President Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron, seated (© AP Images)

U.S. and France ‘tied unequivocally together,’ President Trump says

America and France are forever linked, President Trump said as he and First Lady Melania Trump visited France to celebrate Bastille Day.

U.S. to Russia: Release Ukrainian pilot

U.S. officials have again called on Russia to immediately and unconditionally release Ukrainian hostage Nadiya Savchenko.
Headshot of smiling young woman in hijab, outside, surrounded by greenery (State Dept./D.A. Peterson)

New U.S. youth observer to the U.N. to engage millennials in...

Munira Khalif will spend the next year as the U.S. youth observer to the U.N., showing millennials that their voices count on the international stage.
President Trump standing before and touching stone wall (© AP Images)

A visit to the Western Wall

President Donald J. Trump became the first sitting U.S. president to visit the Western Wall in the Old City of Jerusalem.
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The U.S. and Israel: 70 years of friendship [video]

With the opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem, Israel, the United States marks 70 years of a steadfast alliance.
Man standing behind 55 blue-covered caskets in belly of cargo plane (U.S. Army/Sergeant Quince Lanford)

U.S. welcomes return of service members’ remains from North Korea

With the transfer of 55 caskets on July 26, North Korea took a first step to fulfill its commitment to return the remains of American service members who died in the Korean War.
Sushma Swaraj and Rex Tillerson shaking hands (State Dept.)

The United States and India: A vital partnership

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the strong, growing U.S.-India strategic and economic partnership holds the key to peace, security and stability.

A critical deal with Iran, but more work to be done

The United States, Iran, and our negotiating partners from the UN Security Council and European Union agreed on the parameters of a plan that, if finalized and implemented, will prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon.
People crouching inside glacier cave (Arctic Council Secretariat/Linnea Nordström)

U.S. hands chairmanship of Arctic Council to Finland [video]

The nations and peoples of the Arctic have been meeting regularly for the past 20 years. Next stop is Alaska, where the U.S. will pass the gavel to Finland.