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    U.S. Projects World Population on New Year’s Day
U.S. Projects World Population on New Year’s Day

The U.S. Census Bureau says the world will have 7,214,958,996 people on January 1, 2015.

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Biden with Central American Leaders in Guatemala

Vice President Biden speaks at a meeting with Central American leaders in Guatemala City, Guatemala.


USTR Froman on Worker Rights in Honduras

U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman expresses appreciation for the government of Honduras’ pledge to work closely with the United States to address se...


State’s Hormats at U.S.-China Internet Industry Forum in Beijing

“Collaboration with the private sector — both in China and the United States — will be critical to progress in each of these areas,” Under Secretary of Sta...


Pamphlets

2013-09-19

    PEPFAR: A Decade of Saving Lives
PEPFAR: A Decade of Saving Lives

The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief has put the promise of an AIDS-free generation within reach.

2013-09-18

    Marking 10 Years of PEPFAR’s Accomplishments
Marking 10 Years of PEPFAR’s Accomplishments

The director of the Fogarty International Center at the National Institutes of Health commemorates PEPFAR’s successes.

2013-07-25

    African Growth and Opportunity Act
African Growth and Opportunity Act

The African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), enacted in 2000, allows 39 eligible African countries to export most products duty free to the United State...

Publications

2014-06-27

    EJ|USA: Strategic Moves: Using Smart Sanctions in the 21st Century
EJ|USA: Strategic Moves: Using Smart Sanctions in the 21st Century

The U.S. uses sanctions to alter the behavior of bad actors and tries to minimize any harm to general populations. Learn how sanctions work. Plus internati...

2013-09-16

    EJ|USA: Required Reading. An Insider's Guide to Higher Ed
EJ|USA: Required Reading. An Insider's Guide to Higher Ed

The journey to a U.S. degree is filled with choices. Make smart ones.

2013-08-12

    EJ|USA: The Corporate Conscience
EJ|USA: The Corporate Conscience

Younger consumers and employees demand it. Companies get it. Tackling social issues is part of the bottom line.

Articles

2015-03-02

Senior Adviser Gonzalez on Biden’s Upcoming Trip to Guatemala

Senior Advisor to the Vice President for Western Hemisphere Affairs Juan Gonzalez previews Vice President Biden’s trip to Guatemala March 2-3.

2015-02-20

    USAID's Shah: Reflections on 5 Years of U.S. Development Aid
USAID's Shah: Reflections on 5 Years of U.S. Development Aid

Rajiv Shah reflects on U.S. development assistance during his time as administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development and shares five partin...

2015-02-12

    Massive Global Effort Created Anti-Ebola Success, Obama Says
Massive Global Effort Created Anti-Ebola Success, Obama Says

The American and partner-nation fight against the Ebola virus in West Africa has cut cases of the disease by 80 percent. But the battle won’t be over until...

Photo Galleries

2012-07-19

    America’s Agricultural Researchers
America’s Agricultural Researchers

Land-grant universities and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, both founded in 1862, work in communities to put agriculture research into action, to impr...

2012-06-07

    AGOA Helps Build Economic Growth
AGOA Helps Build Economic Growth

AGOA is helping to grow economies in sub-Saharan Africa. Take a look at some images demonstrating the impact.

Videos

2014-10-07

YALI: Big Topic Video on Trade and Economic Development

Learn more about how young Africans would address some of the big challenges facing Africa. Do you agree with them? What are your ideas on this topic?

2014-10-07

YALI: Applications for the 2015 Mandela Washington Fellowship

Learn more about the Young African Leaders Initiative and how to apply for the 2015 Mandela Washington Fellowship.

2014-10-06

Dreams for Africa

In July 2014, 500 extraordinary young entrepreneurs, public servants and civic activists from across Africa came together for the Mandela Washington Fellow...