Two U.S. female astronauts made history walking on the International Space Station without a male crewmate.
Test your skills about the men and women who have held the post of U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Don't worry. We give hints.
The new U.S. ambassador to the United Nations presented her credentials to the secretary-general. What will she be doing at the U.N.?
Meet Elizabeth "Lizzie" Slater, a foreign service specialist who embodies the ethos of diplomacy through her tenacity and teamwork.
Joy Harjo, a Native American poet, playwright and musician, has been named the new U.S. poet laureate by the Library of Congress.
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.
Arlette Contreras Bautista is leading a grassroots movement across Peru and the region against domestic violence and other injustices against women.
Watch this video to learn about influential women in Iranian history and see how conditions have changed for women in Iran since the 1979 revolution.