Washington, DC - On any given day, there are over 400,000 children in our nation’s foster care system with over 100,000 waiting to be adopted.

Washington, DC - The Department of State’s Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) announces the final shortlist of design teams for the worldwide Architecture/Engineering (A/E) Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Support Services solicitation.

Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry will announce and present the 16th Awards for Corporate Excellence (ACE) at 9:15 a.m. on December 9 in the Benjamin Franklin Diplomatic Reception Room at the U.S. Department of State.

Washington, DC - On the morning of December 7, 1941, Japanese planes thundered over Hawaii, dropping bombs in an unprovoked act of war against the United States.The attack claimed the lives of more than 2,400 Americans.It nearly destroyed our Pacific Fleet, but it could not shake our resolve.While battleships smoldered in the harbor, patriots from across our country enlisted in our Armed Forces, volunteering to take up the fight for freedom and security for which their brothers and sisters made the ultimate sacrifice.

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii - Veterans, service members, families and guests commemorated Pearl Harbor Day with multiple ceremonies at Ford Island and Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, December 7.

Washington, DC - This afternoon, Vice President Biden hosted newly elected governors from Alaska, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, and Texas for a working lunch at the White House.