The United States Department of State (DOS), commonly referred to as the State Department, is a federal executive department responsible for carrying out U.S. foreign policy and international relations. Established in 1789 as the nation's first executive department, its duties include advising the U.S. President, administering the nation's diplomatic missions, negotiating treaties and agreements with foreign entities, and representing the U.S. at the United Nations.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke with Turkey's Foreign Minister on Saturday and expressed disappointment over the country's acquisition of the Russian S-400 missile system, the U.S. State.. Reuters - Published
The U.S. State Department said on Saturday it is concerned by reports of China's interference with oil and gas activities in the South China Sea, including Vietnam's long-standing exploration and.. Reuters - Published
After a pod of whales washed up on the shores of a Georgia beach, dozens of beachgoers helped push them back to deeper waters. Up to 50 pilot whales swam into the shallow waters surrounding St Simons..
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On Monday night Vice President Mike Pence confirmed a previously reported State Department ban on US embassies flying the rainbow flag. Some embassies asked to fly the rainbow flag to honor LGBTQ Pride..
According to a report by Reuters, on Thursday, US Vice President Mike Pence said that US-Mexico talks would continue on Thursday and reiterated President Donald Trump's stance that Mexico must increase..
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said U.S.-Mexico talks would continue on Thursday, and reiterated President Donald Trump's assessment that Mexico must do more to curb immigration at the border between..
Mexican and U.S. officials will head into a second day of talks that aim to avoid tariffs on Mexican goods. President Donald Trump says 'not enough' progress was made on ways to curb migration when the..
According to a report by Reuters, on Tuesday, when asked about recent North Korean missile launches, a US State Department spokeswoman said that Pyongyang's entire weapons of mass destruction program..
U.S. officials will speak to members of the Washington diplomatic corps on Friday about a new initiative to promote freedom of navigation and maritime security around the Strait of Hormuz, the State.. Reuters - Published
U.S. President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo are reviewing their options for responding to Turkey's recent purchase of the Russian S-400 air defense system, the State Department said.. Reuters - Published
Reporter turned public servant Glen Johnson talks about his time working beside former Secretary of State John Kerry, and his new book "Window Seat on the World," on this week’s episode of "The.. CBS News - Published