America's 50 states are known as “laboratories of democracy” because they try policy ideas often adopted elsewhere. This is part of a series on federalism.
Learn more about the federal government in the United States. This article is part of a three-part series on how federalism works in America.
Learn what the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention does to help keep people healthy around the world, especially in light of a new coronavirus.
If you think you are sick with the 2019 novel coronavirus, there are several things you should do to protect yourself and neighbors.
The 11 people invited to President Trump's third State of the Union address include a 2-year-old survivor, an Army veteran and a Border Patrol official.
Millions of people around the world are expected to watch President Trump’s State of the Union address. Learn why that speech gets attention every year.
Political polls provide a snapshot of how the electorate might vote at a particular moment in time. Learn the basics of polling.
Protecting intellectual property rights and making sure that innovators are paid what they deserve are a U.S. priority. Download this free poster.
Voters in states across the U.S. choose their candidate for presidential nominee in several different ways. Learn about U.S. presidential primaries.