A century ago, corrupt political machines that made their leaders rich thrived in U.S. cities. But people came together to reform the system.
Learn more about Iran's policy of taking innocent people hostage, including Bob Levinson. He is the longest-held U.S. hostage in American history.
The United States sent the USNS Comfort, a Navy hospital ship, to Central and South America to help with the refugee crisis coming out of Venezuela.
People with disabilities have valuable talents that benefit society. Help them have the best chance to use them. Spread the word. Download this free poster.
The U.S. global AIDS relief initiative has helped millions of people since it was created 15 years ago. Meet one of them.
December 1 is World AIDS Day. See the latest figures showing the millions of lives saved through the U.S. global AIDS relief initiative called PEPFAR.
More than one in three women have experienced gender-based violence. Learn about a U.S.-backed program that helps women learn about their rights.
Learn what a recent peace accord between Ethiopia and Eritrea means for two businessmen hailing from each country and now living in the Washington area.
Innovators in medicine, agriculture and sanitation are among the recipients of the 2018 Patents for Humanity Award, presented by the U.S. government.