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    Supreme Court Decision on Marriage Equality

    26 June 2015 - Obama "And this ruling is a victory for America. This decision affirms what millions of Americans already believe in their hearts: When all Americans are treated as equal we are all more free."

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  • The theme for the USA Pavilion at the Expo Milano 2015 is American Food 2.0: United to Feed the Planet.

    USA at Expo Milano 2015

    06 May 2015 - The USA Pavilion at Expo Milano 2015 showcases the U.S. as an innovator, not only in the food sector, but also in many aspects of culture, science and business.

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  • Secretary Kerry said countries that do not have good human rights practices cannot fulfill their potential. (AP Images)

    Country Reports on Human Rights Practices 2014

    Speaking at the release of the Country Reports on Human Rights Practices 2014 Secretary Kerry said countries that do not have good human rights practices cannot fulfill their potential.

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  • First Lady Michelle Obama addresses students at Mulberry School for Girls, London, Tuesday, 16 June 2015 (U.S. Embassy London)

    "Throw the School Gates Open to Girls Everywhere"

    15 June 2015 - FLOTUS: "This week I will join PM Cameron in London [and] announce a series of new partnerships between the US and the UK to educate adolescent girls in developing countries around the world"

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  • The White House released a report detailing the National Security implications of a changing climate.

    U.S. National Security and Climate Change

    20 May 2015 - The White House released a new report on the national security implications of climate change and how the Federal Government is rising to the challenge.

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    National Teacher of the Year 2015

    28 April 2015 - The National Teacher of the Year (NTOY) Program began in 1952 and continues as the oldest, most prestigious national honors program that focuses public attention on excellence in teaching. Each April, the NTOY is introduced to the American people by the President of the United States.  Read the full post »

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    Preparing for the 2015 U.S. Tax Filing Season

    06 February - ALL U.S. citizens and resident aliens must file a U.S. individual income tax return, even if they permanently live outside the United States and may not owe any tax because of income exclusion or tax credit. The due date for filing is April 15th, 2015.  Read more... »

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    Worldwide Caution from the Bureau of Consular Affairs

    09 January 2015 - The Department of State is updating the Worldwide Caution to provide information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world. Recent terrorist attacks, whether by those affiliated with terrorist entities, copycats, or individual perpetrators, serve as a reminder that U.S. citizens need to maintain a high level of vigilance and take appropriate steps to increase their security awareness.  Full text on »

  • Benjamin Banneker from the Brookhaven laboratory
    Benjamin Banneker

    Known as the first African-American man of science, was born in 1731 in Ellicott's Mills, Md. In 1773 he began making astronomical calculations for almanacs, and in the spring of 1789 he accurately predicted a solar eclipse; that same year, he was the first African-American appointed to the President's Capital Commission.  Read more »

  • Ambassador Barzun explains how American citizens can obtain an emergency US passport in this youtube video
    How to get an Emergency Passport

    Need a U.S. passport for immediate travel? Ambassador Matthew Barzun tells you how to make this happen. For emergency passport appointments please go to  Watch on Youtube »

  • Youtube video featuring  J1 Exchange visa applicants at the US Embassy in London
    How to Travel on a Work Exchange Program

    Does casual work in the USA feature in your plans? Hear from some of the people who will be sending their summer working and traveling in the U.S. through the exchange visitor (J-1) program. The Program provides countless opportunities for those looking to travel, work, and gain experience in the U.S. ranging from a few weeks to several years, then visit to research the countless opportunities and sponsors available.  Watch on Youtub »

  • USA College Day 2013 and the UK Fulbright Commission
    USA College Day 2013

    20 September 2013 - The largest U.S. university fair in the UK. At College Day students will have the opportunity to speak with over 150 exhibitors representing U.S. universities and educational service providers.   Read more »


6th Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2015

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