Three women wearing black body suits and holding helmets (© Obi Grant)

The world’s first Nigerian Olympic bobsled team

Three Nigerian-American women are making history as the first bobsled team from an African country to compete in the Winter Olympics.
Young woman standing and speaking in front of large TV screens (© Michael Desmond/ABC/Getty Images)

Teen tech whiz prompts cyberbullies to rethink their words

An American teenager created an app aimed at cutting back on cyberbullying. The app asks the user to rethink a message before pushing "Send."
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America supports the people of Iran

See what American leaders are saying about recent protests in Iran.
President Donald Trump meeting with North Korean defectors (© Yuri Gripas/Reuters)

At the White House, North Korean defectors tell their stories

Some survived North Korea’s infamous labor camps, while others nearly starved. The eight escaped North Korea and met President Trump to share their stories.
Man holding up crutches, surrounded by people clapping for him (© Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

President spotlights defector’s saga as evidence of Pyongyang regime’s cruelty

President Trump put a human face to the terror that North Korea imposes on its people by saluting Ji Seong-ho, a North Korean defector.
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Trump honors family of late Otto Warmbier during State of the...

President Trump says the imprisonment and death of university student Otto Warmbier shows the "depraved character of the North Korean regime."
Illustration of a hand holding a computer mouse crashing through a roadblock (State Dept./Doug Thompson)

Censor the internet? Bad idea.

Censoring the internet censors free speech. Political dissent, strong language and even offensive speech are part of a strong democracy.
Illustration of a terrorist draining a large bag of money, leaving none for others (State Dept./Doug Thompson)

Iranian people suffer as government spends on terrorism [infographic]

People of Iran are telling their government they need better economic opportunities and more responsive governance. That's not the government's focus.
Hand lighting candle with long match in row of memorial candles (© Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

The Holocaust memorialized throughout the world

International Holocaust Remembrance Day is January 27. See some of the memorials around the world that honor victims of the Holocaust in different ways.