Pompeo speaking at lectern (State Dept./Ron Przysucha)

40th anniversary of Egypt-Israel peace deal celebrated

Forty years ago, Egypt and Israel signed a historic peace treaty that ended more than 30 years of war between the two countries.
Israeli and U.S. flags

Shareable facts on the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem, Israel

Download these shareable graphics about the opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem, Israel.
Five portrait photos of women superimposed on a U.S. map (Photos 1 and 5, courtesy photos; photos 2, 3, and 4 © AP Images; background photo, Shutterstock)

Women govern some of the largest U.S. cities

Learn about some of the American women who are running for, and winning, the top city government seat: the mayor.
Presidents Macron and Trump and their wives standing on a red carpet at the White House (© Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

State visit versus official visit: What’s the difference?

When a U.S. president welcomes a world leader to the White House, what determines whether the visit will be a state visit or an official visit? Here's what you need to know.
Reporter's notebook and hat, megaphone, radio, TV, laptop and phone on presidential seal (State Dept./Doug Thompson)

From fireside chats to Twitter, presidents speak to the people

From "fireside chats" on the radio to Twitter, presidents going back a century have adopted the latest technologies to communicate with the American people.
Man with walker heading toward building at dusk (© AP Images)

Sip. Puff. Elect a new president.

Americans with disabilities are politically engaged and ready to exercise their right to vote — independently and with a secret ballot.
Dog on airplane steps (© AP Images)

The White House: Home to some memorable pets [video]

Pets have always played a role in the White House. Learn more about the cats, dogs — and bears, badgers and hippos — at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Voter walking into polling place (© AP Images)

Why is the U.S. general election held on a Tuesday in...

Ever wonder why the U.S. general election is held on a Tuesday in November? One reason is the country's agricultural past. See what the other reason is.
Mike Pompeo and Subrahmanyam Jaishankar shaking hands in front of U.S. and Indian flags (© Jose Luis Magana/AP Images)

U.S. and India: An expanding partnership

Top officials from the U.S. and India met in Washington to discuss their strengthening relationship on civilian and military affairs.