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U.S. investment in Guatemala helps new homebuyers

Getting a home loan in Guatemala is easier thanks to a new U.S. investment program committed to building a safer and more prosperous Central America.
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U.S. warns allies on business ties to Iran

A U.S. Treasury Department official warns that allies and U.S. companies will face risks if they keep doing business with Iran and helping fund its "destructive practices."
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They’ve met with world leaders. What about you? [video]

You don’t have to be a U.N. delegate to have a global impact. Learn how you can make a difference in your community and the world, no matter your age.
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From humble beginnings to a center of medical excellence

Minnesota is known for the renowned Mayo Clinic. But it is also a hub of medical activity, and the base for innovators and pioneers in the field.
Benjamin Netanyahu and President Trump at White House (Official White House Photo/Shealah D. Craighead)

The United States and Israel: A history in pictures

The United States recognized Israel as an independent state 70 years ago. Here's a photo essay of U.S.-Israeli relations over the years.
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Ivanka Trump pays respects at Holocaust memorial in Warsaw

Senior White House adviser Ivanka Trump honored the victims of the Holocaust and the memories of Poland's Jewish community during her trip to Poland.
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NATO allies boost defense spending, emerge united from summit

President Trump called NATO "very powerful" and "very strong" after a summit where allies agreed to shoulder more of the collective defense burden.
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Global fund stakes $1 billion on clean energy

Bill Gates and 20 of the world's top entrepreneurs have a plan for investing in great ideas. They aim to revolutionize the clean energy sector.
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Child soldiers: 300,000 tragedies

There are 300,000 child soldiers in the world today, roughly the same number as in 1989. Why do children continue to be abused in this way?