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Family’s present for National Park Service’s 100th: Terrain in Maine

In celebration of its centennial, the National Park Service received 35,000 hectares of land in Maine from a private donor.
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Reality check: U.S. elections are secure and reliable [video]

The U.S. ensures the security of its elections with transparency. This video explains how U.S. voting works by keeping polling places honest and fair.
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El Salvador and U.S. sign cooperative agreement on asylum

The United States and El Salvador signed an asylum agreement to curb human trafficking and provide a humane solution to the issue of migration.
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Americans adapt to social distancing to fight coronavirus

As Americans keep their distance from one another to slow the spread of the 2019 coronavirus, they also reimagine and reinvent daily routines.
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Even small towns work hard for election security

Election security is a top priority for this small town in New York. See what measures elections officials take when voters visit the polls.
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U.S. and Israel strengthen economic and scientific ties

The 2019 U.S.-Israel Joint Economic Development Group meetings addressed women's empowerment and closer collaboration on artificial intelligence research.
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President Trump opens American skies to innovative drones

Businesses will soon be able to safely test novel unmanned aerial systems — drones — as part of a new policy from the Trump administration.
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Why Iowa? Understanding presidential primaries.

Voters in states across the U.S. choose their candidate for presidential nominee in several different ways. Learn about U.S. presidential primaries.
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U.S. tightens sanctions on Maduro, citing his ‘usurpation of power’

The Trump administration's latest sanctions bar business with the former Maduro regime while providing safeguards for humanitarian aid to Venezuela.