Men lowering furniture from a balcony (© AP Images)

USAID works alongside Mexican teams to rescue, rebuild

U.S. disaster relief teams partner with their counterparts in Mexico to search for earthquake survivors and provide humanitarian relief.
Man and woman embracing as people around them cheer (© AP Images)

A new photo every hour … America votes!

Voting begins on November 8 in the U.S., where turnout is expected to be high for a historic election. Check throughout the day for photos!
Puerto Rico flag flying atop a damaged building (Hector Retamal/AFP via Getty Images)

Hurricane Maria in pictures

Hurricane Maria recently pummeled Puerto Rico and its Caribbean neighbors. These images capture the destruction and ongoing relief efforts in Puerto Rico.
People in grocery store (© Bay Ismoyo/AFP/Getty Images)

Southeast Asian shoppers crave high-quality U.S. products

A recent U.S.-led agricultural trade mission to Jakarta connected U.S. food product company representatives and state government leaders with regional importers.
President Trump with one hand raised and one on bible being held by Melania Trump (© AP Images)

Here’s newly sworn-in President Trump’s full speech

President Trump makes his inaugural address to the people of the United States and the world, laying out his vision for the future
Hand on computer keyboard (Shutterstock)

Protecting voters’ online information

State and local governments are increasing their efforts to protect voters’ privacy and keep election-related information out of the wrong hands.

What is ‘Super Tuesday,’ and why is it important?

The 2016 U.S. presidential primary season will swing into high gear on March 1, when 14 U.S. states and territories simultaneously hold their contests.
Voting booths set up in gymnasium (© AP Images)

Need identification to vote? In the U.S. it depends where you...

When U.S. voters go to the polls for the November 8 elections, they’ll show their faith in democracy and, possibly, some form of identification.
Delegates cheering for a candidate during a convention (© AP Images)

What is a contested convention?

American media and political pundits are fond of predicting a contested political convention. For Republicans in 2016, it just might happen.