General (interdisciplinary) databases contain articles from the sciences, social sciences, and arts & humanities. They are a great place to start your research.
You can find opposing viewpoints in regular databases (above). But we also have access to a database that specializes in opposing viewpoints.
We also have hundreds of subject-specific databases, check them out for more focused information on your topic.
Finding general information on a governmental stance, policy, or response to an issue can often be found through a Google search. But we also have databases with government/legal information.