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  • U.S. Airmen Deliver Ebola Treatment Facility

    Langley Air Force Base, Virginia — Airmen from the U.S. Air Force’s 633rd Medical Group partnered with representatives from the U.S. Public Health Service on September 26 to deliver… 

  • President Obama's Message on Ebola

    Hello. I want to take a few moments to speak directly to you—the people of West Africa, especially in Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea and Nigeria... 

  • Kerry on U.S. Foreign Policy

    Thank you. Thank you very, very much. Thank you. Good morning. Thank you for an extraordinarily warm welcome, Charlotte. I am really honored to be here… 

  • Kerry, Mauritania President Aziz Before Meeting in Washington

    SECRETARY KERRY: Thank you, Mr. President. Good afternoon. My great pleasure to welcome the President of Mauritania, President Aziz. He’s just flown in this afternoon. We’re very happy… 

  • Kerry’s Letter on Trafficking in Persons Report 2014

    This is a vital and challenging time for all of us. The United States is engaged on countless active fronts on every continent across the globe — big, simultaneous confrontations... 

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  • From August 01, 2014 all visa applicants will be required to upload their own picture onto their visa application form (DS-160) following specific photo requirements. Remember that the background of the photo should be white. Please be advised that applicants who do not upload their pictures will be turned away and will have to reschedule another appointment using the online system. Applicants should also bring their own photo in case there is an issue with the uploaded picture. Thank you for your understanding. 

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English Access Microscholarship Program

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Female Education in Africa

  • Interview with MCC's Cassandra Butts In many rural regions in Africa, young girls and women lack access to schools or simply cannot afford to spare the time to receive an education because they must work to feed themselves and their families.

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