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Men in orange and yellow jackets lift a box of vaccines from COVAX off of a truck bed

Norway's minister calls on others to follow his country's lead in sharing COVID-19 vaccines

Just a few months into its rollout, COVAX is now short tens of millions of doses. It has shipped some 50 million vaccines to low- and middle-income countries. It’s a fraction of what it had hoped to get out by now, and an even tinier fraction of what’s actually needed.

Norway's minister calls on others to follow his country's lead in sharing COVID-19 vaccines
Michael van der Veen, an attorney for former President Donald Trump, speaks during the second impeachment trial of Trump in the Senate at the US Capitol on Friday, Feb. 12, 2021. 

WATCH LIVE: Trump's lawyers deliver impeachment defense

WATCH LIVE: Trump's lawyers deliver impeachment defense
Police with guns drawn point at a rioter as a violent mob try to break into the House Chamber on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington DC. 

In pictures: Trump loyalists storm US Capitol

In pictures: Trump loyalists storm US Capitol
Then-National Security Adviser John Bolton listens as US President Donald Trump holds a Cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington, DC, on April 9, 2018.

Nicholas Burns: Bolton allegations on Trump 'as damaging as any in modern American history'

Nicholas Burns: Bolton allegations on Trump 'as damaging as any in modern American history'
two men kick a protester on the ground

Kurdish protesters attacked by Erdoğan's bodyguards at DC demonstration sue Turkish government

Kurdish protesters attacked by Erdoğan's bodyguards at DC demonstration sue Turkish government
Three elderly Holocaust survivors sit at a table writing.

One day, there won't be any more Holocaust survivors. This museum is racing to preserve their stories.

Eyewitness perspectives, like those of survivor Halina Litman Yasharoff Peabody, have served as invaluable educational resources for the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum since the institution opened 25 years ago. But as the number of survivors dwindle, the museum must prepare for a future without them.

One day, there won't be any more Holocaust survivors. This museum is racing to preserve their stories.
A 1983 black-and-white portrait of Gordon Hirabayashi, left, Minoru Yasui, center, and Fred Korematsu.

As the Supreme Court considers Trump’s travel ban, some want justices to remember a case they decided 74 years ago

The president has certain powers to protect the country, but the children of people incarcerated in World War II say that power can be abused. The court should be a check.

As the Supreme Court considers Trump’s travel ban, some want justices to remember a case they decided 74 years ago
Before the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, five states had "red flag" statutes called gun violence restraining orders. Recently, Florida became the six state to add the statute.

Researchers still struggle to get funding to study gun violence

Any potential money is barred by a congressional act known as the Dickey Amendment, which mandates that none of the funds available for injury prevention and control at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) would be “used to advocate or promote gun control."

Researchers still struggle to get funding to study gun violence
At the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, ISS Expedition 22 crew members take a moment for photographs following a fit check of their Soyuz TMA-17 spacecraft at the launch site’s integration facility in December 2009.

With private space competition on full boil, the ISS looks to find its place in next chapter of space habitation

With private space competition on full boil, the ISS looks to find its place in next chapter of space habitation

With private space competition on full boil, the ISS looks to find its place in next chapter of space habitation
At the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, ISS Expedition 22 crew members take a moment for photographs following a fit check of their Soyuz TMA-17 spacecraft at the launch site’s integration facility in December 2009.

As the private space industry emerges, what's next for the International Space Station?

The International Space Station is coming up on 20 years since it was first launched. But what does its future hold in six more years?

As the private space industry emerges, what's next for the International Space Station?
A scene during a play

Native playwright Mary Kathryn Nagle resurrects her past to tell a story in the present

Playwright Mary Kathryn Nagle's new play, "Sovereignty," at the Arena Stage in Washington, DC, puts her Cherokee ancestors center stage along with American history to tell a bold tale of justice.

Native playwright Mary Kathryn Nagle resurrects her past to tell a story in the present
Demonstrators hold signs during a protest in front of the White House after the Trump administration on Tuesday scrapped the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), a program that protects from deportation almost 800,000 young men and women who wer

Evangelicals are speaking out in favor of DACA recipients

President Donald Trump has been able to count on the support of many evangelical Christians. But many evangelical leaders are speaking out in favor of the DACA program that Trump has decided to cancel.

Evangelicals are speaking out in favor of DACA recipients
Donald Trump gives his speech to a joint session of Congress on Feb. 28.

Yes, Trump did sound 'presidential.' Here's the science that shows why.

Speech analysis shows Donald Trump's address to Congress to be pretty normal compared with other recent presidents. That's a departure from Trump's usual style.

Yes, Trump did sound 'presidential.' Here's the science that shows why.
police woman

#29. @realDonaldTrump How will you continue to increase the presence of women in national security efforts? #100Days100Qs

We know that when women are included in policing, given a seat at peace negotiations, and allowed to make and influence policy, the world is a safer place. Will the Trump administration take these facts into account?

#29. @realDonaldTrump How will you continue to increase the presence of women in national security efforts? #100Days100Qs
US President Donald Trump (right) reaches to greet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after a joint news conference at the White House in Washington, DC, on February 15, 2017.

Trump keeps getting asked about anti-Semitism, but he doesn't seem to have an answer

For the second time in two days, President Donald Trump was asked by reporters about rising anti-Semitism in America. And each time, he declined to offer a straight and clear condemnation of anti-Jewish bigotry.

Trump keeps getting asked about anti-Semitism, but he doesn't seem to have an answer