Mary Jane Maxwell
Kwanzaa, a seven-day event in the U.S. based on African festivals, is celebrated through music and dance from December 26 through January 1.
Learn about the Jewish holy days of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. This is part of a series on the ways Americans observe religious holidays.
Each spring, American Christians celebrate Easter in their homes and churches with time-honored activities including prayer and feasting.
Girls and young women account for 74% of new HIV infections among adolescents in sub-Saharan Africa. The DREAMS initiative is reducing that number.
A report by Reporters Without Borders reveals four decades of the Iranian revolutionary regime's lies and its abuses of Iranian citizens.
An estimated 5 million Iranians, most with advanced university degrees, have left Iran since the Iranian revolution in 1979.
By designating the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps a terrorist organization, the U.S. has more tools to counter Iran's global campaign of terrorism.
Iran suppresses its own people through a volunteer paramilitary force loyal to the regime and trains others outside of Iran on how to do the same.
Learn about the Jewish festival Hanukkah. This is part of a series that looks at religious holidays as observed by Americans.