President Biden recommitted to a promise to invest in the continent, as the United States has lagged behind Russia and China in competing for influence.
He worked for the passage of major public health legislation; most notably, he helped secure millions in federal dollars for research into sudden infant death syndrome.
In his decades in politics, the statesman advised many presidents. Here are some of their thoughts from over the years, in their own words.
For Mr. DeSantis, taking on Gavin Newsom is fraught with risks at a time when his presidential campaign seems to be gasping for air.
The superyacht, called Koru, arrived in Port Everglades in Florida on Nov. 22, and has been docked near a more-than 610-foot-long oil tanker named Magnolia State.
The charges illustrate how complicated it can be for American presidents to balance their relationships with deeply imperfect allies.
Christian Ziegler, the state G.O.P. chairman, is under investigation after a sexual battery allegation. Democrats have called for his resignation.
Prosecutors said the former corrections officers had made false statements to investigators after three of them assaulted Quantez Burks, 37, in March 2022.
Colleagues praised Mr. Paul of Kentucky for acting swiftly to help Ms. Ernst of Iowa by performing the Heimlich maneuver as she choked on Thursday.
Before the debate about his possible expulsion from Congress, George Santos seemed to embrace his starring role in a scandal of his own making.