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Want to eat like a world leader? Check out this menu.

U.N. chefs prepared and served meals to world leaders that were made from old but perfectly edible produce to help reduce food waste.

How will we feed 9 billion people in 2050?

The world population is expected to reach 9 billion by 2050. Simple, smart investments in agricultural production can ensure food security for all of them.

U.S. and other Pacific Rim countries reach ‘very big deal’

In a landmark agreement, countries accounting for nearly half of the world's economy have committed to cut trade barriers and set common standards.

U.S. students say ‘Ni hao!’ to future success

American interest in learning to speak Chinese has surged in recent years as ties between the two countries have deepened.

These are your voices at the U.N. They want to hear...

The role of youth is critical to tackling the social inequities and environmental complexities of the current world. The time is now to make a difference.

5 things you should know about nuclear weapons

The world’s nuclear stockpile has been shrinking as a result of arms-control treaties and unilateral actions. There's more work to do.

5 facts you probably don’t know about biotechnology (but should)

After hundreds of studies, scientists around the world say biotechnology is just as safe as products obtained through conventional agriculture.

5 reasons to invest in Ukraine [video]

Ukraine boasts a number of sectors for investment, there is near-universal literacy, and the government is making efforts to eliminate corruption.

For Michelle Obama, it’s all about the kids

As first lady, Michelle Obama is at the forefront of a national fitness and nutrition campaign. She is equally committed to advancing girls’ education.