U.S. Judicial System
When a U.S. police officer is involved in a deadly incident, departments - often with civilian oversight - investigate to decide next steps.
The U.S. Department of Justice shut down a website pushing a bogus COVID-19 vaccine. Learn how the agency is protecting Americans from other scams.
Americans interact most with local governments, which provide services from public safety to school standards. This is part of a series on U.S. federalism.
America's 50 states are known as “laboratories of democracy” because they try policy ideas often adopted elsewhere. This is part of a series on federalism.
Learn more about the federal government in the United States. This article is part of a three-part series on how federalism works in America.
Following a push by Vietnam to improve enforcement of intellectual property laws, the U.S. trained 120 Vietnamese judges on intellectual property rights.
Two Iranian hackers allegedly extorted $6 million in bitcoin payments by installing ransomware on the computers of big U.S. cities, hospitals and others.
An ancient Persian artifact stolen decades ago will soon be headed home. Learn how, and why, the U.S. combats art smuggling and repatriates stolen cultural property.
President Trump is nominating an experienced federal judge to be a U.S. Supreme Court justice. What should the nominee expect next?