Doctor listening to child's heart with stethoscope as child sits on mother's lap (USAID/Riaz Jahanpour)

Africa Day: U.S. partnerships with African nations endure

The United States is a partner with Africa. Learn how America is supporting public health and economic growth in African nations.
People clapping as U.S. flag is raised on a balcony (© Pavel Neubauer/TASR Photo)

30 years ago, a reopened consulate renewed U.S.-Slovak ties [photo gallery]

The reopening of the U.S. Consulate in Bratislava, now the U.S. Embassy, underscored America's and Slovakia's shared commitment to freedom and human rights.
Two men sitting in chairs with flags between them (© Saul Loeb/AP Images)

United States is a committed partner in the Arctic

The United States is working with Arctic partners to ensure a peaceful, prosperous and environmentally healthy future for the region.
Ripples on the surface of body of water (© Bill Brooks/Alamy)

What do you know about international waters?

Modern maritime law grew out of a big question: How much should a state control beyond its coasts? States control a narrow band of territorial waters; international waters belong to no one.
Three large screens set up in elaborate hall containing screen views of leaders at virtual meeting (© Leah Millis/AP Images)

The United States is committed to promoting a prosperous Africa

Secretary of State Antony Blinken emphasized the United States' commitment to Africa through his first virtual trip to Nigeria and Kenya on April 27.
Kamala Harris speaking at lectern (© Patrick Semansky/AP Images)

U.S. supports prosperity in the Western Hemisphere

The U.S. public and private sectors are working to help people in Latin America with pandemic recovery, economic opportunity and climate change solutions.
Antony Blinken sitting in front of flags (State Dept./Freddie Everett)

Blinken: America stands for peace and cooperation

Mutual respect and collaboration are central to tackling modern challenges. Learn about Secretary Blinken's call to defend the rules-based order.
Computer screen showing video conference of world leaders (© AP Images)

World leaders pledge to cap global emissions

During President Biden's virtual Leaders Summit on Climate, heads of government from around the world committed to essential climate pledges.
Security cameras outside a building (© Carolyn Kaster/AP Images)

Nations support U.S. holding Russia to account

The U.S. is sanctioning Russian intelligence and others for malign activities, including attempting to undermine the 2020 U.S. election.