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With embassy move to Jerusalem, Israel, Trump fulfills promise

On Israel's 70th anniversary, President Trump fulfills a promise two decades in the making by opening a U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem, Israel.
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U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem, Israel: A promise kept [video]

The U.S. marks Israel's 70th anniversary by delivering on a promise the U.S. Congress made in 1995: moving the U.S. Embassy to Israel’s capital city of Jerusalem.
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First lady’s new initiative puts her in good company

Learn how first lady Melania Trump's newly unveiled agenda will benefit kids, and why a cause that's dear to her heart links her to so many of her predecessors.
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Miami police train partners to combat transnational crime

By training their counterparts from around the world, Miami-Dade police are helping to combat crime both at home and abroad.
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Women govern some of the largest U.S. cities

Learn about some of the American women who are running for, and winning, the top city government seat: the mayor.
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Stopping epidemics early protects national security

Infectious diseases such as Ebola can spread from remote villages to world capitals in 36 hours. Stopping them early is a U.S. national security priority.
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One-handed star tackles the National Football League

Linebacker Shaquem Griffin has inspired a fan base that is growing to include far greater numbers than that of a typical draftee just out of college.
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Meet Mike Pompeo, the new Secretary of State

Learn more about Mike Pompeo, the new Secretary of State. His career has taken him from the military to Congress to the CIA and now the State Department.
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State visit versus official visit: What’s the difference?

When a U.S. president welcomes a world leader to the White House, what determines whether the visit will be a state visit or an official visit? Here's what you need to know.