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U.S. charities give millions in worldwide coronavirus effort

U.S. charities are offering an outpouring of support for those affected by the coronavirus. Learn about the donations heading around the world.
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The U.S. helps Africans protect their own communities

Some of the world’s most dangerous places now have more regional peacekeepers in place thanks to the close relationship between the U.S. and the African Union.
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‘Historic moment’ in the global HIV/AIDS response

The United States, through PEPFAR, has helped not only to save and improve millions of lives, but also has transformed the global HIV/AIDS response.
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Dogs lend their noses to Iraq’s de-mining effort

Vivi the 3-year-old Dutch shepherd is one of five specially trained dogs using their incredible noses to help U.S. and Iraqi partners clear the country of explosive devices that ISIS left in its retreat.
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U.S. COVID-19 vaccine donations boost immunizations worldwide

U.S.-donated vaccines are helping governments protect citizens from COVID-19. Learn more about America's campaign to vaccinate the world.
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Obama tells world leaders – ‘We choose hope over fear’

In an address to the annual meeting of the U.N. General Assembly, President Obama linked the challenges of aggression in Europe, terrorist brutality in...

U.S. to Russia: Release Ukrainian pilot

U.S. officials have again called on Russia to immediately and unconditionally release Ukrainian hostage Nadiya Savchenko.
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How vaccines work

Vaccines work by training the immune system to recognize and fight pathogens. Scientists are exploring new approaches for the novel coronavirus.
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Saving wild animals at Zoohackathon

Endangered animals may get some protection thanks to new apps developed at the second annual Zoohackathon, co-sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.