Military personnel walking on deck of ship (© Agus Soeparto/Indonesian Presidential Office/AP Images)

Southeast Asian countries challenge China over maritime claims

Countries in Southeast Asia are confronting the People's Republic of China over China's expansive territorial claims in the South China Sea.
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Marking the anniversary of Victory in Europe Day [video]

The 75th anniversary of V-E Day recalls the Allies of World War II uniting to achieve victory. Uniting against today's threats is every bit as vital.
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U.S. helps counter COVID-19 outbreaks in Middle East and North Africa

The United States is giving tens of millions to help nations in the Middle East fight COVID-19. See how the U.S. is assisting people in war-torn Syria.
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How Americans observed V-E Day during World War II

When the Allied nations of World War II achieved victory in Europe, celebrations erupted across the globe. Learn how various U.S. cities marked the event.
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America sent gear to the USSR to help win World War...

The Lend-Lease program played a big role in World War II. Learn how this U.S. program boosted a key ally, the Soviet Union, in the fight against Hitler.
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Organization of American States celebrates 72 years of democracy

The Organization of American States has defended the rights of all nations in the Western Hemisphere since its founding in 1948.
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U.S. and partners in East Asia lead on COVID-19

Democratic governments in East Asia have set an example for the world by contributing goods and scientific expertise to people worldwide.
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U.S. and Europe team up to battle COVID-19

The United States and Europe are cooperating to protect citizens from COVID-19. See how these long-standing partners are tackling the disease.
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U.S. returns record number of cultural artifacts to Haiti

The FBI's Art Crime Team returned over 470 artifacts to Haiti in the largest repatriation effort between the U.S. and the Caribbean nation.