While many countries punish citizens for expressing their views, the United States protects freedom of speech as vital to democracy.
As the Peace Corps celebrates six decades of volunteerism this year, take a look back at some of its work and learn more about its history.
Learn about Dr. Patricia Bath, Dr. Dorothy Brown and Dr. Mae Jemison's contributions to STEM fields and their groundbreaking work.
The 117th U.S. Congress broke a number of records, with more women and minorities representing districts and states around the country.
See the many ways that the U.S. government, businesses and private citizens are fighting the COVID-19 pandemic around the world.
As a part of the U.S. Coast Guard's Operation Southern Cross, the USCGC Stone is making its first patrol in the South Atlantic to combat illegal fishing.
In the United States, freedom of speech extends beyond spoken words. See the many forms of expression that are protected by the U.S. Constitution.
Venture capitalists in the United States are backing startups outside of traditional hubs like Silicon Valley. Learn more about American innovation.
Free and independent journalism helps advance democratic societies. Learn more about how the United States protects press freedom.