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.
Diplomats aren't just white men in pin-striped suits anymore. African Americans challenged that idea, leading to a more diverse, agile U.S. Foreign Service.
Free and independent journalism helps advance democratic societies. Learn more about how the United States protects press freedom.
Learn more about Ella Fitzgerald, Toni Morrison, Rita Dove, Simone Leigh and Amy Sherald's lives and monumental cultural achievements here.
Valentine's Day celebrates love, but it was once illegal for interracial couples to marry in certain U.S. states. The Lovings helped eliminate those laws.
History often transforms presidents into mythical figures, but U.S. presidential libraries help us understand these leaders and the eras they shaped.
The United States is expanding its refugee assistance program. Learn how President Biden is advancing America's tradition of accepting those in need.
The U.S. is upgrading its GPS network with stronger satellites. GPS enables location tracking for planes, phones and critical infrastructure.