Two people holding fishing nets (Romwell Mari Sanchez for USAID/Philippines)

Preserving the ocean’s bounty for Filipino fishers

A USAID grant seeks to counteract destructive fishing practices and environmental threats as well as help Filipino fishers preserve their way of life.
Venezuelan flag in a sea of protestors (© Rafael Hernandez/dpa picture alliance/Getty Images)

Venezuelan youth march for humanitarian aid

Venezuelans are in desperate need of humanitarian aid being held at the Colombian border by cronies of former dictator Nicolás Maduro.
Illustration of a hand touching a computer screen showing a robotic hand (© Shutterstock)

Opening bold frontiers in science with artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence is poised to change the world, and the United States is leading the way in research and development and responsible AI initiatives.
Rescue workers preparing humanitarian aid for Venezuelans (© Fernando Vergara/AP Images)

The world steps up to help Venezuelans

The world has pledged more than $100 million in humanitarian aid to Venezuela. On February 14, the interim government gathered donors to discuss the crisis.
Three Venezuelan men sitting on the grass (Alison Harding/USAID/OFDA)

Venezuelan ‘walkers’ flee crisis one step at a time

Meet three Venezuelans embarking on a journey walking across Colombia as they flee the political and economic crisis in their home country.
David Malpass smiling (© Evan Vucci/AP Images)

U.S. nominee to lead World Bank is a champion of reforms

Treasury Under Secretary David Malpass is President Trump's nominee to lead the World Bank and keep pushing it to help the poorest people.
Aid workers unloading boxes of supplies from palettes (U.S. Embassy Bogotá)video

Working to deliver aid to Venezuela [video]

The first shipment of relief supplies from the United States for the people of Venezuela arrived in Cúcuta, Colombia. See more in this video.
Illustration of people opening door on side of large copyright symbol (State Dept./D. Thompson)

What does it mean when copyrighted works become free?

Copyrighted works dating back to 1923 have now entered the public domain. That's important news for teachers, theater groups and others.
Two women hugging (Alison Harding/USAID/OFDA)

The Venezuelan way: One family’s story

More than 1 million Venezuelans have fled to Colombia to escape a political and economic crisis. Meet a woman who had to make that difficult decision.