Man wearing three medals of math symbols (Doug Thompson/State Dept.)

Team USA solves for victory at international math competition

For the third time in four years, Team USA ranked first in the International Mathematical Olympiad, the standard for excellence in youth mathematics.
Mike Pompeo on stage under large Israeli flag. (© Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Pompeo celebrates Israel’s 71st Independence Day

Honoring Israel on the anniversary of its founding, Secretary Pompeo noted the shared values that help define and strengthen the U.S.-Israeli alliance.
U.S. Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman Jr. (© Yegor Aleyev/TASS/Getty Images)video

U.S. ambassador speaks to Russians about attack on Syria [video]

Watch the U.S. ambassador to Russia talk about the recent allied strike in Syria — a response to a chemical weapons attack that killed more than 40 people.
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At summit on refugees, leaders see the faces behind the numbers...

At a summit on refugees, leaders take steps to raise more humanitarian aid and educate more kids. Learn about the refugee crisis in this video they watched.
Mike Pompeo and António Guterres shaking hands in front of blue flags (© Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Pompeo at U.N.: ‘The countries of the Security Council are united’...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley highlighted the success of sanctions against North Korea and called for their strict enforcement in meetings at the U.N.
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An art-world riddle, resolved

A 2,300-year-old Greco-Roman vase that was on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art appears to have been looted from Italy and will soon head back.
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Tillerson says U.S.-European ties vital to countering threats

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson highlights the importance of a strong trans-Atlantic partnership in the face of new and renewed threats.
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Obama: We’re making the world off-limits to nuclear terrorists

“Realizing our vision will not happen quickly, and it perhaps will not happen in my lifetime. But we’ve begun,” Obama said at a summit on nuclear security.
António Guterres and President Trump next to each other (© AP Images)

Trump calls for a better, more efficient U.N.

President Trump supported U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres' reform program to combat corruption and excessive spending at the United Nations.