Survivors work to prevent human trafficking, aid victims
Increasingly, trafficking survivors' input is shaping public policies to combat human trafficking. Meet two survivors who are leading the way.
U.S. secretary of state’s favorite songs for ‘on the road’ or...
Secretary of State Antony Blinken is a music fan who loves both classic rock and newer sounds. Check out what he's been listening to in 2022.
How Americans welcome the new year [photo gallery]
All across the United States, Americans greet the new year with parties, parades and other festivities, signaling a joyful, fresh start.
Americans we lost in 2022
In 2022, we said farewell to many Americans whose contributions shaped our world. Here are a few of these notable figures.
What does January 1 signify in Lincoln’s legacy?
Learn how the Emancipation Proclamation paved the way for abolishing slavery and why President Lincoln considered it his finest achievement.
First lady Jill Biden decorates White House ‘for the people’ [photo...
The White House's 2022 winter holiday theme is "We the People," with decorations reflecting hope, optimism and unity.
Bidens honor Macrons at White House state dinner
U.S.-French relations were celebrated at the Biden administration’s first state dinner, reflecting France’s status as the oldest U.S. ally.
U.S. Army, Smithsonian join forces to protect art
A military-civilian partnership aims to preserve vulnerable cultural heritage, while reviving the mission of a famous World War II Army unit.
Native American artists redefine their own traditions
Meet five Native American artists whose work nods to traditional Native themes while pushing boundaries in unexpected ways.