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U.S. sends teachers all over the world

State Department programs send U.S. educators overseas to teach and to learn from their global peers. Learn how these programs change lives.
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Muslim-owned small businesses thrive in America

America's Muslim entrepreneurs are active in many industries. Discover why they love their work, and learn from their business advice.
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Muslim chaplains guide students during Ramadan

Muslim chaplains are a growing presence on many U.S. campuses. Learn how they help guide students through Ramadan.
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Americans welcome Nowruz with music [video]

Two Iranian-born, U.S.-based musicians explain how music connects people of different backgrounds as they gather for the Nowruz holiday.
Woman dancing in front of crowd (© Amika Dayal)

At U.S.-based Holi events, dance takes center stage [video]

The festival of Holi is catching on in the U.S., and dance plays a large role, introducing Americans to an important part of Indian culture.
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U.S. athletes to watch at the 2022 Winter Paralympics [photo gallery]

The 2022 Winter Paralympics are just around the corner! Meet some of the U.S. athletes whose skills have put them on the world stage.
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U.S. presidents come from many professions

Many U.S. presidents previously held elective office, but not all. And some once held unusual jobs, which started them on their way.
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U.S. athletes to watch at the 2022 Winter Olympics [photo gallery]

The 2022 Winter Olympics are almost here! Meet some of the U.S. athletes aiming to make sports history and dazzle spectators.
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Holocaust denial and distortion must stop

What's the difference between Holocaust denial and Holocaust distortion? Two experts explain these issues — and the need to combat them both.