Creating the U.S. budget is a long process that begins with the president’s plan. The two branches of Congress wrangle over it. Everyone has to agree.
Girls and young women account for 74 percent of new HIV infections among adolescents in sub-Saharan Africa. The DREAMS initiative is reducing that number.
President-elect Donald Trump faces many decisions, but few are so daunting as selecting the men and women who will fill his administration.
On October 3, 1913, President Wilson signed a law establishing the national income tax. Income taxes remain a vital source of federal revenue.
When female candidates run, they win, but many need to be reassured that they can have a work-life balance.
American media and political pundits are fond of predicting a contested political convention. For Republicans in 2016, it just might happen.
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley explains the U.S. veto of a resolution on refraining from establishing diplomatic missions in Jerusalem.
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.
Innovators in medicine, agriculture and sanitation are among the recipients of the 2018 Patents for Humanity Award, presented by the U.S. government.