Indian snake hunters lend skills to stop Florida python invasion
Two snake catchers from India might have the secret to saving Florida wildlife from Burmese pythons. In just four weeks they caught nearly 30 snakes.
What do you know about international waters?
Modern maritime law grew out of a big question: How much should a state control beyond its coasts? States control a narrow band of territorial waters; international waters belong to no one.
U.S. makes advances on COVID-19 vaccines
Researchers and scientists are making significant progress in their mission to develop a COVID-19 vaccine and keep people safe.
What if you never saw an elephant again?
The U.S. wants to stop the poaching of elephants and gives $7 million each year for preservation of forest elephants in Africa. See what else is in danger.
Service dogs save lives
They say a dog is man’s (and woman’s) best friend, but service dogs help their handlers in ways beyond what even your best friend can do without training.
Coronavirus aid from U.S. groups arrives in China
Aid groups have sent protective gear and other medical supplies to help those responding to the coronavirus outbreak in China.
Countries in Africa reject Belt and Road deals
Some countries in Africa have suspended or canceled projects that are part of China's global Belt and Road Initiative. Find out why.
The U.S. fights coronavirus worldwide [rolling updates]
See the many ways that the U.S. government, businesses and private citizens are fighting the COVID-19 pandemic around the world.
U.S. scientists work tirelessly on coronavirus vaccines
Work is underway on treatments and a vaccine to combat the new coronavirus. See how U.S. innovators are fighting to keep Americans and the world safe.