Michael R. Pompeo at lectern with people seated behind him (State Dept./Freddie Everett)

Pompeo recognizes ‘Ambassadors for the American way’

These four 2019 ACE winners show the benefits that American innovation and dynamism can bring to communities around the world.
Child and woman in small courtyard with water pump (© Raveena Aulakh/Toronto Star/Getty Images)

A fix for latrines in Bangladesh

Despite Bangladesh's remarkable sanitation progress, faulty latrines still endanger health. A low cost public-private partnership tackles that problem.

Starting a business? Here’s how to get expert advice.

At some point, all aspiring business owners need advice. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg learned team building from Apple Inc. co-founder Steve Jobs. Bill Gates, co-founder...
Illustration of man in foreground holding mobile phone, and three tractor operators in background (State Dept./Doug Thompson)

Hello Tractor: An app to connect farmers with tractors on demand

Jehiel Oliver, "that crazy tractor guy," started a business providing on-demand tractor services to small-scale farmers. Where will it go next?
Illustration of helicopter dropping aid onto map of Africa (State Dept./D. Thompson)

U.S. helps people and economies of Africa recover from COVID-19

The United States continues to help African nations fight COVID-19 while also helping their economies recover from the pandemic.
Nicolás Maduro speaking into a microphone (© Matias Delacroix/Getty Images)

U.S. tightens sanctions on Maduro, citing his ‘usurpation of power’

The Trump administration's latest sanctions bar business with the former Maduro regime while providing safeguards for humanitarian aid to Venezuela.
Steve Jobs' speech at Stanford University's graduation ceremony in 2005 continues to motivate entrepreneurs around the world.

‘Getting fired from Apple was the best thing that could have...

Steve Jobs' speech at Stanford University's graduation ceremony in 2005 continues to motivate entrepreneurs around the world.
Field of coffee plants (© Michelle Baumbach/Shutterstock)

‘Made in USA’ food and drink sell in Taiwan

Learn what happened on the first U.S. Department of Agriculture trade mission to Taipei and why Taiwan is a solid market for U.S. agricultural products.
Man working on gas turbine in German factory (© AP Images)

President Trump pushes for more apprenticeships

The president is advocating for more training programs to fill high-salaried, high-tech jobs that don’t require college diplomas.