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U.S. enters ‘milestone’ agreement with Venezuela’s legitimate government

An agreement paves the way for the U.S. to more effectively support interim President Guaidó's efforts to restore democracy and health care in Venezuela.
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NASA women astronauts make history

Two U.S. female astronauts made history walking on the International Space Station without a male crewmate.
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Making cyberspace safer

The U.S. is working with partners to prevent malicious activity in cyberspace while maintaining the many benefits people expect from the internet.
Ivanka Trump on including women in peace talks, photo of women with upraised arms (© Hassene Dridi/AP Images)

Backing women’s empowerment through ‘Warsaw Process’

Adviser to the President Ivanka Trump is urging an international working group to prioritize women's rights as part of efforts to improve Mideast security.
Woman harvesting corn (Ana Christina Chaclán/Buena Milpa Project)

How the U.S. increases food security by helping female farmers

A U.S. government initiative continues to help countries increase agricultural production and nutrition, one community at a time.
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Pompeo on religious freedom: The world must hear the truth

Speaking to a religious group in Tennessee, Secretary of State Pompeo reinforced America's commitment to religious freedom around the world.

2019 Nobel Prize winners: Economic sciences

Harvard and MIT professors have transformed the global fight against poverty by conducting precise experiments among affected communities.
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How the U.S. helps small businesses succeed

What are the essentials to owning and running a small business in the U.S.? An award-winning small business owner shares her story.
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Affiong Williams’ ReelFruit: Creating jobs along with healthy snacks

Learn how a Nigerian woman is creating jobs through a U.S.-backed program that helped her grow her dried fruit-and-nut business.