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2014-10-30

    U.S. Food and Drug Agency Part of Global Response on Ebola
U.S. Food and Drug Agency Part of Global Response on Ebola

U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret Hamburg details the extraordinary efforts underway by her agency to develop Ebola diagnostics and a...

2014-10-30

    U.S. Innovators to Share Skills at Global Entrepreneurship Summit
U.S. Innovators to Share Skills at Global Entrepreneurship Summit

A contingent of U.S. innovators, led by Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker, will share their business know-how at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Moro...

2014-10-29

    Pentagon: Iraqi Forces Make Gains Against ISIL
Pentagon: Iraqi Forces Make Gains Against ISIL

Iraqi security forces have been making progress against ISIL terrorists inside Iraq, the Pentagon says.

2014-10-28

    Hagel Congratulates Ukraine’s New Defense Minister
Hagel Congratulates Ukraine’s New Defense Minister

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel speaks by phone with Colonel General Stepan Poltorak to congratulate him on his recent appointment as Ukraine’s defense minis...

2014-10-28

    Clean Energy Good for Climate and Wallets, EPA’s McCarthy Says
Clean Energy Good for Climate and Wallets, EPA’s McCarthy Says

Climate change is the most complex energy and environmental challenge the world has ever faced, Environmental Protection Agency chief Gina McCarthy says, b...

2014-10-28

    U.S. to Host 25th Session of U.S.-China Joint Trade Commission
U.S. to Host 25th Session of U.S.-China Joint Trade Commission

The United States announces that it will host a high-level Chinese government delegation in Chicago in December for the 25th session of the U.S.-China Join...

2014-10-28

    U.S. Commerce Secretary Stresses Entrepreneurship on Korea Visit
U.S. Commerce Secretary Stresses Entrepreneurship on Korea Visit

During a trade mission stop in Seoul, Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker and Korean President Park Geun-hye focus on encouraging innovation.

2014-10-27

    U.S. Indicts Two for Conspiracy to Sell Illegal Rhino Hunts
U.S. Indicts Two for Conspiracy to Sell Illegal Rhino Hunts

The owners of Out of Africa Adventurous Safaris are charged with conspiring to sell illegal rhinoceros hunts in South Africa, money laundering and secretly...

2014-10-26

    Parliamentary Elections Seen as Milestone for Ukrainian People
Parliamentary Elections Seen as Milestone for Ukrainian People

The United States congratulates the candidates and millions of voters in Ukraine who have campaigned, debated, and shared ideas about Ukraine’s future in t...

2014-10-24

    U.S. Funds Projects to Drive Innovation, Cut Cost of Solar Power
U.S. Funds Projects to Drive Innovation, Cut Cost of Solar Power

Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz announces more than $53 million for 40 research and development projects that aim to drive down the cost of solar energy and ...

2014-10-24

    U.S. Leading Efforts to Undermine ISIL’s Financing
U.S. Leading Efforts to Undermine ISIL’s Financing

U.S. Treasury Department official David Cohen describes U.S. and international efforts to undermine the financial strength of the Islamic State of Iraq and...

2014-10-24

    Hagel, New Iraqi Defense Minister Discuss Way Ahead Against ISIL
Hagel, New Iraqi Defense Minister Discuss Way Ahead Against ISIL

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel calls newly appointed Iraqi Defense Minister Khaled al-Obeidi to congratulate him on his position and assure support for the ...

2014-10-23

    Clinical Trials of Possible Ebola Vaccine Underway in U.S.
Clinical Trials of Possible Ebola Vaccine Underway in U.S.

U.S. researchers are conducting clinical trials near Washington to test the efficacy of a potential Ebola vaccine.

2014-10-22

    Japan, U.S. Focus on Increasing Women’s Economic Participation
Japan, U.S. Focus on Increasing Women’s Economic Participation

Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker joins U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy and women business leaders in Tokyo to discuss overcoming barriers to wom...

2014-10-22

    U.S. Looks to Improve Investment in Japanese Market
U.S. Looks to Improve Investment in Japanese Market

In Tokyo, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker meets with Japanese health care and energy sector representatives as part of a trade mission and addres...

2014-10-21

    Peru, U.S. Cooperate on Labor Rights Under Trade Pact
Peru, U.S. Cooperate on Labor Rights Under Trade Pact

Peru and the United States continue their work on the labor-related elements of the Peru–United States Trade Promotion Agreement at a meeting in Lima.

2014-10-20

    USAID's Shah: The Digital Development Opportunity
USAID's Shah: The Digital Development Opportunity

"New technologies and partnerships have created unprecedented opportunities to end extreme poverty and promote resilient, democratic societies," USAID Admi...

2014-10-20

    U.S. Special Envoy to Muslims on Importance of Giving Back
U.S. Special Envoy to Muslims on Importance of Giving Back

“Eid al-Adha reminds us that giving back is also about our personal relationships with each other and our common humanity,” says U.S. Special Representativ...

2014-10-17

    China Visit by U.S. Officials Highlights Trade, Competitiveness
China Visit by U.S. Officials Highlights Trade, Competitiveness

Top U.S. international trade officials conclude a four-day visit to Shanghai and Beijing.

2014-10-17

    U.S. Military’s Ebola Response Making Progress in Liberia
U.S. Military’s Ebola Response Making Progress in Liberia

The U.S. military response to the outbreak of Ebola in Liberia continues to progress, with facilities expected to be fully operational soon, a Pentagon spo...

2014-10-16

    Term Limits Under Threat in Africa, Says State’s Thomas-Greenfield
Term Limits Under Threat in Africa, Says State’s Thomas-Greenfield

“Respecting presidential term limits and constitutions as they are written is crucial for realizing the aspirations of an entire continent and strengthenin...

2014-10-16

    U.S. Increases Aid to West Africa, Urges Other Nations to Do More
U.S. Increases Aid to West Africa, Urges Other Nations to Do More

The United States increases its support to West African nations for fighting Ebola and urges other nations to step up their efforts to address this health ...

2014-10-15

    Obama: Fight Against ISIL Will Be ‘Long-Term Campaign’
Obama: Fight Against ISIL Will Be ‘Long-Term Campaign’

The fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists will be a “long-term campaign,” President Obama says.

2014-10-14

    Burma, U.S. Working Together on Labor Reform
Burma, U.S. Working Together on Labor Reform

U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman hosts a meeting to help build support for a joint U.S.-Burma initiative to improve labor conditions in Burma.

2014-10-14

    Japan, South Korea Will Host U.S. Trade Mission in October
Japan, South Korea Will Host U.S. Trade Mission in October

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker will lead 20 U.S. firms on a business-development mission to Japan and South Korea focused on the health care and...