Kuros Ghaffari


How one title led to another

The U.S. national team made history in the 2015 Women’s World Cup. One of the keys to their success: a law banning gender-based discrimination in schools.

Air pollution doubly damaging to children

A study finds that children exposed to a pollutant found in vehicle exhaust and power plant emissions are at a higher risk of developmental problems.

‘Fast track’: What it means to you

Trade promotion authority will expand workers’ rights, it will protect the environment, and it will promote a free and open Internet.

Who’s cooking? Michelle Obama in Milan.

First lady Michelle Obama visits the 2015 World Expo in Milan to promote healthy eating.

Green goes the bond market

Green bonds are an attractive way to finance renewable energy. Issuers of green bonds can pay lower interest rates than borrowers carried by bank loans.

U.S. students give the world something to chew on in Milan

The USA Pavilion at the Milan Expo opened May 1. Student ambassadors guide visitors through a journey of U.S. innovation to address global food challenges.

Delicious flavors, compliments of the USA

Chefs around the globe use high-quality fruits, vegetables and meats that are native to the United States to make delicious and nutritious meals.

Uniting the world against nuclear proliferation

Now in its 45th year, the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty is vital to global security; the world must continue to advance global nonproliferation goals.

America’s cooking up something delicious and sustainable

U.S. innovation is helping reduce hunger and malnutrition around the globe. Learn more at the USA Pavilion at the World Expo in Milan, May 1–October 31, 2015.