Illustration of person standing at potted plant with hose someone else has shut off (State Dept./Doug Thompson)

Foreign investors wanted, but security comes first

No country welcomes more foreign companies than the United States. They create nearly 7 million jobs. But the U.S. also seeks to ensure foreign countries don't get hold of technology that threatens national security.
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President Trump meets with world leaders in Germany [video]

At the G20 meeting, President Trump talks to leaders of the world's largest economies about security, economic development and trade.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (© Cliff Owen/AP Images)

Crown prince’s visit shows breadth of U.S.-Saudi relationship

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has crisscrossed America on a trip showcasing the closeness of U.S.-Saudi economic and security ties.

Costs to Crimea: Coerced citizenship

One year ago, on March 16, Russia orchestrated an illegal referendum in Crimea that violated the Ukrainian constitution and was condemned by the international...
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At summit on refugees, world leaders will pledge to do more

President Obama will co-host a Leaders' Summit on Refugees in New York aiming to help the tens of millions driven from their homes worldwide.
Two men talking in front of large painting (White House/Shealah Craighead)

President Trump in Poland: Shareable photos

"Our two countries share a special bond forged by unique histories and national characters," President Trump says on his visit to Warsaw, Poland.
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Networks can stop the black-market antiquities trade

Archaeologists from the Middle East and the U.S. share ideas on stopping looting and recovering historic treasures from black-market sales.
Tillerson standing at attention with a military guard (State Dept./Jorge Gomez)

Tillerson stresses partnerships in recent visit to Latin America, the Caribbean

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson focused on strengthening U.S. partnerships during his weeklong trip to Latin America and the Caribbean.
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President Trump in Asia, live

President Trump travels to East Asia November 5–14 to strengthen economic and security ties. Check here often for updates on his trip.