Obama calls climate change our biggest threat

In his 2015 State of the Union address, President Obama touched on a range of global challenges, but declared the environment his top concern. “No challenge...
Graphic with data on defeating ISIS (State Dept./D. Thompson)

Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS weighs next steps [infographic]

International partners are gathering in Washington on November 14 to plan for continuing counterterrorism efforts after the defeat of ISIS.

Solar energy powers new opportunities in Rwanda

Gigawatt Global's energy production doesn't stop at improving the environment; the company created an education program for orphans in a nearby village.
Collage of Russian stamps (State Dept.)

Smithsonian’s rare Russian stamps

One of the world's greatest collections of stamps from Imperial Russia is in the Smithsonian Institution's National Postal Museum in Washington.
Mattis, Pompeo, Swaraj and Sitharaman standing in front of flags (© Manish Swarup/AP Images)

Pompeo in India: ‘Our partnership has been steadily growing’

Learn more about the historic September 6 meeting among top diplomatic and military officials from the U.S. and India in New Delhi.

The wild side of U.S.-Russian relations

In Russia's diverse terrain, parks and reserves protect unique habitats and rare species. The U.S. is helping in the work to save the wild things.

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.
Mr. Trash Wheel in water (Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore)

Meet Mr. Trash Wheel, hero of Baltimore harbor

A water wheel in Baltimore, named "Mr. Trash Wheel" by residents, is churning up ideas for cleaning coastal cities around the world.
Juan Guaidó in crowd of people (© Fernando Llano/AP Images)

More than 50 countries support Venezuela’s Juan Guaidó

The governments of countries around the world are formally recognizing Juan Guaidó as the interim president of Venezuela.