong Kong’s freedom [infographic]

Countries around the world are coming out in support of Hong Kong's autonomy and freedoms, which are threatened by Beijing's new national security law.
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New satellite tech speeds response during natural disasters

A U.S. company, Hypergiant Industries, has created a new communications platform that helps governments quickly respond to natural disasters.
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.