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Donald Trump speaking at lectern in front of auditorium full of people (© AP Images)

Trump urges leaders to stand up for sovereign values

President Trump made his first speech to the U.N. General Assembly, urging nations to work together so all can be sovereign, prosperous and secure.
António Guterres and President Trump next to each other (© AP Images)

Trump calls for a better, more efficient U.N.

President Trump supported U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres' reform program to combat corruption and excessive spending at the United Nations.
Rex Tillerson, President Trump and Nikki Haley standing together (© AP Images)

U.S. leadership at the United Nations [video]

As one of the United Nations' founding members, the United States is fully committed to making the U.N. stronger and more effective.
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U.N. approves tougher North Korea sanctions

The United Nations Security Council voted unanimously to add sanctions against North Korea in response to its continued nuclear weapons program.
Woman in wheelchair speaking from stage (D.A. Peterson/State Dept.)

Activists look to U.S. as they promote disability rights

After visiting the U.S., Grace Jerry and Juan Angel de Gouveia used what they learned about disability rights to make changes in their own countries.
Two women standing in front of hand-painted protest signs ( (© Laurent Dubrule /Reuters)

The secret weapon against violent extremism: Women

See how some mothers in Belgium, Afghanistan and Kenya are playing a big part in preventing their children from being radicalized to violence.
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Pirates in movies are fun, but movie piracy hurts

Movie piracy doesn't just hurt wealthy movie studios. It robs workers of their pay and hurts economies. The Trump administration aims to stop such piracy.
Illustration of watch, phone, shoe, iPod (D. Woolverton/State Dept.)

The price of that music is higher than you think

Everyone likes a bargain. But buying pirated or counterfeit goods can support organized crime. See what the Trump administration is doing about it.
Woman praying in a church with other people (© AP Images)

Assessing religious freedom worldwide: Shareable photos

The U.S. promotes religious freedom as a "moral imperative," Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says in a new report released August 15.