international cooperation

U.S. military joins race to save migrants stranded at sea

Thousands of migrants from Burma and Bangladesh are believed to be stranded at sea. The U.S. military has joined the search to find them.

Fewer butterflies making epic journey

Flocks of monarch butterflies migrate across North America in one of nature’s most epic journeys. Today, the monarch is under threat. Can it be saved?

U.S. military completing its relief mission in Nepal

The U.S. military is winding down its emergency-response efforts in Nepal as we continue to help Nepal recover and rebuild after a devastating earthquake.

U.S. and international partners continue Nepal earthquake relief efforts

Nepal still needs urgent assistance after it was hit by two earthquakes, and the United States is helping to provide relief. Learn how you can help too.

Liberia claims ‘monumental’ win over Ebola

Liberia's Ebola outbreak is over, the World Health Organization declares, more than 45 days after the last known Ebola transmission in Liberia.

The Americas beat disease, 4-0

The Americas are the first world region to conquer rubella. Commitments to sustained, thorough immunization campaigns have beaten four diseases in 40 years.

From depression and war, the rise of a new global financial...

Where did institutions like the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund come from and why? World War II helped create a new global financial order.

The facts: U.S. aid for Nepal’s earthquake

Three weeks after Nepal's devastating earthquake, the United States has contributed more than $27 million, including food and shelter supplies.

U.S. responds to Nepal’s need

U.S. commitment to Nepal earthquake relief is up to nearly $26 million, providing emergency shelter, medical supplies, safe drinking water and sanitation.