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2014-11-21

    U.S. Champions Innovators at 5th Global Entrepreneurship Summit
U.S. Champions Innovators at 5th Global Entrepreneurship Summit

The United States continues to foster a culture of innovation around the world during the fifth Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Marrakech, Morocco.

2014-11-21

    World Fisheries Day Is Not Just About Fish, Says U.S. Official
World Fisheries Day Is Not Just About Fish, Says U.S. Official

“Protecting marine environments is not just about fish — it is about people,” says Under Secretary of State Catherine Novelli on World Fisheries Day. “Desp...

2014-11-20

    Obama Wields Executive Power to Improve U.S. Immigration System
Obama Wields Executive Power to Improve U.S. Immigration System

President Obama lays out his plan to improve border security and more effectively enforce current immigration law, declaring his unwillingness to leave “th...

2014-11-20

    U.S. General ‘Encouraged, but Pragmatic’ About Iraq
U.S. General ‘Encouraged, but Pragmatic’ About Iraq

U.S. Army General Martin E. Dempsey is “encouraged, but pragmatic” about progress in Iraq to defeat ISIL.

2014-11-20

    Kerry: Middle East Requires Long-Term Commitment
Kerry: Middle East Requires Long-Term Commitment

"We cannot allow frustration in [Middle East] countries to grow faster than opportunity,” Secretary of State John Kerry says, and calls for a long-term com...

2014-11-20

    U.S. Launches Online Science, Tech Community at Business Summit
U.S. Launches Online Science, Tech Community at Business Summit

The United States, in partnership with private and nongovernmental organizations, launches a worldwide online science and technology community at the fifth...

2014-11-20

    Still Time to Reach Agreement with Iran, Kerry Says
Still Time to Reach Agreement with Iran, Kerry Says

There is still a chance to complete an agreement that guarantees Iran’s four pathways to fissile material for a nuclear weapon cannot be used, Secretary of...

2014-11-20

    U.S. Opens Registration for 2015 SelectUSA Investment Summit
U.S. Opens Registration for 2015 SelectUSA Investment Summit

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker announces to businesspeople around the world that registration is open for the 2015 SelectUSA Investment Summit, ...

2014-11-19

    Hagel Calls Russia’s Actions ‘Dangerous, Irresponsible’
Hagel Calls Russia’s Actions ‘Dangerous, Irresponsible’

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel calls Russia’s actions in Ukraine “dangerous and irresponsible” and says the tensions provoked by Moscow have probably done m...

2014-11-19

    U.S. Official Outlines Future of Energy in Africa
U.S. Official Outlines Future of Energy in Africa

USAID's Eric Postel, testifying before a House of Representatives subcommittee, outlines how President Obama’s Power Africa initiative is expanding Africa’...

2014-11-19

    1 Year Later: the Road to Resilience After Typhoon Haiyan
1 Year Later: the Road to Resilience After Typhoon Haiyan

One year after Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines, USAID Assistant Administrator Nancy Lindborg looks at the country's progress in recovering from the d...

2014-11-18

    State’s Jacobson on 100,000 Strong in the Americas Initiative
State’s Jacobson on 100,000 Strong in the Americas Initiative

“As we celebrate International Education Week, I want to highlight our important initiatives to expand international educational partnerships and increase ...

2014-11-18

    U.S. Official: Crushing Ivory Builds Hope for Africa’s Elephants
U.S. Official: Crushing Ivory Builds Hope for Africa’s Elephants

The director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service describes U.S. efforts to end the illegal ivory trade and help endangered wildlife thrive.

2014-11-17

    State’s Ryan Marks Kickoff of 15th International Education Week
State’s Ryan Marks Kickoff of 15th International Education Week

Assistant Secretary of State Evan Ryan marks the kickoff of the 15th annual celebration of International Education Week.

2014-11-17

    Fulbright Program Receives Award for International Cooperation
Fulbright Program Receives Award for International Cooperation

The U.S. government’s Fulbright Program receives the Prince of Asturias Award for International Cooperation, delivered by King Felipe VI of Spain.

2014-11-17

    U.S. Welcomes G20 Plan to Stop Ebola, Strengthen Health Security
U.S. Welcomes G20 Plan to Stop Ebola, Strengthen Health Security

The United States welcomes the commitment by leaders of the Group of 20 — a collection of the world’s largest economies — to continue and intensify action ...

2014-11-14

    USAID: You Can’t Save Lives if You Don’t Fight Pneumonia
USAID: You Can’t Save Lives if You Don’t Fight Pneumonia

“The good news is that pneumonia is preventable — and that safe, effective and affordable tools are helping to avoid and treat the disease,” say USAID Immu...

2014-11-14

    Obama, Burma’s Suu Kyi Discuss Religious Minorities
Obama, Burma’s Suu Kyi Discuss Religious Minorities

Following a meeting with Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, President Obama says ensuring that all of Burma’s people’s voices are heard in the pol...

2014-11-13

    Obama Sees ‘New Day’ for Burma but Urges Reform Measures
Obama Sees ‘New Day’ for Burma but Urges Reform Measures

President Obama says he is confident of a “new day” in Burma, but adds there is work yet to be done to reform the Southeast Asian country.

2014-11-13

    India, U.S. Reach Food Subsidy Deal in Stalled World Trade Pact
India, U.S. Reach Food Subsidy Deal in Stalled World Trade Pact

The United States and India have announced an agreement to resolve a dispute about food subsidies that has held up the ratification of a global trade pact....

2014-11-13

    Obama Calls on Russia to Respect Ukraine Cease-Fire
Obama Calls on Russia to Respect Ukraine Cease-Fire

President Obama has called on Russia to honor a September cease-fire between Kyiv and Moscow-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine.

2014-11-12

    Climate Change Pact Among Results of China-U.S. Talks
Climate Change Pact Among Results of China-U.S. Talks

President Obama and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, announce a major agreement on climate change and hold talks in Beijing on a number of other issues...

2014-11-12

    Kerry: China, America, and Our Warming Planet
Kerry: China, America, and Our Warming Planet

The United States and China — two countries regarded for 20 years as the leaders of opposing camps in climate negotiations — have come together to find com...

2014-11-12

    1st U.S.-Constructed Ebola Treatment Unit to Open in Liberia
1st U.S.-Constructed Ebola Treatment Unit to Open in Liberia

The first Ebola treatment unit in Liberia built and staffed with U.S. government funding prepares to receive its first patients in Tubmanburg, northwest of...

2014-11-11

    China, U.S. Reach Breakthrough on WTO Free Trade Deal
China, U.S. Reach Breakthrough on WTO Free Trade Deal

President Obama and Chinese leaders reach an understanding that could lead to the slashing of tariffs on high-tech exports like medical equipment and video...