Modified mosquitoes may eliminate malaria
Scientists are able to fight malaria by genetically modifying the disease's carrier, mosquitoes.
What do you know about international waters?
Modern maritime law grew out of a big question: How much should a state control beyond its coasts? States control a narrow band of territorial waters; international waters belong to no one.
U.S. helps Venezuelans in Colombia
A new $2.5 million initiative will help provide food and medical care to hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans who have fled poverty, hunger and tyranny.
Protecting the legacy of Nan Madol, a lost city in the...
The ancient city of Nan Madol is a marvel of engineering in Micronesia. New funding from the United States will help preserve the site for future generations.
Pakistani ‘Fulbright Hero’ built a startup — and a smart collar...
Umer Adnan won a prestigious Fulbright scholarship that took him to tech hubs across the U.S. That helped him launch a startup that could add $2 billion to Pakistan's economy.
NASA pioneer Katherine Johnson celebrates 100th birthday
Katherine Johnson, a trailblazing mathematician whose calculations for NASA were part of a blockbuster movie, just celebrated her 100th birthday.
Pacific Angel builds health and hope in Sri Lanka
Find out how U.S. and Sri Lankan military and other officials teamed up in August on a humanitarian and disaster readiness operation.
Mining diamonds in Africa while supporting the community
In Côte d’Ivoire, a growing number of artisanal mining operations use techniques that help them find more diamonds while protecting the environment.
Teamwork, technology fight illegal fishing
The United States is working with partners to prevent illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing around the world. Here's how.