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Toni Stone holding a baseball (© Transcendental Graphics/Getty Images)

Meet Toni Stone, who broke barriers in baseball

Toni Stone was a pioneering figure in baseball. Many sports fans don't know her name, but a play about her life explains why they should.
Mark Stroh and Azra Fazal Pechuho, wearing masks, with hand on heart in front of boxes of vaccine doses (U.S. Government)

U.S. sends COVID-19 vaccines worldwide [rolling updates]

The United States is donating billions in COVID-19 vaccine doses, funding for COVAX and medical supplies to countries all over the world.
Composite of three portraits (© Michael Palma Mir, © Geandy Pavón and © Guadalupe Maravilla/Andrew W. Mellon Foundation)

Meet groundbreaking U.S. Latinx artists

A new U.S. arts grant funded by the Ford Foundation and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will allow 15 Latinx artists to expand their work.
Jill Biden and President Biden bowing heads before wreath (© Alex Brandon/AP Images)

Biden honors victims of September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks

On the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, President Biden honored those killed and praised the sacrifices of rescuers.
Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman speaking while seated with flags in background (State Dept./Freddie Everett)

U.S. supports ‘dynamic and growing’ Indo-Pacific partners

The United States and Indo-Pacific partners are tackling the world's most pressing problems, from COVID-19 to the climate crisis.
Boy wearing glasses and T-shirt standing in front of mural (© Rubén Pizarro)

Bringing Silicon Valley to the children of nearby farm workers

Learn about a teenage tech dynamo who is bringing coding to the children of farm workers in the "salad bowl of the world."
Men working on large bronze statue of man riding horse (© Jackie Molloy/The Washington Post/Getty Images)

West Point honors Buffalo Soldiers

West Point is honoring Buffalo Soldiers who taught horsemanship to white cadets. Learn about these early African American soldiers.
Woman standing in front of pride flag (© Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Number of LGBTQI+ elected officials is growing in the United States

A new report shows that the number of LGBTQI+ elected officials in national, state and local government roles continues to rise in the U.S.
Woman smiling in front of laptop computer with open book nearby (© Shutterstock)

Readers without borders

Membership in reading groups grew beyond the limits of geography when meetings went virtual during the COVID-19 pandemic.