Election Day in the U.S. will give voters the chance to select local as well as national officials and perhaps weigh in on issues that affect their lives.
U.S. presidential candidates have to win states to become president. Some states' choices are obvious, but others, the swing states, could go either way.
The State Department official will work to counter the deteriorating human rights and increasing repression of the Tibetan community.
Being asked by the president to represent America as ambassador to another nation is the job and honor of a lifetime. Learn how one becomes an ambassador.
The U.S. and its partners are backing a free and open Indo-Pacific, while the Chinese Communist Party bullies its neighbors in the region.
The role of the U.S. vice president was the butt of jokes in earlier times, but the job has evolved to bestow more power and carry more importance.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died at the age of 87, was honored with events at the U.S. Supreme Court and the U.S. Capitol.
Learn how the U.S. calculates its jobless numbers, and why policymakers and job seekers alike depend on timely, transparent economic data.
Public defenders back criminal defendants in the U.S. who can't afford a private attorney and are at risk of going to prison. Learn how they came to be.