Two men, fully covered to protect from the sun, carry a pipe while two other men stand by to assist. The background is a concrete house in ruins, with lots of debris.

The United States will participate in a Kuwait-hosted three-day forum that will showcase private sector investment opportunities and donor...

Temidayo Isaiah led an effort by YouthMappers at his university to map urban waste across the city of Akure, Nigeria. (Chad Blevins, USAID)

How a YouthMappers student tackled a development challenge in his own community.

A volunteer outreach worker for an addiction and homeless advocacy group cleans up needles used for drug injection that were found at a homeless encampment in Everett, Washington.

While the opioid epidemic has impacted many across the United States, it is a truly global threat. 

Celebrating African American History Month, 2018.

In honor of National African American History Month, learn about the historic roles of African-American individuals in U.S. diplomacy.


Secretary of State Rex Tillerson traveled to Austin, Texas, where he delivered a speech outlining our engagement in the Western Hemisphere, and then to Mexico...

Arches in the shape of hearts light a plaza outside where a crowd is gathered.

Sharing some of our favorite Valentine's Day wishes from our embassies and consulates around the world

Picture of US Department of State seal

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