Antony Blinken says his vision of America is steeped in his relatives' past as refugees. Learn more about the new nominee for secretary of state.
Joe Biden’s inauguration, scaled back to avoid the spread of COVID-19, will include some time-honored features and creative re-imaginings of past events.
Joseph R. Biden Jr. will be sworn in as America's 46th president on January 20. Learn more about his experience and what he hopes to achieve in office.
As U.S. vice president, Kamala Harris will be President Biden's closest adviser. Learn how her background helped transform her into a champion of justice.
The 11-week transition period between administrations allows new presidents to prepare and provides time for the Electoral College process.
The Amistad case helped dozens of Africans escape slavery and forced America to live up to its founding ideals. Read more about it here.
NASA announced 18 astronauts who will join the Artemis program, which aims to bring the first woman and next man to the moon by 2024.
The United States champions diversity among members of its diplomatic corps to have a full representation of American life abroad.
Learn how the Emancipation Proclamation paved the way for abolishing slavery and why President Lincoln considered it his finest achievement.