A British scientist who never visited the United States is to thank for the famous Smithsonian museums in Washington and New York.
Tourism is big business in the United States, and the 77 million visitors from other countries in 2016 are a major reason why.
Anime and manga — Japanese cartoons and comic books — have attracted fans of all ages in the U.S., leaving an indelible mark on American culture.
New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art has adopted an open-access policy for its artwork, allowing anyone to download free, high-resolution images.
Jewish Americans are only a sliver of the U.S. population but have made outsized contributions to society. Learn how five have made their mark.
Washingtonians are loving 'Infinity Mirrors,' an exhibition showcasing the polka dots, pumpkins and mirrored rooms of Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama.
May is Jewish American Heritage Month in the United States. Meet an a cappella group that combines pop songs with Jewish traditions.
First lady Melania Trump, a former international model, speaks several languages and is involved in various causes. Learn new facts about her.
Hip-hop music, pioneered by African-American and Hispanic youth in New York in the 1970s, has since spread across the U.S. and around the world.