Many of the buildings used for U.S. embassies throughout the world are noteworthy for both the beauty of their architecture and their historic significance.
Religious freedom is a universal human right and a founding principle of the United States.
What is Thanksgiving and how is it celebrated? Racing, food donations and volunteering are some of the ways Americans give thanks and give back.
The Library of Congress, founded in 1800, is a book lover's dream — the world's largest library, with 164 million items. Check out this 360-degree video.
Black Panther, the first Hollywood blockbuster centered on a black superhero and to star a mostly black cast, is defying long-held stereotypes about Africans and women.
More than 150 years after the end of the U.S. Civil War, the flag of the Confederate army of the South remains a source of controversy in America.
American winter holidays are as diverse as the people who celebrate them. But they have a few things in common: reflection and reaching out to the needy.
Volunteering helps develop leadership skills, benefits the economy, makes your government more accountable and improves your physical and mental health.
Many people in the United States speak languages other than English at home. Check out maps of which languages are most popular.