Pamela M. Prah
Becoming a U.S. citizen on July 4
Immigrants from around the world will be sworn in as naturalized U.S. citizens just as the United States celebrates its birthday on the Fourth of July.
Rare antelopes return to Africa
Earth Day is April 22. Celebrate a success story and learn about the reintroduction of the oryx to the wild.
Bye-bye, Bao Bao [video]
Washington is saying its farewells to Bao Bao, the beloved giant panda that leaves the National Zoo and heads to China on February 21.
Tillerson travels to Germany in first official trip
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived in Bonn, Germany, February 15 in his first overseas trip as America’s chief diplomat.
Daughter of South Asian immigrants becomes U.N. ambassador
Former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley will serve as the new U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.
Donald Trump: America’s new president
Donald J. Trump was sworn in January 20 as the 45th president. He is a businessman who promised to help Americans improve their standard of living.
Fun facts about past presidential inaugurations
Incoming presidents have celebrated their inaugurations in novel ways, starting with George Washington dancing the minuet after his.
What you didn’t know about Senate confirmations
There’s more to Senate confirmations than just the hearings. Discover some notable moments in U.S. Senate confirmation history.
How quickly do presidents make key appointments?
President-elect Donald Trump faces many decisions, but few are so daunting as selecting the men and women who will fill his administration.