U.S. report documents human rights abuses in 2022
The 2022 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices shows "a backsliding in human rights conditions," Secretary of State Antony Blinken said.
U.S. nominee for U.N. migration leader puts people at center of...
Amy Pope, who is a candidate for director general of the International Organization for Migration, is focused on reform.
Russians in the U.S., and elsewhere, press for peace
Many Russians in the U.S. and around the world continue to voice their opposition to Russia's war against Ukraine.
American Christians find renewal during Lent
Lent, the 40 days leading up to Easter, is a time of spiritual renewal for Christians that includes prayer and giving to others.
Once a refugee, now an Oscar winner
Decades after arriving in the U.S. as a refugee, Ke Huy Quan won film's highest honor. Learn more about a story that is inspiring others.
Ringing in the new year with Nowruz
The Persian New Year, also known as Nowruz, begins on the spring equinox. Read on to find out how it's being celebrated in the United States.
Halal food sees big gains in U.S. restaurant market
In U.S. restaurants, halal food is going mainstream and being served by chefs offering diverse cuisine as well as at fast-food places.
On a mission: More women astronauts
Former NASA astronaut Cady Coleman travels the world inspiring women and girls to become involved in STEM fields.
How Blue Dot Network certification will boost global infrastructure
The U.S. and global partners are creating an infrastructure certification process to drive investment to quality projects around the world.