There have been many attempts to bring peace to the Korean Peninsula. Here’s a brief timeline of U.S.-North Korea diplomatic relations.
Meet Elizabeth "Lizzie" Slater, a foreign service specialist who embodies the ethos of diplomacy through her tenacity and teamwork.
See how Americans pay tribute to the nearly 3,000 people who lost their lives in the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
Learn more about the past, present and future U.S. workforce — and what that means for economic prosperity around the world.
U.S. diplomacy is 230 years old this year. This poster, which carries the image of the first secretary of state, commemorates this long history.
Around the globe, the State Department makes the world safer and America stronger. Learn about its history and guiding principles.
For almost 70 years, Japan and the United States have been close allies, cooperating on many issues. Here's a timeline of the U.S.-Japan partnership.
On July 4, 1776, America's Founding Fathers signed the Declaration of Independence. Do you know about other events in U.S. history that fell on the Fourth?
Every year on July 4, communities across the U.S. gather to watch patriotic-themed fireworks in celebration of Independence Day.