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Robots manufacturing cars on assembly line (© Shutterstock)

Technology is transforming U.S. manufacturing

The U.S. is moving toward smart manufacturing, which incorporates robotics and automation. Smart factories are hiring more highly skilled employees.
Jens Stoltenberg at lectern (© Virginia Mayo/AP Images)

NATO’s Stoltenberg: 5G security is crucial

New technologies like 5G and facial recognition will change society. But China's abuse of these technologies puts countries and people at risk.
James Baker and Michael R. Pompeo talking (State Dept./Ron Przysucha)

Pompeo: ‘Longing for freedom is … common to all of humanity’

People should never underestimate the power of people fighting for their freedom, Secretary Pompeo said in his speech "in tribute to human freedom."
Juan Guaidó in crowd of people (© Fernando Llano/AP Images)

More than 50 countries support Venezuela’s Juan Guaidó

The governments of countries around the world are formally recognizing Juan Guaidó as the interim president of Venezuela.
Graphic with data on defeating ISIS (State Dept./D. Thompson)

Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS weighs next steps [infographic]

International partners are gathering in Washington on November 14 to plan for continuing counterterrorism efforts after the defeat of ISIS.
Infographic about U.S. greenhouse gas emissions and economic growth (© Jim Cole/AP Images)

U.S. relies on innovation to reduce emissions

The U.S. is formally withdrawing from an international climate accord but will reduce emissions through innovation without compromising economic growth.
Photos of a church and a congregation attending church (© Tri-Faith Initiative)

U.S. Christians, Jews and Muslims pioneer multifaith project

In the unique Tri-Faith Initiative, Christian, Muslim and Jewish leaders have located their congregations on the same campus.
Military members marching in formation behind U.S. flag (Dept. of Defense/E.J. Hersom)

Peace through sports at the 2019 Military World Games

Military athletes from countries around the world came together in China in October to participate in the 7th Military World Games.
People gathered around statue (© Markus Schreiber/AP Images)

Expressions of freedom in Berlin [infographics]

As the world celebrates the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, here are some notable quotes about freedom from the past and today to share.