Rex Tillerson and Luis Videgaray Caso about to shake hands (© AP Images)

U.S., Mexico: ‘A relationship filled with vibrant colors’

Government officials from the U.S. and Mexico conclude a "purposeful and productive exchange" in Mexico City.
'Fatima' holding her daughter in a field (© Lutheran World Federation)

Refugees in Chad learn new farming techniques

When resettled refugees have to learn the landscape of their new home, overcoming farming challenges can be tough. This program has a solution.
Michael Pompeo standing at a lectern giving a speech (State Dept./Ron Przysucha)

In Rome, Pompeo salutes defenders of religious freedom

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo urges religious leaders to defend those who are forbidden from practicing their faith by authoritarian regimes.

Students lead in making campuses green

International Education Week celebrates students who attend college outside their home countries. Their curiosity builds a more democratic, secure and prosperous world. This week,...

International students challenge extremism

Abeera Akhtar and her colleagues at Pakistan's Lahore University of Management Sciences started the FATE (From Apathy to Empathy) project against extremism.
Bearded man leaning his head on his hand (© Anton Novoderezhkin/TASS/Getty Images)

U.S. tightens sanctions on Nicaragua in runup to anniversary of protests

The United States is continuing to exert economic and diplomatic pressure on the repressive and corrupt regime of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega.

Bees, bats, butterflies and why they matter

Bees, bats, butterflies and other birds and insects are hard-working pollinators, critical to food security. The U.S. wants to ensure they stay healthy.
Syrian child receiving oxygen from a medic (© Getty Images)

In photos: The chemical attack in Syria

Images from Syria's chemical attack on its own people on April 4 continue to shock the world.
Technicians working in lab (Courtesy of Cyclotron Road)

They sound like sci-fi, but these new technologies could become mainstream...

The technology of the future may soon be at your fingertips. Researchers at Cyclotron Road are creating a new generation of clean-energy technologies.