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Ramadan feasts, restaurant style: Serving iftar across America

Breaking the Ramadan fast while in the United States? A quick roundup of three restaurants in different U.S. cities offers a glimpse of what to expect.
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How the new travel order works

President Trump's executive order pauses admission of foreign nationals from six countries to let the U.S. review the vetting process for visas.
Baseball park with crowded stands (© AP Images)

Baseball, America’s pastime, is more international than ever

Baseball is not just an American obsession. U.S. baseball teams have more international players on their rosters this season than ever before.
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The ‘perfect’ Ramadan food … grown in the USA

Muslims traditionally break their fast with a bowl of dates. If you're observing Ramadan in the U.S., it's a good bet those dates come from California.
Ayad Akhtar sitting with hands folded on table (© Nina Subin)

American playwright explores his Muslim roots

Pulitzer Prize–winning playwright Ayad Akhtar first struggled to find success, then found his voice by incorporating his religion into his work.

Mar-a-Lago: The winter White House

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In pictures: A look back at American Muslims during Ramadan

Like other Muslims around the world, American Muslims observe the holy month of Ramadan. See how they pray, fast and feast around the U.S.
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Top 8 diversity visa questions answered

Interested in getting a diversity visa to the U.S.? Here are answers to some common questions about the 2018 lottery and diversity visas in general.
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Serving up rich flavors with a side dish of history

Jerome Grant, Washington native and executive chef of the Sweet Home Café, tells the story of African-American culture through food.