12 Years in Japan: How John Bingham Bolstered U.S.-Japan Ties in the Meiji Era
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A True American Hero
Daniel Inouye, as Hawaii’s longest serving Senator, a pioneer for Asian-Americans in public service, and ...Jun 9, 2017VIEW
What Do U.S. Vice Presidents Do?
Vice presidents play a big role in the U.S. government, the most important of which is immediately steppi...Apr 18, 2017VIEW
Trump Tours African-American Museum
President Trump visited the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African American History and Cul...Feb 24, 2017VIEW
Trump and Japan’s Abe Affirm "Very Crucial Alliance"
President Trump and first lady Melania welcomed Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife, Akie, to ...Feb 16, 2017VIEW
Learn about Secretary of State Rex Tillerson
Rex Tillerson, a globe-trotting oil executive and engineer, is the new U.S. secretary of state and chief ...Feb 3, 2017VIEW
Five Little-Known Facts about President Trump
By the time a new president is inaugurated, following a long campaign and a hard-fought election, America...Jan 30, 2017VIEW
Inauguration Trivia: Why Don’t the Flags Match?
Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States on January 20. He took the oath of o...Jan 23, 2017VIEW
The National Mall: Coming Together in America’s Backyard
Located in the heart of Washington, the National Mall hosts almost 3,000 events every year. Ever since...Jan 19, 2017VIEW
Joining Hands across the Pacific to Build an LGBT-Friendly Society
When people tease an unmarried man by asking if he’s secretly gay or point out that it’s hard to tell if ...Dec 2, 2016VIEW
What’s Next for the Obamas?
After eight years in the White House, President Obama and his family will soon be preparing to move on. B...Nov 28, 2016VIEW
Air Force One: The Traveling White House
Air Force One is among the most recognizable symbols of the American presidency. Ready to transport the p...Apr 12, 2016VIEW
Can you believe he said that?
There’s nothing more American than an old-fashioned political debate. Abraham Lincoln made his name in de...Feb 12, 2016VIEW