Read the text for President Obama’s speech on U.S. counterterrorism policy at the National Defense University, as provided by the White House.
As part of a landmark, 100-year agreement between the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and The New York Public Library, the National Constitution Center will display one of the 12 surviving copies of the Bill of Rights starting in fall of 2014.
A nearly fatal beating on the U.S. senate floor on this day in 1856 was another step toward a Civil War five years later. The attacker wasn’t an assassin—it was a fellow congressman.
The Supreme Court will hear at least one of two potentially wide ranging cases involving the separation of church and state in its next term, which starts in October 2013.
Martin Sheen’s character on “The West Wing” was named after a Founding Father who passed away this week in 1795. So who was the real Josiah Bartlett?