Possible cancer breakthroughs as close as your supermarket?

U.S. scientists are making potential breakthroughs in detecting and fighting cancer. Among the most promising: An easier test for colon cancer? Colonoscopies are crucial in early...
Bucket and water container filling from outdoor spigots as schoolchildren look on (© Water for People)

U.S. charities expand access to safe water worldwide

U.S. charities are delivering safe water to communities in Africa and Latin America. Learn how these groups connect people to safe water sources.
Woman and child with intravenous line playing cards (© Ebrahim Noroozi/AP Images)

Bypassing regime, U.S. delivers lifesaving medicine to Iranians

The U.S. has opened a channel to ensure Iranian patients get the medicines they need. See how Iran's regime has diverted money intended for medicines.
Group of smiling children with thatched hut and trees in background (USAID)

Malaria initiative closes in on a child killer

The President's Malaria Initiative has spared millions of people from the suffering of the mosquito-borne disease. The goal now? Save millions more.
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U.S. private sector ramps up to respond to COVID-19

Thanks to a free-market economy, private companies in the U.S. are stepping up their production of goods to help during the COVID-19 crisis.
Bishop Bernard Kabamba sitting and talking (USAID/OFDA/Emily Rasinski)

How USAID helped contain the 1st Ebola case in Goma

Find out how USAID and World Vision helped ensure the Ebola virus did not spread when the first case was confirmed in Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Individuals in protective suits standing near fire truck (DTRA)

U.S. and Europe team up to battle COVID-19

The United States and Europe are cooperating to protect citizens from COVID-19. See how these long-standing partners are tackling the disease.
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Floating hospitals support U.S. cities fighting coronavirus

The U.S. Navy's floating hospital ships are supporting Americans and joining the fight against COVID-19 by deploying to California and New York.
Doctor holding vaccine vial in front of mother holding child (© AP Images)

Guess which part of the world is free of measles

Measles has been eliminated in North, South and Central America after 22 years of vaccination campaigns, says the Pan American Health Organization.