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Drawing of a caravan stop on the Silk Road (© Eugene Flandin/Alamy)

Following the Afghan Silk Road with satellites

Archaeologist Emily Boak used aerial and satellite imagery to discover hundreds of unrecorded Afghan caravan stops along the Silk Road.
Color illustration of White House (Shutterstock)

Test your knowledge of U.S. presidents [quiz]

Every February, Americans honor their presidents. Take our quiz to see how much you know about U.S. presidents. Share your results!
Compilation with photos of John Quincy Adams and Abraham Lincoln (Smithsonian Institution)

Images of U.S. presidents offer a peek at the past

Learn about some of the pictures on display in the American Presidents exhibition at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery in Washington.
Skier plowing into snow headfirst (© Gregory Bull/AP Images)

Pyeongchang Top Shots

ShareAmerica is featuring a photo a day from the Winter Olympics. Keep your eyes on this page as the gallery grows with the best photos from Pyeongchang.
PyeongChang 2018 Olympic gold medal (© Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

What’s behind those shiny Olympic medals?

Olympic gold medals are among the most prestigious prizes in sports, bringing fame and fortune. But they're mostly silver, and worth just $576 in metals.
People eating at tables in large room with airplane and helicopter on display (© Bob Riha Jr/WireImage/Getty Images)

Presidential libraries are more than books and paper

Modern U.S. presidents' records and artifacts are preserved for public access in presidential libraries. But these aren't your average libraries.
Child being measured for malnutrition using tape around arm (© UNICEF/Almang)

U.S. helps deliver much-needed humanitarian aid to Yemen

U.S.-funded cranes sent to the Hudaydah port are helping to get humanitarian supplies to people in need in Yemen.
Martin Luther King Jr. waving to large crowd (Francis Miller/Life Picture Collection/Getty Images)

Get a free poster for Black History Month

The hope Martin Luther King Jr. shared in his famous “I Have a Dream” speech in 1963 still rings true. This poster honors his commitment to equality.
Statue of Liberty standing in front of city skyline (Shutterstock)

Top destinations for international travelers to the U.S.

The U.S. remains a top destination for international travelers. Find out who is heading to America and where they go when they get there.