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Tillerson: ‘Africa is the future’

On the eve of his first official visit to sub-Saharan Africa, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson laid out a new framework for U.S.-Africa relations.
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White House visit underscores strong U.S.-Israel ties

President Trump welcomed Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to the White House to discuss peace plans, the U.S. Embassy and Iran.
Roman amphitheater in Sabratha, Libya (©Mahmud Turkia/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S., Libya join forces to protect Libya’s cultural heritage

Terrorists and international organized criminal groups have been looting and illicitly trafficking Libya's archaeological and cultural property. The U.S. wants to help put a stop to the thefts.
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Partners pledge day of reckoning for chemical attacks in Syria

The Assad regime in Syria is suspected of several chemical attacks against rebels and civilians. Thirty nations are partnering to bring the perpetrators to justice.
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Art smugglers, beware: New York’s sleuths are on your trail

Launching an aggressive campaign against the trafficking of cultural property, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. has created a new law-enforcement squad dedicated to solving and stopping the theft of antiquities. Find out why this mission is so important.
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Ivanka Trump in Pyeongchang

White House adviser Ivanka Trump found her visit to South Korea "incredibly inspiring" as she led the U.S. delegation at the closing ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics.
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Pyeongchang Top Shots

ShareAmerica is featuring a photo a day from the Winter Olympics. Keep your eyes on this page as the gallery grows with the best photos from Pyeongchang.
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U.S. imposes largest sanctions ever against North Korea

The Trump administration leveled the strongest economic sanctions yet against the North Korean regime. The action hit one person and more than 50 vessels, shipping companies and businesses.
North Korean defector Lee Hyeonseo (D.A. Peterson/State Dept.)

Outside North Korea, this defector found a new world

When she was 17, Lee Hyeonseo escaped into China while famine ravaged North Korea. After a decade of hiding, she now shares her story to raise awareness of other defectors.