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.
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.
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.
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.
Katherine Johnson, a trailblazing mathematician whose calculations for NASA were part of a blockbuster movie, just celebrated her 100th birthday.
Find out how U.S. and Sri Lankan military and other officials teamed up in August on a humanitarian and disaster readiness operation.
In Côte d’Ivoire, a growing number of artisanal mining operations use techniques that help them find more diamonds while protecting the environment.
The United States is working with partners to prevent illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing around the world. Here's how.
NASA selected the astronauts for the first crewed missions to the International Space Station from American soil since the space shuttles stopped flying in 2011.