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How to be ready for your tourist visa interview

Planning to travel to the U.S.? Be ready for your tourist visa interview with these simple steps.
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Rock’s Hall of Fame picks its 2017 inductees [video]

Joan Baez, Tupac Shakur, Pearl Jam, Journey, Yes and Electric Light Orchestra will be the latest artists to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
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Mosques in urban and rural America

A desert in New Mexico, a cornfield in Ohio and a street in New York City have one thing in common: mosques. American Muslims worship here.
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Learn about Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

Learn more about Rex Tillerson, the 69th secretary of state — where he grew up, and how he started at the bottom of an oil company and rose to the top.
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5 little-known facts about first lady Michelle Obama

She's more than just President Obama's wife and Sasha and Malia's mom. These little-known facts about first lady Michelle Obama may surprise you.
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For the Romani people, survival is a matter of tradition

April 8 is International Romani Day. This persecuted minority has a rich culture it has shared with the world for nearly 2000 years.
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The presidential Cabinet explained [video]

President Trump’s Cabinet is nearly in place. Who are the men and women who make up this important group, and what do they do?
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Visiting sacred Native American grounds at U.S. national parks

Adventurer Mikah Meyer has visited many U.S. national parks and been struck by the extent to which Native American history is part of so many.
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Immigrant bodybuilder turned actor becomes California governor…on this day

Of the many immigrants who reinvented themselves in the United States, few can boast of a more complete transformation than Arnold Schwarzenegger. Born in...