A candle burns outside a home during Diwali festival in New Delhi, India.

Since the founding of our country, the right to freedom of religion or belief has been at the very heart of who we are as Americans.  ...

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C-Span films a program focused on the collection of the United States Diplomacy Center.

In January, C-Span is highlighting U.S. diplomatic history in a two-part program focused on the collection of the United States Diplomacy Center.

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The State Department's Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons reflects on resources available to those who encounter a potential instance of...

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The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial is seen in Washington, DC.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. devoted his life to advancing equality, social justice, and economic opportunity for all. The incredible lessons he inspired are taught...

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A graphic shows the new Consular Affairs Travel Alert website format on a computer, a tablet and a phone.

It shouldn’t be a surprise that I work with a lot of people who, like myself, are passionate about international travel.  We love to travel.  And we want...

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A DSS agent reviews forms during a forensic investigation.

The International Labour Organization (ILO) estimated in 2017 that there are at least 24.9 million trafficking victims throughout the world; approximately 4.8...

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