The United States and a growing number of nations are condemning the military coup in Burma and supporting the rights of peaceful protesters.
The United States is committed to working with partners and allies to support democratic values and tackle global challenges.
In the United States, freedom of speech extends beyond spoken words. See the many forms of expression that are protected by the U.S. Constitution.
Free and independent journalism helps advance democratic societies. Learn more about how the United States protects press freedom.
Learn more about what the U.S. sanctions on Venezuelan entities close to the illegitimate Maduro regime actually do and why they matter.
See images of the 59th inauguration, at which Joseph R. Biden and Kamala D. Harris became the new president and vice president of the United States.
Executive orders, issued to help the executive branch carry out its duties, have the force of law. They can be struck down by the courts or overwritten.
Joseph R. Biden took the oath of office at the U.S. Capitol on January 20 to become the 46th president of the United States.
In the U.S., dozens of schools are named after civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. Learn how three of them embody his teachings all year.