The Atrocities Prevention Board monitors worldwide threats to civilians, takes steps to prevent atrocities and, if prevention fails, mobilizes a response.
During President Obama's trip to Hiroshima, Japan, he honored those who died and renewed his call for a world without nuclear weapons.
A National Academies of Sciences panel found no persuasive evidence of adverse health effects from eating foods made from genetically engineered crops.
A new U.S. law will help keep Syrian treasures from entering the American art and antiquities markets.
International peace parks are nothing new. Countries come together to conserve and clean up land near their shared borders. Is there one near you?
Born in 1899, Susannah Mushatt Jones saw over a century of events before passing away on May 12. Here are her secrets to longevity.
Museums are designed to educate their visitors. The Holocaust Museum teaches its visitors to recognize early warning signs of genocide.
It’s one of the first things mothers teach children: Wash your hands with soap and water. But most of us are not doing it right, according to experts.
After a diving accident left Ian Burkhart paralyzed, he began working with a local medical center to find ways to regain the use of his hands.