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These iconic products are made in America with pride

The "Made in America" label means top quality and craftsmanship. Learn more about some of the U.S. products popular at home and abroad.
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Rumi Spice: A U.S. business helping Afghanistan through trade

Three U.S. Army veterans are creating jobs in Afghanistan through their saffron-importing company, called Rumi Spice.
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Q&A on the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

Find out more about the exciting YLAI program to help young leaders in the Western Hemisphere build brighter futures for themselves and their communities.
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What’s the big deal about the South by Southwest festival in...

Movie stars, tech moguls and music artists are converging in Austin, Texas, as part of the 2017 South by Southwest (SXSW) Conference and Festivals.
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Diaspora Voices

On March 8 the State Department will host #DiasporaVoices, a live-streamed interactive video webchat for diaspora communities.
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Canada’s Trudeau, Ivanka Trump encourage businesswomen

President Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the Canada-United States Council for Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs.
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Entrepreneurs see future in flying cars

Have you ever dreamed of soaring above traffic congestion in a flying car? Inventors might make that dream a reality — and sooner than you think.
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Startup 101: After you start, what comes next?

For any startup, a great business plan and targeting the right market are essential. But then comes the hard part of running the fledgling enterprise.
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Immigrants find success in Silicon Valley’s venture capital industry [video]

See how newcomers to America found success with venture capital in Silicon Valley's competitive technology industry.