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During World War II, the Soviet Union had help from an...

During World War II the U.S. and the Soviet Union put aside their differences to fight and defeat the Nazis. Learn how vital supplies reached the Red Army.
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Coffee can generate electricity

ECPA was created at the 2012 Summit of the Americas to help provide universal electricity to Latin America. Watch how it shows how to reuse coffee as fuel.

They abandoned their wheelchairs and crawled up the Capitol steps

The "Capitol Crawl" protest for disability rights on March 12, 1990, might have been the single most important catalyst for the passage of the...

Is your love of chocolate supporting child labor?

Whether it is ultimately processed into candy bars, cake, cocoa powder or other food and drink products, the cocoa bean is a global favorite....

For these women, staying silent just wasn’t an option

The 10 winners of the State Department's 2015 International Women of Courage award take pride in knowing they have helped improve the lives of...
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North Korea’s black market generation

In North Korea, you can have radios and televisions, but they are pre-programmed to receive only official government stations. Computers and mobile phones are...

What is a woman of courage?

“One of the highlights of my year,” said Michelle Obama.  “You only have to look around the room today to see how strong women...

U.N. Human Rights Council aims to advance human dignity everywhere

By working with governments across the world, the U.N.’s Human Rights Council can help create a future “that is much brighter than the present...

When you’re visually impaired, cash can be confusing

The U.S. dollar is the world's most dominant reserve currency and the one most used in international transactions. Federal Reserve notes worth about $1.29...