Climate change is changing how we act

As part of the effort to fight global climate change, the White House has identified 16 U.S. cities cutting carbon pollution through everyday acts. Cities such as...

Global coalition reaffirms strategy to degrade, defeat Daesh

Anti-Daesh global coalition members reaffirmed their international will to defeat the terror group during a recent meeting in Paris.
Gayle Smith standing at lectern with Antony Blinken standing behind (© Al Drago/AP Images)

U.S. leadership bolsters global fight against COVID-19

The United States is working with international partners to make COVID-19 vaccines available to everyone, everywhere. Learn more about this global effort.

The air was so dirty kids couldn’t play outside. Today, this...

Air quality in California cities improved through strong policies, technology and local collaborative action.

A city drought caused by destruction of a rainforest?

South America's biggest and wealthiest city is waiting for the rain. If it doesn't come soon, São Paulo could run out of water before 2015....

These eco-friendly firms #ActOnClimate

U.S. businesses are serious about climate change. More than 80 huge corporations have signed the pledge to #ActOnClimate.
Images sitting in rows, with data in margins (© Evgeniy Kalinovskiy/Shutterstock)

Diagnosing brain cancer with the help of artificial intelligence

A recent study shows artificial intelligence was as successful as doctors at diagnosing cancer — and was much faster, too.
Aerial view of Oxford University (© Shutterstock)

2019 class of U.S. Rhodes Scholars prepares for Oxford

Meet a few of the 32 U.S. students elected as 2019 Rhodes Scholars. Nearly half are immigrants or first-generation Americans; 21 are women.

Global Coalition meets to defeat ISIS

The United States will host a two-day meeting of top leaders of the Global Coalition to defeat ISIS.