The role of the U.S. vice president was the butt of jokes in earlier times, but the job has evolved to bestow more power and carry more importance.
Hispanic Americans have contributed to every segment of U.S. society. Here are five whose talents have propelled them to the top of their fields.
On December 10, 1948, the United Nations ratified the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which outlined the rights and freedoms for all humans.
In all branches of the U.S. military, women serve important roles, from enlisted personnel to four-star generals and admirals.
A mural of activist Ida B. Wells was unveiled to mark the centennial of the passage of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote in the U.S.
First lady Melania Trump and the Office of the White House Curator launched an art exhibition to honor the ratification of the 19th Amendment.
Technology has changed U.S. presidential debates since the days of Abraham Lincoln, but debates still give voters important information about candidates.
From the Lincoln-Douglas debates of 1858 to present day contests, presidential debates have given voters valuable information about candidates.
Commemorations in New York, northern Virginia and Pennsylvania honor the 2,977 victims of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in the U.S.