Lenore T. Adkins

Compilation photo with poster featuring 'American Red Cross' (© FPG/Hulton Archive/Getty Images) and profile portrait of Clara Barton (© AP Images)

The American Red Cross helps those who suffer

When Clara Barton founded the American Red Cross in 1881, it helped Americans recover from natural disasters. Learn how its mission expanded — to the world.
Cars on road at sunset (© Artens/Shutterstock)

Reducing vehicle emissions in the U.S. [infographic]

Transportation is one of the largest sources of carbon pollution. See how the U.S. government and auto industry are lowering emissions.
Group of people sitting on floor (© Jerome Delay/AP Images)

How the U.S. fights diseases worldwide

World Immunization Week begins April 24. Learn how the U.S. is helping protect people around the world from numerous diseases.

Invest in our planet on Earth Day [poster]

Earth Day is on April 22. Spend the day thinking about how you can reduce your carbon footprint and support our planet.
Billie Holiday singing at a microphone (© MIchael Ochs Archive/Getty Images)

Jazz musicians advanced America’s civil rights

April is Jazz Appreciation Month. Listen to some of the music American jazz artists recorded before and during the civil rights movement.
Woman looking for land mines (The HALO Trust)

U.S. support for land mine removal saves lives

The U.S. is the world's top donor to conventional weapons destruction. Learn about the U.S. and its partners' land mine removal efforts.
People gathering near buses (© Jess Heugel/Convoy of Hope)

Americans’ generosity helps Ukrainian refugees

From faith-based organizations to college students, Americans are doing what they can to help Ukrainians fleeing Putin's war.
Aerial photo of bridge over river (© NoriD'Petir/Shutterstock.com)

U.S. and ASEAN utilities join to address water issues

World Water Day is March 22! Learn about the various partnerships between U.S. and ASEAN urban water utilities that address water challenges.
Vice President Harris and Polish President Andrzej Duda standing behind lecterns (© Saul Loeb/AP Images)

Vice President Harris calls U.S. commitment to NATO ‘ironclad’

Vice President Harris affirmed America's support for NATO allies on a recent trip to Poland and Romania and denounced Putin's aggression.