Latest United States Department of State Stories

2010-05-21 11:55:00

Study looks at 5-year history of creating and implementing the State Department's use of Wikipedia-like knowledge and platform.

2010-03-16 06:35:00

The US State Department launched a website on Monday where people from around the world can leave their views on global issues and US-foreign policy.

2009-07-18 08:24:58

Robert Hormats, a vice chairman of investment bank Goldman Sachs, has been tapped for a key U.S.

2009-04-29 06:00:00

CHICAGO, April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by DePaul University: WHO: The International Human Rights Law Institute (IHRLI) at DePaul University will host Ambassador John E. Herbst, coordinator for reconstruction and stabilization, for the U.S.

2008-12-02 09:03:00

Company to Provide Support for Real-time Services for the Operation, Maintenance,and Development of IT Systems ARLINGTON, Va., Dec.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.