Washington is saying its farewells to Bao Bao, the beloved giant panda that leaves the National Zoo and heads to China on February 21.
The 5,000 medals of the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics will feature metals — including 40 kilograms of gold — reclaimed from discarded electronic devices.
Two snake catchers from India might have the secret to saving Florida wildlife from Burmese pythons. In just four weeks they caught nearly 30 snakes.
On March 8 the State Department will host #DiasporaVoices, a live-streamed interactive video webchat for diaspora communities.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived in Bonn, Germany, February 15 in his first overseas trip as America’s chief diplomat.
The San Francisco Bay island of Alcatraz, formerly a high-security prison, is now a tourist destination with its own renewable-energy system.
The U.S. has a holiday known as Presidents Day. What do you know about U.S. presidents? Test your knowledge with our interactive quiz!
Dina Habib Powell, senior counselor for economic initiatives, brings public-service experience and private-sector know-how to the White House.
Sanctions provide an option for U.S. policymakers to alter the behavior of a foreign nation or a specific group of people without military conflict.