The State Department's second Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom gathers hundreds of people from diverse backgrounds to discuss freedom of religion.
Beijing's Palace Museum has lent the Smithsonian paintings, embroidered gowns and other items dating from China's Qing Dynasty for an exhibit on empresses.
Human trafficking is modern-day slavery, and it happens everywhere — possibly in your neighborhood. Learn what you can do to stop it.
Ahmad Ashkar sells falafel. He makes money and feeds refugees at the same time. It's a new business model, and it's working.
Four U.S. research centers are developing technologies that can turn certain plants — such as switchgrass, poplar or sorghum — into biofuels.
The Harlem Globetrotters have wowed fans with comic basketball feats for decades. They also do a lot of good — like helping to stop bullying.
The most recent gift from the U.S. Library of Congress to the world is a collection of more than 2,500 stunning Japanese woodblock prints.
For years, crowds have flocked to world's fairs to see the latest inventions and have a good time. See the history of U.S. world's fairs in pictures!
A breakthrough battery has been developed that could change how we power our electric vehicles and help improve energy security around the world.