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New satellite tech speeds response during natural disasters

A U.S. company, Hypergiant Industries, has created a new communications platform that helps governments quickly respond to natural disasters.
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Iran’s answer to inflation: Fewer zeros

Rather than address Iran's runaway inflation by redirecting the money it uses to fund terrorism, the regime chose a different approach.
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Pompeo: Beijing is undermining Hong Kong’s autonomy

Learn what Secretary of State Michael Pompeo means when he says Hong Kong no longer maintains its high degree of autonomy from China.
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Lifting arms embargo on Iran will fuel regime’s terrorism

A U.N. arms embargo against Iran's regime will soon expire. Learn why the U.S. is seeking to extend restrictions on the leading state sponsor of terrorism.
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COVIDsitters help frontline workers

A movement that started in Minnesota is bringing child care and pet-sitting services to health care workers on the frontlines of fighting coronavirus.
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Gandhi Peace Award for 2020 honors two Syrians

The 2020 Gandhi Peace Award recipients have much in common besides their Syrian heritage. Both have braved their native country's war zones to help people.
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U.S. leads global health response

The U.S. government has provided $10 billion in support of coronavirus relief efforts, and the American people have added another $4.3 billion in donations.
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U.S. collaborates with international community on COVID-19 [video]

Watch this video to learn how the U.S. private sector, academic community and government partners with countries near and far to collaborate on COVID-19.
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U.S. data release spurs new tools in fight against COVID-19

The United States has released thousands of coronavirus studies for global review. See how U.S. transparency is advancing the search for a way to defeat COVID-19.