Meet the youngest woman in Congress. She campaigned from a pickup...

Elise Stefanik proves that youth is no barrier to political success. At age 30, she is the youngest woman ever elected to Congress. During her...
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How American Muslims give back during Ramadan

Muslims typically make a special effort to increase their charitable activities throughout Ramadan. Learn about what some American Muslims are doing.
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Fire on the mountain?

Despite what your eyes are telling you, it's not molten lava flowing from Yosemite National Park's Horsetail Fall in February.
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Are votes ‘flipping’ in Texas?

Did a touch-screen voting machine switch a vote or was it human error? A viral Facebook post says one thing, but an investigation found another.
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Unstoppable: After scrum with cancer, she’s ready for rugby

After two nearly career-ending incidents, rugby player Jillion Potter is ready to compete on the world stage at the Olympics in Rio.

North Carolina: Grand estates, glorious views and the Outer Banks

North Carolina, a southeastern state, boasts beautiful landscapes, ranging from Atlantic Ocean beaches to Appalachian Mountains.

‘The right thing to do.’ American cities welcome Syrian refugees.

U.S. cities open up to Syrian refugees, saying that it's "the right thing to do" and that their strong economies and established communities are appealing.
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The 4th of July in pictures: The USA’s biggest birthday party

What's a holiday everyone can celebrate? In the U.S., one is Independence Day, celebrated each July 4th complete with food and fireworks.

Florida: Disney, Harry Potter and manatees

Florida's year-round warm climate makes it a popular destination. It is a perfect place for parks: Explore the Everglades or enjoy a theme park.