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Global Entrepreneurship Week highlights innovators

Over 160 countries are celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week November 14–20, with 35,000 events worldwide. See what the hype is about.
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Okonjo-Iweala makes history as new WTO head

Dr. Okonjo-Iweala has made history by becoming the first woman and first African to lead the World Trade Organization (WTO).
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Coffee can generate electricity

ECPA was created at the 2012 Summit of the Americas to help provide universal electricity to Latin America. Watch how it shows how to reuse coffee as fuel.
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You’ve invented the next big thing. How do you protect it?...

Think you invented the next big thing? Protect your idea and learn more about intellectual property (IP) and your rights.
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U.S.: ‘Venezuela can be prosperous again’

The United States is committed to working with Venezuela through its transition to democracy and seeing prosperity return.
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Remembering the Chernobyl disaster

The U.S. pledges an additional $10 million to help ensure the safety of future generations living in the area affected by the Chernobyl nuclear disaster.
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Pompeo calls India and U.S. natural partners

Leaders of the world's two largest democracies will meet June 25–27, when Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visits New Delhi.
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Engineered crops improve Bangladeshi farmers’ income, health

A new study finds that engineered brinjal (eggplant) provides big benefits to farmers. It increases yields, lowers costs and is better for the environment.

U.S. deepening its engagement across the Americas

President Obama says the U.S. relationship with the Americas is "as good as it has ever been" and welcomed cooperation at the Summit of the Americas.