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    More International Visitors to Be Welcomed in U.S.
More International Visitors to Be Welcomed in U.S.

The United States can expect 4 percent average annual growth in tourism during the next five years after four years of strong growth in the number of inter...

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U.S. Officials on 2015 State Department, USAID Budget

Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources Heather Higginbottom and USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah speak in Washington on the fiscal year 2015 ...


Obama Proclamation of March as Women's History Month

President Obama proclaims March as Women's History Month.


Proclamation on Irish-American Heritage Month 2014

President Obama proclaims March 2014 as Irish-American Heritage Month.


Pamphlets

2014-02-13

    Presidents Day: Honoring U.S. Presidents Washington and Lincoln
Presidents Day: Honoring U.S. Presidents Washington and Lincoln

Increasingly, the holiday honoring President George Washington has become an occasion to celebrate the birthdays of both Washington and President Abraham L...

2014-01-31

    Super Bowl Sunday: An Unofficial Holiday for Millions
Super Bowl Sunday: An Unofficial Holiday for Millions

The annual Super Bowl, which determines the championship of American football, has become one of the most popular television events and gone beyond its sta...

2014-01-31

    African-American Leaders: Ben Carson, Neurosurgeon
African-American Leaders: Ben Carson, Neurosurgeon

Ben Carson led a 70-member surgical team that performed the first successful operation to separate conjoined twins who were joined at the head.

Publications

2014-04-01

American Muslims

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,...

2013-12-31

    EJ|USA: Power Plays — Celebrating Women’s Achievements
EJ|USA: Power Plays — Celebrating Women’s Achievements

Whether it's defying stereotypes or surviving a grave illness, women all over the world have surpassed expectations and shown great courage in the face of ...

2013-09-30

    EJ | USA: Goal! Food. Fitness. Fandom.
EJ | USA: Goal! Food. Fitness. Fandom.

Health encompasses more than eating well and working out. Everything from bikes to beauty can play a role.

Articles

2014-03-11

    Paralympics Athlete Brings Worlds Together
Paralympics Athlete Brings Worlds Together

Team USA Paralympic skier Tatyana McFadden’s story is one of remarkable balance: equal parts winter and summer, old hand and rookie, road and snow, and Rus...

2014-02-11

    Gold Medal Winner Returns to Russia as Sports Envoy
Gold Medal Winner Returns to Russia as Sports Envoy

Evan Lysacek, the reigning Olympic gold medalist in men’s figure skating, is returning to Russia not to defend his title, but to represent the United State...

2014-01-24

    Soldier Trio Nominated to U.S. Olympic Luge Team
Soldier Trio Nominated to U.S. Olympic Luge Team

Three U.S. Army soldiers earn places on the U.S. Olympic Luge Team for the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.

Photo Galleries

2013-06-11

Immigration: The Making of the American People

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.

2013-04-02

    Route 66: The Mother Road
Route 66: The Mother Road

Historic Route 66 provides travelers a slice of 20th-century America and its attractions, both authentic and kitschy.

2012-09-25

    Modern American Indian Firsts
Modern American Indian Firsts

These trailblazing Americans excelled in the arts, politics, sports and more, leading the way for the American Indians of today.

Videos

2014-04-11

Jazz Is INTERNATIONAL

Jazz connects people around the world. Legendary singer Dee Dee Bridgewater has traveled the world and says it's a music that has no boundaries.

2014-04-11

Jazz Is FREEDOM

Jazz can set you free. Legendary musician Herbie Hancock and singer ABIAH explain how jazz helps you express yourself without even thinking about it.

2014-04-11

Jazz Is a FEELING

Experience jazz and all the emotions that come with it. Renowned clarinet player Anat Cohen and legendary singer Dee Dee Bridgewater want you to feel what ...