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February 8, 2014

Ninety Years and Counting: A Short History of the Winter Games

Ninety years ago, a week-long winter sports “prelude” to the 1924 Paris Summer Games was held in Chamonix, France, a… more
February 4, 2014

U.S. Formally Joins the UN Global Education Initiative

Did you know that 57 million primary-aged children worldwide do not have the opportunity to attend school? Additionally, 69 million… more
February 3, 2014

‘An Informed Traveler Is a Safe Traveler’

More U.S. citizens are traveling the world today, and they’re traveling to increasingly exotic and sometimes dangerous destinations. Twenty-five years… more
January 31, 2014

'State in 60 Seconds' Video -- Standing With Civil Society

One month in, 2014 is shaping up to be a landmark year for civil society . Last September on the… more
January 30, 2014

A Strong, Principled Diplomacy

On January 28, 2014, President Barack Obama delivered the State of the Union -- the address presented by the President… more
January 29, 2014

'State in 60 Seconds' Video -- Award for Corporate Excellence

Today, Secretary of State John Kerry recognized Taylor Guitars, Plantronics, and Fruit of the Loom with the Secretary's Award for… more
January 28, 2014

GIST Initiative Helps Young Woman Innovator ‘Swim’ to Success

Over the past decade, technology has revolutionized how we take care of our personal health and wellness. With new apps… more