A woman stands inside her house with recently installed indoor plumbing.

In partnership with the Government of Cabo Verde, the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) is supporting reforms to the country...


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A night time view of the Astana sphere at Expo 2017 in Astana, Kazakhstan.

As my plane to Astana took the final turn before descent—I saw it.  The Nur Alem, a huge, glowing sphere lit up the Kazakhstani steppes, dancing with color and a...

Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan delivers remarks at the 47th General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS) in Cancun, Mexico, on June 20, 2017.

Today, Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan led the U.S. delegation at the 47th Regular Session of the Organization of American...

Coal-fired scherer.

Air pollution is the fourth leading risk factor in premature death worldwide according to the World Health Organization, leading to about 5.5 million premature...

Afghan girls gather together.

Three years ago the international community marked the very first International...

Graphic includes picture of a man in a red shirt with his hand crossed behind his back.

Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson will release the 2017 Trafficking in Persons Report at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, DC, on June 27 at 10:30AM EDT. Watch live at www.state.gov.  #EndTrafficking https://go.usa.gov/xNGh6