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  • Worldwide Caution from the U.S. Department of State
    Worldwide Caution from the Bureau of Consular Affairs

    10 October 2014 - The Department of State has updated this Worldwide Caution to update information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world. U.S. citizens are reminded to maintain a high level of vigilance and to take appropriate steps to increase their security awareness.  Full text on State.gov »

  • Artists impression of NASA's Maven in orbit around Mars (NASA)
    NASA’s Maven in Orbit Around Mars

    22 September 2014 - NASA’s newest Mars spacecraft has entered the orbit around the Red Planet after a 10-month journey. The Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) arrived in the orbit of Mars on Sunday 21st September 2014.   Read more »

  • US-UK Fulbright commisions
    USA College Day - the largest U.S. University Fair in the UK

    If you are considering undergraduate study in the US, USA College Day is not to be missed! At College Day you will have the opportunity to speak with over 170 exhibitors representing universities in the U.S. and educational service providers. This event is not to be missed by students, parents or advisors. Book your place now!  Register for USA College Day »

  • Our monthly Kids newsletter
    September Kids Newsletter

    10 September 2014 - Take a look at our latest edition of You and the U.S. – the second part of our National Park series. Also, try to complete our puzzles, trivia, and read some fun facts on the U.S.A.  Download the newsletter (PDF) »

  • US Ambassador Matthew Barzun
    Ambassador Barzun's Address to members of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly

    02 September 2014 - Ambassador Barzun addressed members of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly at the UK's Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO).  Read more »

  • Basketball logo
    FIBA Basketball World Cup

    28 August 2014 - The FIBA Basketball World Cup starting on 30 August in Spain has 24 countries competing including the U.S., who announced their team on Monday.  Read more »

  • 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 »

  • U.S. Cricketer
    Cricket in America

    22 July 2014 Did you know that the first ever international cricket match was held in the United States?   Read more »

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