In 2010, the Administration of President Barack Obama elevated development, making it one of the central pillars of U.S. foreign policy.
The United States has thrown its support behind the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
This year, the U.S. has committed to deliver $500 million in equipment and capacity building to the government of Mexico.
Sargent Shriver, the first director of the Peace Corps, has passed away at the age of 95.
President Obama has ordered that U.S. regulations be updated to expand the opportunities for certain travel to Cuba.
Americans honor the memory of the leader in the U.S. Civil Rights Movement who advocated social change through non-violent means.
"This anniversary, one year post-earthquake, should serve as a reminder that progress can be made."