Judith Heumann smiling in wheelchair at end of indoor ramp (D.A. Peterson/State Dept.)

The enduring legacy of Judith Heumann [video]

Judith Heumann, who died March 4, spent more than five decades working for the rights of people with disabilities.
Group of people posing in room with supplies (© Vasilisa Stepanenko/AP)

Ukrainian women fight for their country’s future

Throughout history, women have played a critical role in Ukraine's fight for freedom. Meet some women who are doing that in Ukraine today.
Two men putting sandbags into wooden framework around statue of lion (© Ivan Strahov/UNESCO)

Defending Ukraine’s art and culture from destruction

Private and public organizations in the U.S. and around the world have rallied to help Ukraine protect its cultural heritage.
Combo photo showing two women smiling (© Jeff Guarino/Gracelandic. Courtesy of María Rojas)

Creating sustainable styles in Iceland, Mexico

Learn how two alumnae of the U.S. government's Academy for Women Entrepreneurs are advancing environmentally friendly fashion.
Women wrapped in Ukrainian flags standing in the dark (© Kin Cheung/AP)

World remains united behind Ukraine, 1 year later

In a demonstration of global unity one year after Russia's invasion, the U.N. General Assembly reaffirmed support for Ukraine's sovereignty.
Women in Kyrgyz cultural clothing smiling and looking at each other (Courtesy of Peace Corps)

Peace Corps celebrates spirit of volunteerism

The Peace Corps celebrates more than 60 years of volunteerism March 1. Learn which country recently welcomed its first group of trainees.
Young woman wearing military fatigues, holding rifle, posing for photo underground (© Sergei Supinsky/AFP/Getty Images)

Ukraine: Before and after February 24, 2022

In the year since Russia's full-scale, illegal invasion of Ukraine, see how Ukrainians are still standing tall.
Two children looking out of train window (© Vadim Ghirda/AP)

Russia’s ‘re-education camps’ hold thousands of Ukraine’s children, report says

Russia is holding thousands of Ukrainian children in camps where they are exposed to a Russia-centric curriculum, a report shows.
Woman hugging rescue worker who is wearing a helmet (© Piroschka van de Wouw/Reuters)

NATO’s role in the 21st century

NATO protects 1 billion people in Europe and North America from 21st-century threats, from cybercrime to pandemics such as COVID-19.