Pompeo quote on Iran's crackdown on religious minorities, photo of woman lighting candles (© Ebrahim Norooz/AP Images)

Persecution of the faithful in Iran

The State Department shines a spotlight on the Iranian regime's deadly suppression of religious freedom among its citizens.
Tim Cook, President Trump and Satya Nadella sitting at table (© AP Images)

Top tech officials meet with President Trump to help modernize government

The president brought technology leaders from major companies like Apple and Amazon to the White House for the launch of the American Technology Council.
George H.W. Bush at table in front of 'United States' sign (© Bettmann/Getty Images)

In tribute: George H.W. Bush, 41st president

President George H.W. Bush has died, after a lifetime of serving his country and playing important roles on the world stage.
Flowers in the shape of the U.S. flag beside a road (© Ariel Schalit/AP Images)

With embassy move to Jerusalem, Israel, Trump fulfills promise

On Israel's 70th anniversary, President Trump fulfills a promise two decades in the making by opening a U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem, Israel.

Meet the youngest woman in Congress. She campaigned from a pickup...

Elise Stefanik proves that youth is no barrier to political success. At age 30, she is the youngest woman ever elected to Congress. During her...
People in white suits standing by wheeled machine (NASA/JPL-Caltech)

A closer look at NASA’s Mars rover

NASA gave media a chance to see its latest Mars rover from inside a "clean room" prior to the rover's shipment to Cape Canaveral in February.

Ambassador Haley: U.S. will not be told where to put embassy

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley explains the U.S. veto of a resolution on refraining from establishing diplomatic missions in Jerusalem.
Poster about vaccines (ShareAmerica)

Why we need vaccines to be healthy [poster]

Vaccines prevent deadly diseases and save millions of lives annually. But everyone must get vaccinated for maximum effectiveness. Download this poster.
Illustration of a federal government canopy standing over the U.S. statehouses (State Dept./Doug Thompson)

State government: Where innovation often flows

America's 50 states are known as “laboratories of democracy” because they try policy ideas often adopted elsewhere. This is part of a series on federalism.