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Relive special Olympic moments

The 2016 Summer Olympics feature incredible athletic achievements. Between the headlines are sportsmanship, triumph and even a few marriage proposals.
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A year of strengthening U.S.-Cuba ties

On July 20, 2015, the U.S. and Cuba re-established full diplomatic ties, and they are working together on environmental issues and more.
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How the African Union-U.S. partnership is making a difference

The United States strongly supports the African Union's efforts to provide rapid-response peacekeeping, prevent ethnic violence and counter terrorism.
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Can the Earth be saved by turning CO2 to stone?

There may be a new way to capture harmful greenhouse gases and keep global temperatures from rising without doing other damage to the Earth.
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Students ask about NATO’s role in today’s Europe

Young Europeans gather at centers in several countries to talk with a NATO expert on the 28-nation military and civil alliance.
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What is the world doing to end modern slavery?

The 2016 Trafficking in Persons Report ranks 188 countries, including the United States, on their effectiveness in combating human trafficking.
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U.S. recommits to helping the world end genocide

The Atrocities Prevention Board monitors worldwide threats to civilians, takes steps to prevent atrocities and, if prevention fails, mobilizes a response.
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How speeding up malaria diagnosis can save lives in India

Reducing the number of malaria cases takes multiple, coordinated approaches, including early diagnosis, pesticides and therapy.
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Is your air safe to breathe?

Air pollutants take a toll on your health. A new development that provides real-time air-quality data shows how safe the air around you is.