The inaugural gown worn by the first lady offers an initial hint about her fashion sense and helps indicate the tone of the incoming administration.
German immigrants to the United States have shaped American culture and economy in a variety of ways, perhaps most visibly at this time of year.
Anime and manga — Japanese cartoons and comic books — have attracted fans of all ages in the U.S., leaving an indelible mark on American culture.
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.
Thanksgiving in the United States is a time to gather with family and friends, share a traditional meal, and express gratitude for the good things in life.
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.
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.
What do your music preferences say about you? Reaching Number 1 globally on Spotify, President Obama may have discovered a new career as a playlist maker.
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.