Woman holding sprouted cowpea seeds in container while sitting in front of computer (© Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP/Getty Images)

Agricultural biotech makes farms more productive

Learn how using genetically modified crops increases farmers' production and profits while reducing the need for pesticides.
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U.S. firms get creative to attract consumers

The world relies on American consumers' spending power. Learn how certain American retail sectors are surviving in the wake of COVID-19.
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U.S. leads global health response

The U.S. government has provided $10 billion in support of coronavirus relief efforts, and the American people have added another $4.3 billion in donations.
Graphic comparing economy scores of United States, China and Venezuela (State Dept./B. Insley)

U.S. leads world in intellectual property protection

Protecting intellectual property rights allows innovators to develop projects to their full potential. See how economies rank in providing this protection.
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Taiwan’s TSMC to build $12 billion semiconductor plant in U.S.

Learn what a new $12 billion semiconductor factory means for the United States and how it will help U.S. national security.
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Iran struggles with economy broken by regime failures

The Iranian regime's mismanagement left its economy vulnerable to COVID-19. See how the regime is struggling to keep the economy afloat.
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U.S. sends coronavirus aid to Central and South America

The U.S. government has supplied funding, medical infrastructure and know-how to help allies in Central and South America tackle COVID-19.
Mother holding her newborn baby's hand (The Maternal and Child Survival Program/Karen Kasmauski)

How USAID helps mothers around the world

USAID is providing $130 million to develop an initiative that will support maternal and child health care around the world.
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U.S. helps counter COVID-19 outbreaks in Middle East and North Africa

The United States is giving tens of millions to help nations in the Middle East fight COVID-19. See how the U.S. is assisting people in war-torn Syria.