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South Korean Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong speaks during a joint announcement with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov at the Foreign Ministry in Seoul, South Korea, March 25, 2021. Ahn Young-joon/Pool via REUTERS

South Korea, U.S. draft Korean war agreement

South Korea reached a consensus with the United States on the draft for a Korean War peace treaty. The republic’s head diplomat, Chung Eui-yong, announced the agreement Wednesday, which would effectively end the decades-long conflict.



FORT MYER, VIRGINIA - DECEMBER 10: Children of military families carry toys during a sorting event for the annual Marine Toys for Tots Drive at the Joint Base Myer–Henderson Hall on December 10, 2021 in Fort Myer, Virginia. In the year 2020, Toys for Tots, which was founded in 1947, served 7.4 million children with 20 million toys. (Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)

Secy. of State Blinken gives remarks on ‘Toys for Tots’ organization

Secretary of State Antony Blinken thanked the “Toys for Tots” foundation for their continued work through the holiday season, noting the State Department’s contributions to their efforts. Blinken gave the remarks at the Annual Toys for Tots Ceremonial Presentation on Tuesday, highlighting the organization’s rich history of giving since its founding more than 70 years ago.