Stung by criticism that his deal to avert threatened Mexican tariffs mostly ramps up existing border efforts, President Donald Trump is insisting there's more to it than meets the eye. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the agreement "reflects diplomacy…
By Jill Colvin, Maria Verza, Associated Press
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo testified Wednesday on Capitol Hill about the plan to cut his agency's budget by 23 percent.
By Associated Press
Heather Nauert, picked by President Donald Trump to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations but never officially nominated, has withdrawn from consideration, the State Department said.
By Matthew Lee, Associated Press
The State Department says it's taking the step for security reasons and that the embassy in Caracas will stay open.
By Associated Press
By Matthew Lee, Catherine Lucey, Jill Colvin, Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
The State Department on Thursday instructed all U.S. diplomats in Washington and elsewhere to return to work next week with pay, saying it had found money for their salaries at least temporarily despite the ongoing government shutdown.
By Jennifer Kay, Lauran Neergaard, Associated Press
Earlier this year, a team of doctors at the University of Pennsylvania who also examined many of these patients, but months later, reported they suffered concussion-like brain damage, despite no blow to the head.
By Maria Danilova, Associated Press
The State Department said in a statement that Russia has failed to meet a 90-day deadline that fell on Tuesday to comply with a 1991 U.S. law on preventing the use of chemical weapons.
By Susannah George, Associated Press
During the 2018 fiscal year, 546 diplomats enrolled in the Foreign Service Institute's introductory class. The previous year's enrollment was 473.
By Lolita Baldor, Associated Press
The killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi “undermines regional stability” and the U.S. State Department plans to take further action in response to the killing, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Saturday.
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