U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo and Senegalese Prime Minister Mahammed Boun Abdallah Dionne attend the Millennium Challenge Cooperation (MCC) Signing Ceremony at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C. on December 10, 2018

MCC and the Government of Senegal developed the compact to strengthen the power sector and meet the growing demand for reliable electricity in one of Africa...

The hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) is anchored off the coast of Colombia during an 11 week mission to offer medical treatment aboard the ship and at a land-based medical site.

The 32 days I spent on the USNS Comfort left a lasting impression on how I view our military’s important role in supporting global peace and security. It also...

A city skyline with the words "State4States" and "Georgia"

The State Department benefits the American people by advancing U.S. national security, promoting our economic interests, providing services, and reaffirming...


President Donald J. Trump and Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo join a grieving Nation to mourn the loss of former President George H.W. Bush, who passed away...

A rally against domestic violence, sexual attacks and discrimination in jobs and wages in India.

Each year from November 25 through December 10, the global community comes together for the annual campaign of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence....

U.S. Army LTC Rabbi Shmuel Felzenberg lights the Menorah during a Hanukkah reception Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, in the East Room of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead)

This time of year marks a cherished Jewish tradition as families come together for eight nights to light the menorah. The tradition began more than 2,000 years...

Picture of US Department of State seal

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