(NEW YORK) -- Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Thursday called on the United Nations to send a clear message to Russia's Vladimir Putin demanding an end to his "reckless nuclear threats." Blinken, addressing a U.N. Security Council meeting, said Putin has "doubled down" on... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- While WNBA star Brittney Griner's sentencing in Russia dominates headlines, members of Congress are urging the White House to do more to free yet another prominent figure -- Paul Rusesabagina, who inspired the acclaimed 2004 film "Hotel Rwanda." In a letter shared exclusively... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken met with the family of slain Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh on Tuesday amid renewed demands for justice. Blinken had previously spoken to Abu Akleh's relatives via telephone, but Tuesday was their first in-person meeting. The family... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- In the eyes of the Biden administration, China is a daunting rival and an ever-present risk to global security. But it's also a necessary partner for tackling some of the world's most pressing issues. During an address laying out the president's policy towards... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Secretary of State Antony Blinken tested positive for COVID-19 via a PCR test Wednesday afternoon, the State Department said. Blinken, who is vaccinated and boosted, is experiencing mild symptoms. Blinken, like President Joe Biden, was among those who attended the White House Correspondents' Dinner... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Speaking publicly about his visit to Ukraine for the first time since returning home, Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Tuesday asserted "the Ukrainians have won the battle for Kyiv," while calling for additional aid to help the country weather the war... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- In the quiet weekend morning hours Saturday, two of President Joe Biden's top advisers boarded their flights -- the start of a long journey shrouded in secrecy. It was a secret -- until Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy spilled just hours after they were... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- As Russian forces continue to advance across Ukraine, the U.S. is accusing the Kremlin of "starving" besieged Ukrainian cities, in the words of Secretary of State Antony Blinken, who on Monday appealed directly to Russian leader Vladimir Putin to "end the war,... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Wednesday joined Ukraine's ambassador to the U.S., Oksana Markarova, in a visit to a Ukrainian church in Washington, expressing vocal admiration for the Ukrainian people. Blinken called Markarova "our new star," in the wake of President Joe Biden's... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Secretary of State Antony Blinken, speaking at the State Department on Wednesday, confirmed the U.S. had delivered a written response to Moscow security demands as Russia amassed troops on its borders with Ukraine. "Today, Ambassador Sullivan delivered our written response in Moscow. All... Read More.