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NASA reveals next generation of spacesuits

The latest Exploration Extravehicular Mobility Unit suits are equipped with new features for the next steps of space exploration.

Empowering women in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Is it possible for chocolate, coffee, and gold to be responsibly produced in a way that also empowers women? This business says, "Yes — watch us."
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How the U.S. helps small businesses succeed

What are the essentials to owning and running a small business in the U.S.? An award-winning small business owner shares her story.
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Pompeo champions religious freedom at the Vatican

During his visit to the Vatican, Secretary Pompeo emphasized the need for a united front against global human rights violations.
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Coding in Wyoming: Girls’ app helps feed the needy

High school girls in Wyoming are changing the game of coding for their school — and helping their community in the process.
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Huang Qi: the activist who reported human rights violations

Find out why human rights activist and journalist Huang Qi will spend the next 12 years in a Chinese prison and why the U.S. objects.
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State Department honors Elizabeth ‘Lizzie’ Slater as first Hero of U.S....

Meet Elizabeth "Lizzie" Slater, a foreign service specialist who embodies the ethos of diplomacy through her tenacity and teamwork.
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Labor Day: Honoring the U.S. worker for 125 years

Learn more about the past, present and future U.S. workforce — and what that means for economic prosperity around the world.
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U.S. and India’s complementary visions for Indo-Pacific

India and the U.S. reinvigorated their commitment to a free and open Indo-Pacific as Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan visited the region.