President Trump waving from Air Force One (© AP Images)

President Trump in Asia, live

President Trump travels to East Asia November 5–14 to strengthen economic and security ties. Check here often for updates on his trip.
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Namibia curbing HIV with help of U.S. telemedicine

World AIDS Day is December 1. A U.S.-backed video conference program helps accelerate the race to end HIV/AIDS worldwide.
Solomon's Pools in Bethlehem (Musa al Shaer/AFP via Getty Images)

A modern revival for ancient West Bank reservoirs

A new U.S. project is hoping to revitalize Solomon's Pools, marvels of ancient engineering, and turn them into a major West Bank tourist site.
President Trump at podium on stage (© AP Images)

President Trump renews America’s partnership with Asian economies

President Trump outlines his vision for a “free and open Indo-Pacific region” to business leaders from Asia-Pacific economies meeting in Danang, Vietnam.
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President Trump: ‘Now is the time for strength’

President Donald J. Trump had sharp words for North Korea during a speech in South Korea on November 7: "Do not underestimate us. And do not try us."
Illustration of people carrying North-Korea-flag-labeled suitcases and walking on globe toward North Korea (State Dept./D. Thompson)

More countries expel North Korean diplomats

Countries around the world are expelling North Korea's ambassadors and cutting ties after its reckless nuclear provocations.
Man welding (Leoncio M. Rodaje for USAID)

Welding is this Filipino’s answer to recurring violence

A U.S.-backed program offers job training for young people in the Philippines who live in areas with high rates of poverty and violence.
Aircraft carrier at sea (DOD)

Vietnamese officials make historic visit to U.S. aircraft carrier

Vietnamese military officials got a feel for flight operations on a U.S. aircraft carrier during an October 19 visit to the USS Carl Vinson.
Four people watching two people in hazmat suits at a door (© AP Images)

Tillerson: ‘Disease detectives’ stop outbreaks

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson credits "disease detectives" for tracking and preventing the spread of infectious diseases around the world.