Illuminated pink spheres with black polka dots in room of mirrors (Hirshhorn Museum)

Japanese artist Kusama wows U.S. and Canada

Washingtonians are loving 'Infinity Mirrors,' an exhibition showcasing the polka dots, pumpkins and mirrored rooms of Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama.
Uniformed musicians on stage (U.S. Navy via YouTube)video

U.S. Navy Band’s rendition of Arabic song goes viral [video]

Millions of people online have tuned in to watch and hear the U.S. Navy Band sing a popular Egyptian song.
Theo Epstein in Chicago Cubs stands (© AP Images)

Celebrated Jewish Americans who have made their mark

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.
Group of men in suits walking down city street (Dani Diamond)

Make way for the Maccabeats [video]

May is Jewish American Heritage Month in the United States. Meet an a cappella group that combines pop songs with Jewish traditions.
People walking near car on street in front of U.S. Capitol (© AP Images)

5 things you might not know about the Secret Service

The Secret Service protects the U.S. president and vice president and their families. But it also has a key investigative role to play.

California: Hollywood, startups and arboreal giants

Visiting the United States? There are 50 states to see. Hang with Disney characters, check out the latest apps and explore the great outdoors in California!
Multicolored restaurant dish (Francesco Tonelli)

New York restaurant named best in the world

For the first time in more than 10 years, an American restaurant, Eleven Madison Park, has been named the best restaurant in the world.
Donald Trump (© AP Images)

5 little-known facts about Trump

Americans — and the world — might feel they know almost everything about the president. But here are five facts that might surprise you.
Four people looking at computer (© Lilia Xie)

A day in the life of a college newspaper editor

Can a school activity prepare you to be a reporter? ShareAmerica asked a former editor at Princeton University's daily paper what she learned.