ROME — It took a day and half (and one timely tweet), but the United States found its rallying cry at the 2023 Ryder Cup as the event itself found its footing. And all of this happened because of … a hat. Rather, it happened because of the absence of one.  Midday Saturday, a report surfaced […]

New program gives access to First Officer jobs while candidates complete their military service  Military pilots don’t need an Airline Transport Pilot Certificate at the time of application but must complete all required flight training and certification prior to joining the airline  United hired over 4,000 new pilots in the last 24-months and expects to […]

Attachments By Muzaffar Chishti, Julia Gelatt, and Colleen Putzel-Kavanaugh The likely record number of asylum seekers and other migrants entering the United States after being apprehended at the southern border is placing an unprecedented financial strain on states and cities nationwide, even as local governments continue to recover from the economic toll resulting from the […]

According to the official poverty measure of the U.S. Census Bureau, 37.9 million people lived in poverty in 2022. Digging deeper into that statistic reveals important variations in income and poverty both over time and across demographic characteristics—and provides valuable insight on the causes and effects of poverty for our nation, our economy and our […]

The following is the text of a joint statement by the Governments of the United States of America and Bulgaria. Begin text: On September 25, 2023, the United States and Bulgaria held the second high-level Strategic Dialogue to discuss bilateral, regional, and global issues of priority importance for both countries.  The Dialogue aligned with the […]

Overview Africa will shape the future — not just the future of the African people, but of the world. Rooted in this recognition that Africa is a key geopolitical player, President Biden invited leaders from across the African continent to Washington, DC on December 13-15, 2022 for the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit. President Biden believes U.S. collaboration with […]

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today concluded his participation in the 78th Session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly (UNGA) high-level week, where he worked together with the international community to build a healthier, cleaner, and secure future. As the world marks the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights this year, […]

September 19, 2023 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 120 Years of Diplomatic Relations Between the United States and Bulgaria Matthew Miller, Department Spokesperson On September 19, 1903, John B. Jackson, Minister to Greece, Romania, and Serbia, presented his credentials to serve as the first U.S. Diplomatic Agent to Bulgaria – six years prior to Bulgaria’s proclamation of […]

15 September 2023 – Bangkok, Thailand: Championing the reduction of food loss and waste was the main call to action at the Model United Nations (MUN) Conference hosted at the FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific in Bangkok. Organized by the Meiji University of Japan together with Kasetsart University, the Srinakarinwirot University, and […]

Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield remarks at the UN Press Conference on UNGA Priorities Ambassador Linda Thomas-GreenfieldU.S. Representative to the United NationsNew York, New YorkSeptember 14, 2023 AS DELIVERED Thank you everyone for being here. Good morning. And, before I dive into all things UNGA, I want to provide a readout of my trip last week to […]

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