Learn how astronaut Alan Shepard's 15-minute sub-orbital flight 60 years ago opened the door to lunar landings and other space missions.
Two architects discuss an approach to home design that offers ease, safety, accessibility and comfort to nearly everyone without sacrificing style.
Even before signing a cultural property agreement, the U.S. and Turkey worked together to save a centuries-old synagogue that was on the verge of collapse.
Learn how the U.S. has been helping three Andean countries ensure that their Incan and pre-Incan heritage sites will endure for generations to come.
This year, Americans are adapting their Holi celebrations to the realities of a pandemic, but festivities are still being planned — carefully.
Mindful of the ongoing pandemic, U.S. museums and cultural centers are helping Americans celebrate Nowruz safely and joyfully in 2021.
Katalin Karikó's research, once ignored by other scientists, led to mRNA technologies that enabled COVID-19 vaccines and will likely yield more therapies.
New therapies in the United States bring progress in fighting cancer and a drop in U.S. cancer death rates, says the American Cancer Society.
Working with its partners, the U.S. Coast Guard is training the next generation of Arctic sailors and helping to ensure a secure, rules-based Arctic Region.