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A German translation of President Obama’s proclamation on German-American Day 2014.
President Obama extends his greetings to Muslims around the word on the occasion of Eid-al-Fitr.
[T]onight, as we gather to celebrate Ramadan, let’s renew our obligations to one another, President Obama tells guests at the annual White House iftar, urg...
Columbus Day continues to evoke discussions about the Age of Exploration and the transformations it provoked, including the injustices done to indigenous p...
Unlike other U.S. holidays, Labor Day does not pay tribute to a person or memorialize a historic event. It gives voice to the American worker.
Before interstate highways were created in the late 1950s, motorists crossing the United States between Illinois and California depended on Route 66 as the...
U.S. schools are considered among the world’s best — a U.S. degree is highly valued in many countries and can be the key to a successful career.
In all 50 states, Americans, naturalized citizens, and tourists alike celebrate the 238th year of U.S. independence. Plus, where teens are spending their s...
American Muslims are ethnically diverse — they have roots in every region of the world — and they have all the opportunities of their non-Muslim neighbors,...
The World Heritage Committee of the U.N. Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization designate the prehistoric Monumental Earthworks of Poverty Point...
For more than a century South Asians have built and shaped U.S. history, building infrastructure from the 19th century railways to modern information techn...
A translation in German of an article on how immigrants to the United States celebrate Independence Day.
The story of America is largely the story of multiple ethnic groups coming to the country’s shores and blending into diverse yet cohesive societies.
Historic Route 66 provides travelers a slice of 20th-century America and its attractions, both authentic and kitschy.
These trailblazing Americans excelled in the arts, politics, sports and more, leading the way for the American Indians of today.
Learn why Abhilash came to the United States to pursue his master’s degree in computer science.
Nina Davuluri, Miss America 2014, shares some of her favorite things and what really matters to her.
Brazilian exchange student Amanda Casal Pompeo didn't just learn in class while studying in the U.S.