Illustration of people carrying key to lock fastened around bomb (State Dept./D. Thompson)

America’s unwavering support for nuclear nonproliferation

The Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons has helped prevent nuclear war. Learn how the U.S. is working to strengthen it.
Grover the Muppet (left) and Antony Blinken (State Dept.)

Grover the Muppet says refugees are ‘just like us’ [video]

Catch the one-on-one talk about the current refugee crisis between Deputy Secretary of State Tony Blinken and a furry blue Muppet, Grover.
Joe Biden speaking at NATO lectern with U.S. and NATO flags at his sides (© Evan Vucci/AP Images)

Biden, NATO allies pledge billions in new Ukraine aid

During his first trip to Europe since Russia invaded Ukraine, President Biden unveiled actions to hold Putin accountable for war atrocities.
Diptych: left, missiles on ship deck; right, inflatable boat pursuing wooden boat at sea (U.S. Navy/Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael H. Lehman)

Seized missiles show Iran’s regime flouting U.N. resolutions

The United States seized Iranian-made missiles headed to Yemen. See how Iran's regime continues to fuel conflict despite its people's demands for change.
Farm machinery operating in field (State Dept.)

Free market system makes U.S. world leader in agriculture [video]

Secretary Pompeo emphasizes America's global leadership in agriculture during a trip to Iowa and notes U.S. generosity in food donations.

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...

United States begins easing restrictions on Cuba

The U.S. Treasury and Commerce departments are moving to ease restrictions imposed on Cuba decades ago. This will allow Americans to more freely travel...
Person carrying large tuna on a dock (© Ezra Acayan/NurPhoto/Corbis/Getty Images)

U.S. and Philippines combat illegal fishing

For decades the U.S. has supported the Philippines' marine conservation efforts, resulting in more fish, bigger fish and a sustainable fishing industry.
A man pushing his mother, who is holding ballot, in wheelchair at polling station during elections (© Nabil al-Jurani/AP Images)

Summit for Democracy: Galvanizing hope and action

President Biden will host the Summit for Democracy, a virtual event with governments, civil society and private sector groups, December 9–10.