President and Mrs. Obama have created a program to honor student poets from across the United States. Five young poets met the Obamas at the White House.
Europe’s largest business incubator will open its first U.S. site in New York City. It's designed to boost international opportunities for startups.
Religious diversity is part of what defines America, but it has also presented challenges to leaders and civil society on how to respect citizens' beliefs.
The Obamas visited the National Museum of African-American History and Culture ahead of its opening on September 24. Watch the video for a tour.
The world just got 40 new marine protected areas covering 4 million square kilometers to protect the ocean from overfishing and pollution.
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation announced this year's 23 MacArthur fellows — recipients of its "genius grants" — on September 22.
The U.S. presidential debates will be available to the world, a majority of which is likely to watch at a computer or with a handheld device.
Young entrepreneurs seeking ways to overcome various social challenges got the chance to win $8,000 and meet the president of Nigeria and Mark Zuckerberg.
Caribbean Americans celebrate Carnival each year with parades, costumes, and music. Here's a glimpse of the celebrations in New York.