United Nations

Donald Trump speaking at lectern in front of auditorium full of people (© AP Images)

Trump urges leaders to stand up for sovereign values

President Trump made his first speech to the U.N. General Assembly, urging nations to work together so all can be sovereign, prosperous and secure.
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Shareable photos of President Trump at the U.N. General Assembly

Here are shareable photos of President Trump at the 72nd United Nations General Assembly, where he committed to the U.N.'s original pillars of peace.
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.
Rex Tillerson, President Trump and Nikki Haley standing together (© AP Images)

U.S. leadership at the United Nations [video]

As one of the United Nations' founding members, the United States is fully committed to making the U.N. stronger and more effective.
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U.N. approves tougher North Korea sanctions

The United Nations Security Council voted unanimously to add sanctions against North Korea in response to its continued nuclear weapons program.
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Combating illiteracy one child at a time

Increased literacy rates create safer, healthier and more prosperous communities. See what the world is doing September 8 on International Literacy Day.
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New U.S. youth observer to the U.N. to engage millennials in...

Munira Khalif will spend the next year as the U.S. youth observer to the U.N., showing millennials that their voices count on the international stage.
Rex Tillerson speaking into a microphone while seated (© AP Images)

Shareable photos: U.S. officials on North Korea sanctions

Here are photos with quotes from U.S. officials on the strengthened sanctions against North Korea in response to the regime's illicit missile tests.
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Wonder Woman smashes box-office records and gender stereotypes

The Wonder Woman movie, directed by American Patty Jenkins and starring Israeli Gal Gadot, is bringing attention to women's roles in Hollywood and beyond.