The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame's first honorees gave birth to rock, rhythm and blues. New members soon will be announced.
First lady Melania Trump has transformed the White House into a winter wonderland with holiday decorations that celebrate the spirit of the season.
A century ago, corrupt political machines that made their leaders rich thrived in U.S. cities. But people came together to reform the system.
Girls and young women account for 74 percent of new HIV infections among adolescents in sub-Saharan Africa. The DREAMS initiative is reducing that number.
President George H.W. Bush has died, after a lifetime of serving his country and playing important roles on the world stage.
Innovators in medicine, agriculture and sanitation are among the recipients of the 2018 Patents for Humanity Award, presented by the U.S. government.
President Trump has added the names of "seven extraordinary Americans" to the list of recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
In the 13 years that Cristeta Comerford has served as White House executive chef, she has seen — and made — history along the way. Learn more about her.
The newest recipient of the Templeton Prize — for affirming life's spiritual side — is Jordan's King Abdullah II, for promoting interfaith harmony.