Although Americans won't elect a president in the 2018 midterm elections, their choices will have a big effect on the country's direction.
Learn more about the 17 extraordinary Americans who received the Presidential Medal of Freedom during a White House ceremony.
Before nominees for Cabinet positions can start work, they have one important hurdle to clear: the Senate confirmation process.
Learn about some landmark events that led to the Americans with Disabilities Act, which protects from discrimination in all areas of life.
When a U.S. police officer is involved in a deadly incident, departments - often with civilian oversight - investigate to decide next steps.
Learn why Americans and millions around the world celebrate LGBTI pride during the month of June.
A strong democracy encourages a free press — one that keeps the public informed, enables a diversity of voices, and holds leaders accountable.
Around the United States, numerous memorials — some famous, some obscure — honor those people who served as U.S. president.
The National Prayer Breakfast brings together religious, business and political leaders and has been attended by every president since Eisenhower in 1953.