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Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday: A look back at visits to the...

South Africa's first black president inspired Americans with each of his visits to the U.S. before he died in 2013. Nelson Mandela still does in 2018, the centenary of his birth.
President Trump standing with three men in front of U.S. flag and behind shovels (© Evan Vucci/AP Images)

U.S. makes every effort to lure foreign firms

The U.S., with low taxes and a robust economy, already attracts more foreign firms than anywhere else. The president, governors and mayors are helping lure even more.
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U.S. epidemic training helps contain Nipah outbreak

Learn how the U.S. works closely with India to help fight epidemic threats, containing a recent outbreak of Nipah, a virus that has no cure or vaccine.
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NATO allies boost defense spending, emerge united from summit

President Trump called NATO "very powerful" and "very strong" after a summit where allies agreed to shoulder more of the collective defense burden.
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What does it mean for a right to be inalienable?

Some rights are given by governments, but the most important ones, inalienable rights such as religious freedom, are the rights every human is born with.
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Harvard study warns of perilous ‘debt-trap diplomacy’

According to a recent report from Harvard University scholars, more than a dozen countries in the Indo-Pacific region have become vulnerable to "debt-trap diplomacy."
Corn kernels in a glass container in front of corn stalks (© Daniel Acker/Bloomberg/Getty Images)

Tools of modern science help farmers feed a hungry world

Scientists agree genetically engineered foods are safe to eat and help feed a growing world. Learn more about them.
Group of boys in cave with metallic blankets (© Royal Thai Navy Facebook Page/AP Images)

World joined forces to rescue Thai soccer team

A Thai-led, multinational team of elite divers pulled off a daring plan to rescue 12 Thai boys and their soccer coach, who went missing for days after getting trapped in a cave. U.S. military personnel were there to help out.
President Trump leaning in to speak to Brett Kavanuagh and his family (© Alex Brandon/AP Images)

What’s next for Trump’s pick for the Supreme Court?

President Trump is nominating an experienced federal judge to be a U.S. Supreme Court justice. What should the nominee expect next?