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  • Secretary John Kerry (AP Images)

    The United States strongly condemns ISIL’s despicable murder of an innocent Japanese citizen, Haruna Yukawa. America has known this pain and horror ourselves, and we stand with Japan not just in sadness, but in solidarity and strength.

  • SOTU (AP Photos)

    Remarks of President Barack Obama State of the Union Address

  • 2015 Youth Ambassadors (Photo: U.S. Embassy)

    The 50 2015 Youth Ambassadors depart to the U.S. for three weeks.

  • Editorial cartoon on U.S. politics (Kevin “KAL” Kallaugher/The Economist)

    Satire is intended to provoke thought — even dissent. That’s why it must be protected.

  • 100k Strong en the Americas

    The competition for the 6th round of Innovation Grant Funding will open on 15 January. Click on the image for more information.


  • U.S.-United Kingdom Cybersecurity Cooperation

    President Obama and Prime Minister Cameron have both made clear that domestic cybersecurity requires cooperation between governments and the private sector. Both leaders additionally recognized that the inherently international nature of cyber threats requires that governments around the world work together to confront those threats.  

  • What You Need to Know About President Obama’s New Steps on Cybersecurity

    President Obama is using the week before his State of the Union to highlight the importance of cybersecurity and to outline the steps this Administration is taking to tackle this problem head-on. As many companies and government agencies know far too well, the cyber threat is only increasing in breadth, pace, sophistication, and impact.  

  • Remarks by the President on Promoting Community Broadband

    Today, I’m in Cedar Falls to talk about how we can give more communities access to faster, cheaper broadband so they can succeed in the digital economy. And I’m not telling you anything you don’t already know -- today, high-speed broadband is not a luxury, it’s a necessity.  

  • Broadband That Works: Promoting Competition & Local Choice In Next-Generation Connectivity

    Last November, the President outlined his plan to keep the Internet open to new competition and innovation by safeguarding net neutrality — which will help ensure no one company can act as a gatekeeper to digital content. But there is more work to do so that every American has access to a free and open internet. This is particularly true in areas where broadband competition is lacking, resulting in high prices and slow service. 

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