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.
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.
What's a holiday everyone can celebrate? In the U.S., one is Independence Day, celebrated each July 4, complete with food and fireworks.
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.
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 inaugural gown worn by the first lady offers an initial hint about her fashion sense and helps indicate the tone of the incoming administration.
How much do you know about African-American achievements in civil rights, technology, sports and more? Test your knowledge and share your results!
Each spring, American Christians celebrate Easter in their homes and churches with time-honored activities including prayer and feasting.
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.