Watch a live broadcast of today's Daily Press Briefing with Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf, scheduled to start at approximately 2:00 p.m. EDT.
The United States is working with the World Health Organization and other international partners to help West African governments respond to and contain the outbreak of the Ebola virus as quickly as possible. Fact Sheet»
Secretary Kerry (Aug. 20): "James Foley went to the darkest of places to shine the light of truth. Nothing could stop him from sharing with the world the reality of what was happening on the front lines in Iraq and Afghanistan, or the struggle against a brutal dictator in Libya..." Full Text»
Deputy Spokesperson Harf (Aug. 19): "We are carefully monitoring the demonstrations in Islamabad. We urge all sides to refrain from violence, exercise restraint, and respect the rule of law." Full Text»
This week, 26 Iraqi high school students and their mentors are in Washington, DC, to conclude a four-week exchange program in the United States on civic education, leadership development, respect for diversity, and community engagement. More»
Aug. 19: The State Department has designated Mujahidin Shura Council in the Environs of Jerusalem (MSC), Abu Mohammed al-Adnani and Said Arif as Specially Designated Global Terrorists under Executive Order 13224.