Wind turbines over rolling hills (© Christine Birch Ferrelli)

What’s in the biggest U.S. climate legislation ever passed?

On August 16, President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act into law, taking giant leaps to combat the climate crisis.
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What are travel advisories and how does the U.S. develop them?

U.S. citizens who wish to travel abroad should consult the State Department's travel advisories. Learn what an advisory means.
Two women with a bag of flour in a grocery store (© Farah Abdi Warsameh/AP Images)

Blinken rallies countries to address world food crisis

The United States is increasing its support for nations that need food and encouraging others to bolster food and humanitarian aid.
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Women make a historic first for U.S. currency

President Biden's plan to nominate Marilynn Malerba treasurer of the United States will make her the first Native American to hold the post.
Man reading to young girl (U.S. Embassy San José)

U.S. ambassador to Costa Rica follows in her father’s footsteps

As the U.S. celebrates Father's Day, U.S. Ambassador to Costa Rica Cynthia Telles shares memories of her father, who once held that post.
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Faces of Kremlin propaganda: Dimitri Peskov

This installment in a series looks at Dimitri Peskov, President Vladimir Putin's spokesman, who lives in luxury as he spreads disinformation.
Three children in old photograph (Courtesy of Ambassador Michèle Taylor)

U.S. Ambassador Michèle Taylor, descendant of Holocaust survivors

Ambassador Michèle Taylor, U.S. permanent representative to the U.N. Human Rights Council, shares her family's history during the Holocaust.
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An opportunity to encourage responsible business practices

The State Department is asking people worldwide for suggestions on how best to encourage responsible business.
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American diplomats study world languages

American diplomats connect directly with people by studying foreign languages. Learn more about how they interact with local communities.