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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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Trump honors African Americans

President Trump issues a proclamation for African American History Month 2017, commemorating the role African Americans have played in U.S. history.
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Election 2016: What’s next after November 8?

Electing a U.S. president lasts several weeks before the winning candidate takes office. See what happens and who is involved.
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Illegal crossings lowest in years as border wall expands

The U.S. is expanding the wall along its southern border. See how the U.S. is deterring illegal immigration while providing aid to Central America.
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Presidential libraries are more than books and paper

Modern U.S. presidents' records and artifacts are preserved for public access in presidential libraries. But these aren't your average libraries.
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United States charts new course with Cuba

http://youtu.be/sZMcmqPvQmE President Obama announced plans December 17 for the United States to restore full diplomatic relations with Cuba, ending decades of isolation with the Caribbean nation....
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U.S. issues 10 millionth patent protecting inventors

President Trump has signed the 10 millionth U.S. patent, which went to an improved laser-detection method that could help pilot self-driving cars.
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President Trump projects U.S. strength at home and abroad

In his State of the Union speech, President Trump says the U.S. has stronger friendships with its allies and won't tolerate threats to its security.
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The president’s State of the Union speech: Why it matters

Millions of people around the world are expected to watch President Trump’s State of the Union address. Learn why that speech gets attention every year.