Fifty years ago, astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed the Apollo Lunar Module and took their first steps on the Moon. Hundreds of millions of people around the world watched history taking place. You've probably seen the famous pictures, but here are some lesser-known facts about the historic mission.

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Indigenous people
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s support for commercial farming in the Amazon is reviving old tensions.
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Buzz Aldrin stands in his full astronaut suit facing the United States flag.
When Apollo 11 lifted off 50 years ago on Tuesday, the goal was to beat the Soviets to the moon. Sergei Khrushchev, the son of Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev, and a former Soviet missile engineer, looks back on the era. Also, how people in Tehran perceive the increasing pressure on Iran from the White House. And, Brazil's autocratic new president tries to undo laws that favor Indigenous Brazilians.
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In October 1957, a beach-ball sized metal globe hurtled through space a couple hundred miles above the United States. That orb was the first artificial Earth satellite — Sputnik. Sergei Khrushchev, former missile engineer and son of Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev, remembers the US-Soviet race into space.
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A man sits while getting his temperature checked.
Over the last year, an Ebola epidemic has gripped Democratic Republic of Congo. The virus has reached the eastern city of Goma, home to over 1 million people. David Gressly, UN's Ebola response coordinator, talks about what this means for the fight against the virus.
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A policeman wears a black uniform
At least 26 people were killed in a weekend attack by al-Shabab, a group the US has been battling for decades.
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A woman poses for a photo
Somali Canadian journalist Hodan Nalayeh "tried to reconnect a broken Somali community" with a YouTube network that told positive stories of Somalis living all over the world.
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A line of migrants that includes young and older people along with a person in a wheelchair are shown standing next to the large border fence.
President Donald Trump rewrites United States asylum policy to shut the door on most Central American asylum-seekers. How does the new policy squares with existing international agreements? Also, the first in a series of reports from Brazil, which has a migrant crisis of its own on its border with Venezuela. And, a look at what Germany and the United Kingdom are doing with renewable energy and their aging power grids.
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If Jair Bolsonaro and Donald Trump are so similar, why is Brazil responding so differently to incoming refugees?
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migrants
The proposed changes, set to become official on Tuesday, represent the latest effort by the Trump administration to crack down on immigration, the signature issue that helped propel Trump to the White House in the 2016 election and one already figuring prominently in the 2020 campaign.
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Two people wrap tape around a column covered in post-it notes to protect the "Lennon Wall"
The protests that have drawn millions into the streets have also spawned memes that show anger, sadness and solidarity among demonstrators.

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