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President Biden and French President Emmanuel Macron shaking hands (© Andrew Harnik/AP Images)

Bidens honor Macrons at White House state dinner

U.S.-French relations were celebrated at the Biden administration’s first state dinner, reflecting France’s status as the oldest U.S. ally.
Person holding light while helping elderly woman evacuate in dark (© Bernat Armangue/AP Images)

Working to keep electricity on in Ukraine

The United States is working with Ukraine to keep power running this winter amid Vladimir Putin's attacks on critical infrastructure.
Cynthia Uche Goyko standing in front of office door with 'Counsellor' sign (PEPFAR)

On World AIDS Day, a strategy for sustained success

The U.S. and its partners have saved millions of lives from HIV/AIDS. Learn how PEPFAR will continue to tackle global health challenges.
Group of people posing in front of field, cheering (Courtesy of Tomato Jos)

U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit: A growing partnership

President Biden will host the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit December 13–15 in Washington. Learn what is on the agenda.
Selfie of Evangelista Chekera standing among chickens (Courtesy of Evangelista Chekera)

A Zimbabwean farmer gets ahead with STEM mentoring

Meet a TechWomen alumna who sees the connection between small farms and the wider community needs of food and economic sufficiency.
Woman leaning over laptop as man watches (Courtesy of Lynia Huang)

AWE alumna’s app expands mental health care access

Lynia Huang created an app that uses artificial intelligence to help users diagnose and treat depression. Read more about her innovation.
Man talking while standing at end of table with five other people (State Dept./Ava D'Sa)

City leaders pledge to strengthen democracy

City leaders from around the world, from Argentina to South Africa, exchanged ideas about strengthening democracy.
Convoy of trucks on mountain road (WFP)

A program for the world’s hungry

David Beasley, who leads the largest humanitarian organization on the planet, explains why feeding vulnerable people fights more than hunger.
Woman holding packages of food (Courtesy of World Central Kitchen/WCK.org)

They rush into any crisis … and cook

World Central Kitchen has been feeding people in crisis since 2010. Learn about the work the nonprofit does in Ukraine and beyond.