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All people deserve a roof over their heads…on this day

What if you woke each morning not knowing if you’d find shelter that night? That's the daily reality for more than 100 million homeless...
Women in aprons smiling in kitchen, with one using hand mixer in bowl (© Geovanni Hernandez/AES)

3 U.S. firms stood out in 2020 for their values

Learn about the firms that won the 2020 Secretary of State's Award for Corporate Excellence by modeling strong business ethics in global communities.
Girls in a classroom

Building a new world for the new millennium

At the turn of the century, as much as 10 percent of the world's children died before they reached their fifth birthday, and one-fourth...
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Creating hope for a brighter future in Central America [video]

The U.S. government is helping organizations in Central America increase economic opportunities and create a brighter future.
Melania Trump standing in front of the Giza Pyramids (Andrea Hanks/The White House

First lady focuses on Africa’s children, wildlife, antiquities

Melania Trump's Africa trip took the first lady from a hospital to schoolrooms and ancient landmarks as she drew attention to the needs of children.
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.
Smiling woman standing in field of maize (USAID)

U.S. and India partner to fight poverty in Asia, Africa

The United States and India are partnering to help farmers in Africa protect crop yields and to improve health outcomes in countries in Asia.
Antony Blinken clasping hands as he speaks at lectern (© Santiago Arcos/AP Images)

Delivering on the promise of democracy

The United States is supporting democracies in Latin America, helping to fight corruption, keep people safe and invest in communities.
Man watching as helicopter prepares to take off from deck of ship (U.S. Navy/Petty Officer 1st class Zackery Harmeyer)

U.S. and Pacific partners aid Tonga after disaster

The U.S. and international partners are providing critical humanitarian assistance to Tonga after a devastating volcanic eruption.