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The 75th anniversary of D-Day [video]

On June 6, 1944, 75 years ago, Allied forces stormed the beaches of Normandy, France, to liberate Europe from Nazi tyranny.

How science works in the U.S.

The U.S. scientific culture encourages new discoveries. It does it through collaboration, public funding, open science, peer review and outreach.
Children viewing body in small coffin (© Meridith Kohut/New York Times/Redux)

From Venezuela, stories of hardship

Poverty, food shortages, government critics dying in custody: The stories coming out of Maduro's Venezuela are ones of hardship and struggle.
Crowd of people waiting for food (© Eraldo Peres/AP Images)

In pictures: The suffering of Venezuela’s people

Venezuelans have long suffered under the illegitimate Maduro regime's corruption and mismanagement, which has driven millions out of the country
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Pompeo salutes heroes of Tiananmen Square [video]

Secretary Pompeo commemorates the 30th anniversary of the Chinese government's violent crackdown on peaceful demonstrators in Tiananmen Square in 1989.
Three men standing at attention in front row of group of people (© Federico Parra/AFP/Getty Images)

Venezuela’s National Assembly under siege

The illegitimate regime of Nicolás Maduro is harassing its opponents who have been elected to serve in the only democratic institution left in Venezuela.
Family eating at table (State Dept./D.A. Peterson)

Uighurs in America celebrate Ramadan

In America, Uighur Muslims celebrate Ramadan and observe Islamic traditions. However, in Xinjiang, China, these practices are illegal.
Women walking down hallway with American flags on stands (TOMODACHI Initiative)

Indo-Pacific friendship from U.S.-Japanese exchange

The TOMODACHI Initiative connects thousands of young American and Japanese students with opportunities to learn about each other's cultures.
Mike Pompeo on stage under large Israeli flag. (© Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Pompeo celebrates Israel’s 71st Independence Day

Honoring Israel on the anniversary of its founding, Secretary Pompeo noted the shared values that help define and strengthen the U.S.-Israeli alliance.