92-year-old Mahathir Mohamad is the new prime minister of Malaysia. The story of his surprise re-election is unusual in many ways.
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The US Department of State is a part of the US government that deals with foreign countries. It is often called the State Department.
Governments are often divided into three separate branches. The main idea behind this is to keep any one branch from getting too powerful and taking over.
A Cabinet is a group of people who give advice or make decisions in a government. They are usually not elected, but are chosen by a president or a prime minister.
The US Environmental Protection Agency was created to protect health and the environment in the US. Now the EPA and its leader are facing problems.
Two important European leaders visited President Trump at the Whitehouse this week: President Emmanuel Macron of France and Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany.
Sergei Skripal and Yulia Skripal, who were poisoned in March, are both feeling better. Ms. Skripal has left the hospital. Doctors say Mr. Skripal is also getting better quickly.
Diplomats are people sent by the government of one country to live in another country. Diplomats act for and represent their own country while they live in the foreign country.
New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu has invited girls to apply to be the Governor for one day. The contest is open to New Hampshire girls who are in middle school or high school.
A referendum is a special type of voting where voters are asked to make or change a law by voting yes or no on an idea.