For this diplomat, standing up for your rights is personal [video]

People often ask U.S. ambassador to the OSCE Daniel Baer what it’s like to be an openly gay ambassador. HIs answer will surprise you.
People celebrating in Nigeria (© AP Images)

‘Young people have to have a seat at the table’

Young people have the power to peacefully change the course of elections in many places. Why do some participate in violence?
Poster with three photographs of Robert Levinson (© Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Images)

U.S. sanctions Iranian regime officials involved in kidnapping

The U.S. imposed sanctions on Iranian intelligence officials for the kidnapping and years-long detention of American hostage Robert Levinson.
Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli speaking into many microphones (© Vahid Salemi/AP Images)

Iranian regime official authorized police to kill protesters

The U.S. sanctioned Iran's interior minister for allowing police to kill protesters. Learn more about the regime's violence against its own citizens.
Female coach giving American football player in uniform instructions during practice (© Lee Coleman/Icon Sportswire/Getty Images)

Women tackle new opportunities in the NFL

The NFL will start the 2021 season with a record number of female coaches. Learn how the league is increasing women's roles in football.
Monument to Jose de San Martin in Lima, Peru (MediaCube)

Nations of Western Hemisphere share strong values [video]

Leaders of the Western Hemisphere's countries will gather in Lima, Peru, April 13–14 for the eighth Summit of the Americas. Check out this video to learn about our shared values.
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Venezuelan youth march for humanitarian aid

Venezuelans are in desperate need of humanitarian aid being held at the Colombian border by cronies of former dictator Nicolás Maduro.

On gender equality, dads make a difference

How will you observe International Women's Day on March 8? Start by noticing where women's voices are absent and speak up for gender parity.
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A declaration of religious freedom [video]

In this video, survivors of religious persecution read highlights of a new declaration supporting religious freedom, which was released at a State Department conference.