Joy Harjo, a Native American poet, playwright and musician, has been named the new U.S. poet laureate by the Library of Congress.
The ongoing suffering of the Venezuelan people, displaced and at home, was at the top of the agenda during the OAS General Assembly in Medellin, Colombia.
Beijing's Palace Museum has lent the Smithsonian paintings, embroidered gowns and other items dating from China's Qing Dynasty for an exhibit on empresses.
The TOMODACHI Initiative connects thousands of young American and Japanese students with opportunities to learn about each other's cultures.
President Trump welcomed the leaders of Palau, the Marshall Islands and the Federated States of Micronesia to discuss issues affecting their island nations.
How does a lemonade stand turn into a full-fledged business? Programs designed to inspire young entrepreneurs teach American children valuable skills.
Arlette Contreras Bautista is leading a grassroots movement across Peru and the region against domestic violence and other injustices against women.
Meet Karen Uhlenbeck, a U.S. professor whose work has led to some of the most dramatic advances in mathematics in 40 years.
An American scientist has traveled to Egypt and Kenya to champion science to women and girls and hosted female scientists from South Africa and Tunisia.