Four African-American women who were instrumental in launching the U.S. space program are getting the highest civilian honor bestowed by the U.S. Congress.
As the world celebrates the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, here are some notable quotes about freedom from the past and today to share.
In 1987, President Reagan called upon Soviet General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev to tear down the wall dividing Germany and Europe.
Veterans Day is a November federal holiday in the United States that celebrates those who have served in the armed forces.
Learn about the heroes of the State Department who risked their lives to establish diplomacy during World War I — and how their legacy lives on.
The Berlin Wall stood as a symbol of the political and economic divisions splitting not only the city and Germany but also Europe itself.
In 2020, a new memorial will honor the stories and sacrifices of Native American soldiers and their families from across the United States.
Two U.S. female astronauts made history walking on the International Space Station without a male crewmate.
The United States is a country of many religions, a diversity that enriches society. Explore the story of religion in America in this gallery of images.