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U.S. advances quantum computers to tackle global challenges

Quantum computing offers vast potential for science and business. Learn how the U.S. government and private sector are advancing the technology.
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Promoting women in science and tech boosts prosperity

Creating equal access for women in STEM industries closes the labor gap, boosts economic growth and more. Learn how the U.S. is making that happen.
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Nobel Prize shines light on U.N. work to end hunger

Learn more about the United Nations' World Food Programme, which won the prestigious 2020 Nobel Peace Prize for its worldwide efforts to fight hunger.
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U.S. hosts forum to advance Indo-Pacific prosperity

The U.S. and Vietnam are hosting a forum to promote economic development in the Indo-Pacific, furthering U.S. efforts to enhance opportunity in the region.
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Pompeo to Three Seas Initiative: ‘America is with you’

European nations can improve their citizens' lives through private sector investment in infrastructure, Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo said.
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Guidance for U.S. tech aims to stop misuse by repressive regimes

The U.S. has issued new guidance to help companies identify and stop sales of technology that could be used to support oppressive regimes.
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U.S. invests in e-commerce for African women

The United States will invest in Kasha, a digital company that helps women in rural Africa access health supplies. Learn about similar programs.
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Global humanitarian aid has never been more important [video]

More than 168 million people need humanitarian assistance and protection. Together, we can ensure the most vulnerable people receive the aid they need.
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U.S. advances freedoms, sovereignty in the Indo-Pacific

The U.S. and its partners are backing a free and open Indo-Pacific, while the Chinese Communist Party bullies its neighbors in the region.