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.
The United States has a new top doctor. Dr. Jerome M. Adams, the new U.S. surgeon general, says a top priority is tackling America's opioid epidemic.
Two shareable quotes from President Trump's trip to Houston after Hurricane Harvey devastated southeast Texas.
Good foreign relations are vital for every country. Learn about America's first ambassador, Benjamin Franklin, and how someone becomes an ambassador.
What do Nelson Mandela, George Washington and Roman consul Cincinnatus have in common? Each walked away from political power.
The president brought technology leaders from major companies like Apple and Amazon to the White House for the launch of the American Technology Council.
Rather than shame corrupt officials, the Integrity Idol TV contest honors the most honest officials and treats them like rock stars.
Busy pedestrian malls in Guatemala City have bicycle police patrolling the streets. They are part of an initiative to improve community-police relations.
On October 3, 1913, President Wilson signed a law establishing the national income tax. Income taxes remain a vital source of federal revenue.