The U.S.-Cuba relationship: What’s next?

The United States and Cuba are continuing talks to normalize relations, which were broken off 54 years ago at the height of the Cold War.

42 million ways international trade helps the environment

International trade means boatloads of grain, oil and lug nuts, right? You'll be surprised at how much environmental conservation happens through trade.

Fight hate speech with free speech

The First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution guarantees Americans’ freedom of expression. But that doesn’t mean the government or citizens approve of hateful or...

A good day for democracy

Secretary of State John Kerry witnessed the peaceful transition of power in Nigeria with the May 29 inauguration of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Attorney General Loretta Lynch announces charges against FIFA officials

U.S. Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch delivers remarks at a press conference announcing charges against nine FIFA officials and five corporate executives.

How many days in a year can you use renewable energy?

A number of communities are working toward 100 percent renewable energy. Their stories show that economic growth and climate action are linked.

Military rule might bring order, but at what cost?

When it seems like your government can't get things done, a stable and efficient military might seem like a good alternative. It's not.

Combating corruption in the ‘beautiful game’

U.S. Department of Justice red-cards FIFA officials and corporate execs. with indictments alleging illegal activities that harmed football around the world.

U.S. military joins race to save migrants stranded at sea

Thousands of migrants from Burma and Bangladesh are believed to be stranded at sea. The U.S. military has joined the search to find them.