She's more than just President Obama's wife and Sasha and Malia's mom. These little-known facts about first lady Michelle Obama may surprise you.
Alix Schoelcher Idrache, an immigrant from Haiti, graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and soon became an online sensation.
The three branches of the U.S. government get together each year to hear the president give the State of the Union address. Who comes and where do they sit?
Many words in American English are borrowed from Native American languages. Learn the origins of words commonly used for all sorts of things and places.
Air Force One is among the most recognizable symbols of the American presidency. Find out what it's like to ride in the flying White House.
Americans — and the world — might feel they know almost everything about the president. But here are five facts that might surprise you.
Censoring the internet censors free speech. Political dissent, strong language and even offensive speech are part of a strong democracy.
The week of July 17 is “Made in America Week” at the White House. This free poster, available for printing, highlights U.S. products and landmarks.
What do the flags on the U.S. Capitol mean at the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump? Click here to learn the symbolism behind each of the flags.