Censoring the internet censors free speech. Political dissent, strong language and even offensive speech are part of a strong democracy.
The civil rights movement may be an American story, but it continues to inspire democracy around the world. “We may be diplomats, but we should...
The 2016 presidential election could hinge on whether young Americans show up to vote. Millennials already are making an impact through social media.
Journalists hope to make politicians more accountable and create a more transparent government by fact checking the statements politicians make.
The re-opening of the U.S. and Cuban embassies and resumption of normal ties on July 20 marks "a day for removing barriers," Secretary Kerry says.
The United States has called on the Russian government to conduct a prompt investigation into the murder of Boris Nemtsov, the Russian opposition leader shot...
Volunteering on a presidential campaign means long hours and tedious work at no pay. But thousands are donating their time and effort. Find out why.
Some U.S. states have relaxed their election rules on absentee voting, voting early or, in some cases, even allowing voting over the Internet.
September 15 is the International Day of Democracy, a day to honor the values of freedom, respect for human rights, and free and transparent elections.