Children on parade float in front of Eiffel Tower replica (State Dept./D.A. Peterson

A Virginia city parades its support for NATO

The NATO Parade of Nations moves each spring through the streets not of Brussels — NATO’s headquarters — but of Norfolk, Virginia, a historic naval town.
Airplanes on runways (AP Images)

3 reasons why the U.S. hasn’t restricted flights to and from...

Despite the worst Ebola outbreak in history in West Africa, U.S. officials vow to continue airline flights from West Africa. Learn three reasons why.
Black-and-white dog overlooking bighorn sheep in mountain meadow (NPS/A.W. Biel)

‘Bark ranger’ helps park rangers keep animals and people safe

Gracie the border collie brings a special skill set to Glacier National Park: keeping the wildlife living in the park safe from their visitors.
Man walking through corridor surrounded by people (© Erik Simander/AFP/Getty Images)

What does a national security adviser do?

Ever wondered what the U.S. national security adviser actually does? Learn why a former adviser describes it as "the best foreign-policy job in government."
Syringe needle sticking into container (© Shutterstock)

U.S. companies work on coronavirus vaccine

Several U.S. drug companies are hard at work developing a vaccine to fight the coronavirus that is spreading around the world.
NATO flag waving (Shutterstock)

NATO membership open for countries that share democratic, free-market values [video]

NATO membership has its benefits, like a general rise in GDP, but it requires a shared belief in democracy, a free economy and a unanimous vote.

The tiny atom delivers big benefits in unexpected ways

Peaceful nuclear technology has been improving people’s lives for 50 years, thanks to the cooperation made possible by the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.
Large Israeli and U.S. flags hanging from building (State Dept.)video

Reflections on the opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem, Israel...

Experience the excitement of the dedication ceremony for the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem, Israel — one piece of the historic partnership between the United States and Israel.
Soybean harvest in Brazil (© AP Images)

Nobel scientists: Genetically modified foods save lives

An open letter signed by 109 Nobel Prize winners calls on governments around the world to approve genetically modified organisms (GMOs).