These diplomats keep ties to home
Each May, the State Department honors U.S. diplomats for their work in more than 190 countries. Their work is shaped by where they grew up.
First Cities Summit of the Americas taps potential of local leaders
The first Cities Summit of the Americas will convene local and regional representatives to address issues from climate to migration.
Biden pledges continued support for democratic renewal
The United States is increasing efforts with international partners to support democratic renewal around the world.
In the U.S., democracy begins in the classroom
American students are participating in the democratic process, from choosing classroom leaders to creating change in their communities.
Is your money safe?
Multiple U.S. institutions help keep people's money safe. Learn the different ways Americans know their bank deposits and other investments are protected.
Why democracy improves a country’s economy
The United States is co-hosting the second Summit for Democracy at the end of March. Learn more about some of democracy's benefits.
Special kinship: U.S., Bangladesh and Kennedy family
The late U.S. Senator Edward M. Kennedy was an outspoken supporter of Bangladesh’s 1971 liberation movement. Family ties continue today.
The president’s State of the Union speech: Why it matters
Millions of people around the world are expected to watch President Biden's State of the Union address. Learn why the speech gets attention.
Honoring courageous anti-corruption champions
Corruption hollows out economies and erodes public trust. Meet some of the brave men and women tackling this challenge.