Washington, DC - Today, the White House released a new capstone report with updates about projects launched and local progress made in response to the Administration’s Rethink Discipline efforts. Rethink Discipline was launched as part of President Barack Obama’s My Brothers’ Keeper initiative and aims to support all students and promote a welcome and safe climate in schools.

Washington, DC - Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs Charles H. Rivkin will travel to Doha, Qatar; and Riyadh and Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, December 11–16.

Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs is pleased to announce the six winners for the 2016 Secretary of State’s Award for Corporate Excellence (ACE). The winners will be presented with the award at the annual ACE ceremony on January 5, 2017, at 10:30 a.m. EST at the State Department.

Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "I join all Americans in mourning the loss of my Senate colleague and good friend John Glenn – a steadfast voice of patriotism and one of our greatest Americans.

Yuma, Arizona - America’s bridges need work.

So do some of the nation’s buildings - both old and new - that were designed to avoid collapsing during an earthquake or other major catastrophe, but aren’t quite up to the task of remaining inhabitable after disaster strikes.