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Two men, US President Biden and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi standing with the arms stretched outward to wave

What to expect from Modi’s historic visit to the US

Modi will hold bilateral talks with Biden and address a joint session of Congress, followed by a lavish dinner reception at the White House. The US and India have long enjoyed warm relations, but this visit is particularly momentous.   

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

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

Trump impeachment
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

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’

two men kick a protester on the ground

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

A group of protesters who were attacked by Turkish security officials back in May 2017 are suing the Turkish government. Murat Yasa, a Kurdish activist who is among those suing, says the attack has left with him long-term physical and psychological issues.

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.

Conflict & Justice

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.

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.

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.”

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?