Blind long jumper Lex Gillette holds the world record for the sport, but can he win his first gold medal in Rio during the 2016 Paralympics?
The Olympic and Paralympic Games represent the shared values of our global community. This video pays tribute to the games' unifying power.
In this StoryCorps interview, Burnell Cotlon talks about building a neighborhood market to help his New Orleans community after Hurricane Katrina.
Top officials from the U.S. and India met in Washington to discuss their strengthening relationship on civilian and military affairs.
Americans express their sorrow over the fire at Notre Dame and pledge support in the repair of this "irreplaceable symbol of Western civilization."
Sprinter Noah Lyles medaled at international competitions, including at the 2019 IAAF World Championships. Learn more about the first-time Olympian.
Nyjah Huston, a three-time world champion skateboarder, is a member of the USA Skateboarding Team. Skateboarding is making its debut at the Tokyo Olympics.
Are you a comic book fan? You might be interested in Comic Con, one of the biggest events of the year, held each October in New York and Moscow.
A new U.S. arts grant funded by the Ford Foundation and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will allow 15 Latinx artists to expand their work.