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U.S. refugee resettlement resumes with tighter screening

After a four-month lull to improve background checks, the United States is once again admitting refugees. No country admits more of the world's refugees.
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Melania Trump delivers books, balls and hope in Malawi

Melania Trump, in Africa, saw up close the needs of Malawi's children at a school with 110 pupils per teacher. The U.S. donates millions of books to Malawi.
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Meet 5 U.S.-based groups helping displaced Syrians

Aid for Syrian refugees doesn't just come from the government. These organizations are providing food, medical care, educational tools and hope.
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5 ways the U.S. supports literacy around the world

Find out how the U.S. is helping to build a literate world where everyone has an equal chance to succeed in life and work.
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Pompeo in Cúcuta: ‘Mr. Maduro, open these bridges’

Secretary Pompeo’s stop in Cúcuta, Colombia, a major transit point for Venezuelans fleeing the crisis at home, caps a tour of four South American countries.
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At U.N., Pompeo reaffirms support for Venezuelan people [video]

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke before the United Nations Security Council in support of the people of Venezuela and their hope for a better future.
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U.S. delivers more humanitarian aid to Venezuelan border

Humanitarian aid from the United States is arriving at the Colombia-Venezuela border, awaiting distribution to needy Venezuelans.
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For 15 years, PEPFAR has given hope … and health [video]

The U.S. global AIDS relief initiative has helped millions of people since it was created 15 years ago. Meet one of them.
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Helping children who flee Venezuela to stay in school

Nicolás Maduro has created a crisis that, by keeping Venezuelan children from school, is threatening to create a lost generation.