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Antony Blinken and Ukrainian Foreign Minister Kuleba bumping arms (© Alex Brandon/AP Images)

Blinken pledges support for Ukraine during trip to Europe

Secretary of State Antony Blinken traveled to Ukraine, Germany and Switzerland to reinforce America’s commitment to Ukraine’s sovereignty.
Woman sitting on front stoop holding a framed picture (State Dept./D.A. Peterson)

Descendants of Holocaust survivors make an impact at State Department

January 27 is International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Hear from some descendants of Holocaust survivors who are State Department employees.
Nathan Chen spinning upside down above ice rink (© Hiro Komae/AP Images)

Meet U.S. Olympic figure skater Nathan Chen [poster]

Figure skater Nathan Chen will be among the athletes representing the United States at the Beijing Olympics starting February 4.
Old man in striped cap wiping his tears (© Natalia Fedosenko/TASS/Getty Images)

Holocaust denial and distortion must stop

What's the difference between Holocaust denial and Holocaust distortion? Two experts explain these issues — and the need to combat them both.
Man gesturing and talking (© Frank Johnston/The Washington Post/Getty Images)

Honoring an American trailblazer for diversity

Terence A. Todman, one of the first Black U.S. ambassadors, championed human rights at home and abroad. Learn more.
Illustration of megaphone with 3 sound waves coming out on top of Russian flag (State Dept.)

Russia targets Ukraine with disinformation campaign

Russia's state media continue to publish stories that they know are untrue. Find out how one story in Ukraine was distorted.
Man and woman fist bumping in front of pallets with U.S. flag on them (U.S. Government)

U.S. sends COVID-19 vaccines worldwide [rolling updates]

The United States is donating billions in COVID-19 vaccine doses, funding for COVAX and medical supplies to countries all over the world.
Four women holding U.S. flag quilt (Courtesy of Karen Griffin/Hartville American Legion Auxiliary)

The U.S. census puts a small Missouri town in a very...

Hartville, Missouri, was named the geographic population center of the country. Learn more about how it was chosen and what it means.
Person writing on pavement with chalk (© Paul Zinken/dpa/Getty Images)

Putting an end to street harassment everywhere

Learn about how three organizations are tackling street harassment of women, people of color and members of the LGBTQI+ community.