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U.S.-supported COVID-19 vaccine candidates appear highly effective

The U.S. government's Operation Warp Speed is supporting multiple possible vaccines for COVID-19, including two that appear effective in clinical trials.
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The Dayton Accords: 25 years of peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina

The United States helped end a bloody war in Bosnia and Herzegovina with a peace agreement reached in Dayton, Ohio, 25 years ago.
Woman standing on baseball field in stadium (© Joseph Guzy/Miami Marlins)

Baseball’s first female general manager makes history

Kim Ng has broken barriers and made history by becoming the first female general manager in baseball. She will lead the Miami Marlins starting in 2021.
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China’s officials step up online attacks

Chinese Communist Party officials are spreading misinformation online to evade blame for the regime's coronavirus response and human rights abuses.
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How the U.S. promotes innovation for security and prosperity

As part of a new federal strategy, the U.S. is working with allies to advance and protect scientific innovation and maintain its technological edge.
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A trans-Atlantic awakening to the China challenge

The United States and the European Union are working together to support democratic values and combat the Chinese Communist Party's aggressive behavior.
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U.S. global vaccine distribution saves lives

The United States' long-standing support for global vaccine networks has helped build capacity for distributing a future COVID-19 vaccine.
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Pompeo to Three Seas Initiative: ‘America is with you’

European nations can improve their citizens' lives through private sector investment in infrastructure, Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo said.
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Guidance for U.S. tech aims to stop misuse by repressive regimes

The U.S. has issued new guidance to help companies identify and stop sales of technology that could be used to support oppressive regimes.