Washington, DC - Whether you are sitting on the beach, stuck at the airport, or cuddled up next to the fire this winter, these 18 books can help satisfy your mind, soul, and stomach.

Washington, DC - The Department of State’s Office of Art in Embassies (AIE) is pleased to announce its partnership with distinguished American artist Jenny Holzer on a collaborative sculptural project to be featured at the new U.S. Embassy in London, scheduled to open in 2017.

Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "On this day, International Anticorruption Day, the United States reiterates its commitment to working with its partners to combat the scourge of corruption.

West Lafayette, Indiana - The Soviet Union’s early interest and competitiveness in the space race is something today’s space exploration enthusiasts, private companies and organizations can learn from, says a Purdue University historian.

Washington, DC - More than 400 Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistants (FLTAs) from over 50 countries will gather for a workshop in Washington, D.C., December 11-13, to explore ways to increase English language globally.

Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: Thank you very much, Myron, and I accept the nomination. (Laughter.) I am happy to be here with all of you. It’s got to be hard walking around with everybody calling you brilliant, don’t you think? (Laughter.) Not a bad way to go.