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NASA prepares robot to traverse Jupiter’s moon Europa

Does life exist on frozen moons inside our solar system? NASA and this little robot are hoping to find out on the 2025 Europa mission.
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U.S. sends support to Philippines after volcano eruption

USAID has snapped into action to support the Philippines in the wake of the eruption of a volcano that's displaced more than 100,000 people.
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The power of peaceful protest [video]

See how peaceful protests can lead to positive social and political changes, especially if they include a wide representation of citizens.
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Connecting Peruvian artists to the world

Learn about a U.S.-backed program that helps former coca farmers find legitimate work like pottery and connects them with producer associations.
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Fearing hijab law, Iranian referee refuses to return home

Women are pushing back against the Iranian regime's many restrictions. Learn why another woman is considering not returning home.
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The Holocaust memorialized throughout the world

International Holocaust Remembrance Day is January 27. See some of the memorials around the world that honor victims of the Holocaust in different ways.
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What has Juan Guaidó done for Venezuela?

Since being elected interim president of Venezuela a year ago, Juan Guaidó has rallied international support to address his country's humanitarian crisis.
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Business hub tackles Ecuador’s social, environmental issues

Daniela Peralvo co-founded a company that helps solve some of Ecuador's problems, mentors existing entrepreneurs, and grooms future leaders.
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Iran nuclear deal fueled regime’s violence

Iran's regime continued to fund proxy wars, despite the 2015 nuclear deal's call for peace. Learn why the U.S. has turned to sanctions to deter aggression.