A U.S. school has launched a global effort to train 1 million teachers with the skills to help deaf-blind children fulfill their potential.
The State Department recognized eight people from around the world as "heroes" in fighting human trafficking. Read the stories of two of them.
Some 160,000 Honduran youths have participated in a groundbreaking program aimed at reaching kids before gang recruiters do.
Joed Osorio started using illegal drugs when he was just 10 years old. Today he is a “prevention coach” with the San Lucas Community Anti-Drug Coalition.
Some societies still follow the tradition that a dead man's property goes to his adult sons or is repossessed by his family, completely bypassing women.
Forty years ago a law gave civil rights protections to people with disabilities. But activists fought for those rights with a monthlong sit-in.
First lady Melania Trump honored a group of women from around the world for their bravery in fighting for women's empowerment and human rights.
Books can have a big impact on us and our lives. Here is a look at the books that have meant the most to five prominent people.
Internet giant Google uses "Doodles," little cartoons on its search page, to increase awareness about wildlife conservation around the world.