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A look at the U.S.-India relationship [infographic]

India is a vital U.S. global partner. Check out the economic, military and people-to-people ties in the U.S.-India relationship.
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Counting lives saved from AIDS, 15 years after PEPFAR [infographic]

For the first time, the world has the opportunity to control AIDS — an achievement due, in large part, to the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief.
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How much do you know about endangered animals? [quiz]

Saving species helps preserve vibrant ecosystems we humans depend on every day. Test your knowledge of some animals at risk of extinction.
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Who sits where during a State of the Union speech? [infographic]

The three branches of the U.S. government get together each year to hear the president give the State of the Union address. Who comes and where do they sit?
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Women in politics: A timeline

Women have accomplished many political milestones in the history of the United States. See their photos and learn about what they've achieved.
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Here’s what to watch as the votes come in

Americans will see lots of maps on election night, showing which state voted for which presidential candidate. Some states are watched more closely.
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Being born a girl shouldn’t mean you won’t finish school

October 11 is the International Day of the Girl Child, a day to help girls stay in school and lead better lives. Check out a few ideas for what you can do.
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City transit systems look to the future

Several U.S. cities are leveraging technology to reduce traffic's effect on climate change. Look at the winner of the "Smart City Challenge."
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Could a steel mill yield clean fuel for cars?

A new way to make money and help the environment is the circular economy. This process involves reusing materials to prevent waste from reaching landfills.