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Children watching caged jaguar (© The Asahi Shimbun/Getty Images)

‘Zoohackathon’ innovators seek to stop wildlife trafficking

New innovations developed as part of the U.S. Department of State's annual Zoohackathon aim to combat wildlife trafficking around the world.
Aerial view of coal plant (© Du Yu/Xinhua News Agency/eyevine/Redux)

China’s energy development model exports pollution

China's government is financing coal-fired power plants in developing countries, exporting environmental pollution around the world.
Health worker administering injection to woman (© Sam Panthaky/AFP/Getty Images)

United States and India partner on vaccine research

The U.S. and India are working together to develop and distribute a COVID-19 vaccine. The two countries have a long history of partnering on health care.
Illustration of person holding telescope with U.S. flag design while standing in front of other people and clouds in sky (State Dept./D. Thompson)

U.S. and partners support global COVID-19 economic recovery

The U.S. is working with international partners to help countries around the world recover from the economic hardship wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Man in uniform holding gun and standing on dirt road in front of building (© Thomas Peter/Reuters)

Report: China uses big data to identify Uyghurs for detention

New evidence shows China's Communist Party is using big data to target Uyghurs for detention based on lawful activities, a rights group says.
Map of Europe and Asia covered with intersecting straight lines (© Shutterstock)

U.S. helps countries build secure 5G networks

The U.S. is helping countries build their 5G wireless networks in a safe and reliable way, without going into unmanageable debt or compromising security.
Security cameras on pole above photo of Mao Zedong (© Andy Wong/AP Images)

New U.S. restrictions seek to deter China’s abuses

The U.S. is imposing restrictions against Chinese officials and companies for supporting the regime's rights abuses, technology theft and other misconduct.
High fence with barbed wire and large Chinese posters (© Anna Fifield/The Washington Post/Getty Images)

China’s leaders expand use of forced labor

China's rulers are expanding use of forced labor in Xinjiang, posing risks to global supply chains, the U.S. Department of Labor says.
Mike Pompeo standing in front of illuminated map of the United States with words 5G Clean Path written on it (© Andrew Harnik/AP Images)

Expanded Clean Network initiative safeguards data

The Clean Network initiative protects the entire technology data system from malign actors around the world.