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Harriet Tubman posing for photograph (© Harvey B. Lindsley/Library of Congress/AP Images)

Archaeologists find lost home of Harriet Tubman

A team of researchers has discovered the site where Harriet Tubman was raised. The home was later used as a stop on the Underground Railroad.
President Biden looking on as Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin speaks (© Patrick Semansky/AP Images)

The Biden-Harris administration is the most diverse ever

A government that looks like America is a Biden administration priority — and new data shows this is the most diverse government in America’s history.
Gloved hands holding syringe and vial (© Matt Rourke/AP Images)

U.S. supports waiving rights to COVID-19 vaccines

The United States supports a waiver of intellectual property rights to speed vaccine production. Learn about efforts to improve global access to vaccines.
Left: Engraving of Moses A. Hopkins (Frank Leslie's Sunday Magazine) Right: Portrait of Oliver Hazard Perry (U.S. Naval Academy Museum Collection)

State Department honors its forgotten heroes

A memorial at the U.S. Department of State is gaining 71 new names of those who died serving on diplomatic missions. Learn about some of these heroes.
Katherine Tai holding one hand in air while placing other on book held by man as Vice President Harris speaks (© Alex Brandon/AP Images)

Meet the woman who represents the United States in trade

Katherine C. Tai was recently sworn in as the 19th U.S. trade representative. Learn more about her and her priorities here.
Seated woman about to be vaccinated (State Dept.)video

U.S., COVAX support COVID-19 vaccinations worldwide [video]

The U.S. is supporting COVAX's effort to equitably distribute COVID-19 vaccines worldwide. Learn more about this push to end the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sun seen through haze above city (© Gemunu Amarasinghe/AP Images)

The United States works with Thailand to improve its air

Air pollution affects countries across Southeast Asia. Learn more about how the U.S. and Thailand are working together to reduce pollution.
Hand pointing to six books spread out on table (© Jacqueline Larma/AP Images)

Uyghur educators face prison, death in China

The People's Republic of China sentences Uyghur educators to prison as part of a campaign of repression against ethnic minorities in Xinjiang, critics say.
Left: Book cover with Statue of Liberty (Courtesy of Alfred A. Knopf). Right: Portrait of Roya Hakakian (© Masih Alinejad)

A beginner’s guide to America

Roya Hakakian, a human rights activist, poet, author and naturalized U.S. citizen, shares memories of adjusting to life in America.