Authority to enact laws to preserve and protect public safety, health and welfare is granted to the states. Under this grant, police have three primary functions: maintain public order, enforce state and local laws, and render public service.
The fourth Thursday in November is a national day of thanksgiving in the United States.
Deliberations on whether to try a white police officer for the controversial shooting of an unarmed black teenager are focusing attention on a unique aspect of America’s criminal justice system, the grand jury.
Today, Veterans Day, America pauses to honor these men and women, and the values of duty and sacrifice they represent.
A strong promoter of spreading democracy abroad through free and fair elections, the United States turns its attention homeward this week with important balloting of its own across the country.
“Whoever wants to know the heart and mind of America,” the French philosopher Jacques Barzun once observed, “had better learn baseball.”
We commemorate the voyage of discovery by Europeans to the Americas and the man who led it, Christopher Columbus.
Every year the United States government makes available 50,000 immigrant visas to the citizens of countries with a lower rate of immigration to the United States.
In the thirty days between September 15th and October 15th, the United States observes National Hispanic Heritage Month.
September marks 50 years for landmark conservation bill.
On the first Monday of September every year, America pauses to honor its workers and the contributions they make to our nation’s strength and prosperity.