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Illustration showing progressive stages of entry as space probe approaches planet's surface in orange sky (Javid Bayandor)

Check out these futuristic NASA projects

NASA is pursuing futuristic ideas that could transform space missions and lead to scientific breakthroughs as it pushes the boundaries of what is possible.
Graphic comparing economy scores of United States, China and Venezuela (State Dept./B. Insley)

U.S. leads world in intellectual property protection

Protecting intellectual property rights allows innovators to develop projects to their full potential. See how economies rank in providing this protection.
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Taiwan’s TSMC to build $12 billion semiconductor plant in U.S.

Learn what a new $12 billion semiconductor factory means for the United States and how it will help U.S. national security.
Woman and man in protective gear working in laboratory (© Carlos Osorio/AP Images)

U.S. universities rally against COVID-19

Universities in the United States are using their scientific, technological and research capabilities to control and defeat COVID-19.
Secretary Pompeo speaking at lectern, with Morgan Ortagus to his right (State Dept./Ronny Przysucha)

Defending America’s cyberfrontier with a 5G ‘clean path’

As countries adopt 5G, learn what the United States is doing to protect its diplomatic systems from untrustworthy telecom companies.
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U.S. helps Pacific island countries fight COVID-19

Learn how the United States is helping the Pacific island region watch for and treat COVID-19 and providing funding for the island nations' health.
Military personnel walking on deck of ship (© Agus Soeparto/Indonesian Presidential Office/AP Images)

Southeast Asian countries challenge China over maritime claims

Countries in Southeast Asia are confronting the People's Republic of China over China's expansive territorial claims in the South China Sea.
Gloved hands holding bare hand and lancet (© Tatan Syuflana/AP Images)

By the numbers: U.S.-ASEAN health support

The United States has supported the health and medical needs of the ASEAN region for decades. Learn about a new U.S.-ASEAN health initiative.
People with masks standing behind boxes (© Sam Yeh/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. and partners in East Asia lead on COVID-19

Democratic governments in East Asia have set an example for the world by contributing goods and scientific expertise to people worldwide.