The US State Department has yet to use tens of millions of dollars in funding lawmakers allocated to counter Russian misinformation and propaganda, even as intelligence chiefs have warned that Russia is actively targeting the 2018 midterm elections.
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice praised current Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in an interview that aired Sunday on CNN, saying it is "exceedingly difficult" to do his job when he doesn't know when President Donald Trump will tweet policy.
The US State Department's top diplomat in charge of North Korea policy is retiring at the end of the week.
The Trump administration will move its US Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in May, the State Department announced Friday, coinciding with Israel's 70th anniversary.
State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert struggled to describe specific steps the State Department and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson are taking to end the violence in Syria at the agency's briefing on Thursday, exclaiming, "I don't know what some of you expect us to do," while arguing that the administration is "fully engaged."
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met for more than three and a half hours of tough discussions with Turkish leaders in an attempt to ease increasing tensions with a key NATO ally -- but without a translator or policy aides.
The U.S. administration is considering choking off Venezuela's last remaining and rapidly dwindling source of income: crude oil exports.
The tabled nomination of a widely-respected diplomat is bringing renewed focus to divisions inside the Trump administration over how tough the US should be in positioning against North Korea with nuclear tests expected to resume after the upcoming Olympics.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson celebrates one year in office on Thursday -- a modest achievement by some standards, but one his critics had dismissed as unreachable just months ago.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Tuesday that the United States "remains as concerned today as at the outset" of the ongoing eight-month dispute between Qatar and other Gulf state nations.
Key Democratic lawmakers are calling on the State Department's watchdog to conduct an "immediate review" of personnel practices after a number of employees told CNN they were unlawfully targeted for political reasons due to their work under the last administration.
A growing number of State Department employees are charging they are being put in career purgatory because of their previous work on policy priorities associated with President Barack Obama and in offices the Trump administration is interested in closing.
Three of President Donald Trump's Cabinet secretaries on Friday downplayed the news that the president attempted to fire special counsel Robert Mueller last year.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called out Russia on Tuesday for its failure to hold the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad accountable for using chemical weapons against his people.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has expressed "concern" about Turkey's offensive against Kurdish militia in northern Syria, urging restraint but stopping short of demanding an end to the operation.
The Trump administration has settled on a location for the new U.S. embassy in Jerusalem and plans to move into the facility by 2019, two senior administration officials tell CNN.
The United States must remain both diplomatically and militarily engaged in Syria to protect its own national security interests, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday.
The United States will move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem by the end of the year, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday.
The US Air Force has deployed six nuclear-capable B-52 Stratofortress bombers to Guam, according to US Pacific Air Forces, adding more firepower to the region just hours after North Korean state media mocked President Donald Trump's tweet referencing the size of his nuclear button as the "spasm of a lunatic."
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and allies said that the world community must continue to pressure North Korea to change its behavior, warning against complacency as North and South Korea engage in talks.
President Donald Trump, coming off a week of heightened scrutiny over his mental health, sought to put the topic to rest on Saturday by declaring himself extraordinarily intelligent and undeniably right in the head.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has never questioned President Donald Trump's "mental fitness" and intends to remain at his post for the entire year, the top US diplomat told CNN in an exclusive interview.
Suggesting reports of his political death have been greatly exaggerated, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told CNN on Friday that he plans to remain in his position through 2018.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the U.S. and Russia have a "poor relationship," a declaration made in a year-end New York Times op-ed.