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The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty at 50

Fifty years ago the world took an important step toward stopping the spread of nuclear weapons with the Non-Proliferation Treaty.
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Smithsonian makes millions of images free to the public

Learn more about how you can freely download and use newly released images from the Smithsonian Institution's online database.
Trump shaking hands with Modi (White House/Shealah Craighead)

India says ‘Namaste Trump’ in president’s visit

On his first official visit to India, President Trump joined Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a rally to celebrate U.S.-Indian partnership and friendship.
People holding hands in front of Lincoln Memorial (© Ira Schwartz/AP Images)

Do you know these three female civil rights heroes?

Meet three women whose dedication and skill put them on the front lines of the fight for civil rights for African Americans.
Illustration of ammunition belt holding bullets, with rolled currency in one pocket in place of a bullet (State Dept./D. Thompson)

Iran’s regime a threat to international financial system, group says

An international watchdog calls Iran's regime "high-risk" for terrorist financing. See how Iran's leaders flout international norms.
Diptych: left, missiles on ship deck; right, inflatable boat pursuing wooden boat at sea (U.S. Navy/Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael H. Lehman)

Seized missiles show Iran’s regime flouting U.N. resolutions

The United States seized Iranian-made missiles headed to Yemen. See how Iran's regime continues to fuel conflict despite its people's demands for change.
Crowd attacking car (© Matias Delacroix/AP Images)

Maduro steps up his repression of democracy

Maduro continues to suppress any sign of democracy, harming not only interim President Guaidó and his supporters but all of the Venezuelan people.
Bishop Bernard Kabamba sitting and talking (USAID/OFDA/Emily Rasinski)

How USAID helped contain the 1st Ebola case in Goma

Find out how USAID and World Vision helped ensure the Ebola virus did not spread when the first case was confirmed in Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo.
People in ceremonial dress holding up cylindrical objects and standing around empty square (© Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images)

Celebrating Losar, the Tibetan new year

The Tibetan New Year, Losar, is a three-day festival that brings people around the world together to pray, visit family and eat traditional food.