Learn some of the new words and phrases that were recently added to dictionaries and see how they reflect our rapidly changing world.
Toni Stone was a pioneering figure in baseball. Many sports fans don't know her name, but a play about her life explains why they should.
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.
On the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, President Biden honored those killed and praised the sacrifices of rescuers.
Learn about a teenage tech dynamo who is bringing coding to the children of farm workers in the "salad bowl of the world."
As U.S. opera companies reopen their doors, many are finding new ways to lure back live audiences — and reconnect artists with opera lovers.
Membership in reading groups grew beyond the limits of geography when meetings went virtual during the COVID-19 pandemic.
On the 20th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, see how Americans have marked the event over the years.
Place names in the New York area have been influenced by Native American names and the languages of waves of immigrants. Learn more.