The official handbook of the Federal Government, updated to provide comprehensive and authoritative descriptions of the programs and activities of the legislative, judicial, and executive branches. Includes information about quasi-official agencies, international organizations with U.S. membership, and Federal boards, commissions, and committees.
The U.S. government's official web portal. Find brief description, contact information, and websites for all government agencies and programs. Also available are free government publications on a wide variety of topics.
In-depth, unbiased coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy.
1923-present. Each single-themed, 12,000-word report is researched and written by a seasoned journalist, and contains an introductory overview; background and chronology on the topic; an assessment of the current situation; tables and maps; pro & con statements from representatives of opposing positions; and bibliographies of key sources.