Ted Ligety was on skis at age 2 and began racing at 11. The 2006 Olympic gold winner will again compete as a member of the 2018 USA men’s alpine ski team.
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.
The evolution of figure skating is linked closely to the modern Olympic movement. The gravity-defying, glamour-loving athletes of today owe their sport to these pioneers on the ice.
The John Adams High School marching band of South Bend, Indiana, has been an essential part of the community for generations.
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.
Freedom of speech also means free access to information. Banned Books Week raises awareness about censorship.
When a hurricane strikes, help comes not only from big relief organizations but also from businesses small and large that go out of their way to help.
A strict diet is part of the training for any athlete, especially one going to the Olympics, but even they need a break, or "cheat meal."
When a disaster like Hurricane Harvey or Irma strikes, former U.S. presidents often step up to galvanize public support for those left homeless.