Skier going downhill (Alexis Boichard/Agence Zoom/Getty Images)

Here’s a free 2018 Winter Olympics poster of Ted Ligety

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.
One man singing, another playing guitar (© AP Images)

Rock’s Hall of Fame picks its 2017 inductees [video]

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.
Three ice skaters (© Topical Press Agency/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Olympic figure skating: The early years

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.
People in band uniforms in formation, playing instruments (Courtesy of South Bend Tribune/Greg Swiercz)

Small town, big sound

The John Adams High School marching band of South Bend, Indiana, has been an essential part of the community for generations.
Building with many windows and large grassy area in front (State Dept.)

The architectural beauty of U.S. Embassy buildings

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.
Illustration of a book wrapped in caution tape (State Dept./Doug Thompson)

Who gets to say what you can read?

Freedom of speech also means free access to information. Banned Books Week raises awareness about censorship.
Woman holding hands with child as they pass debris piled on lawns (© AP Images)

When hurricanes strike, American businesses get to work

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.
Food filling colorful plates sitting on table (Shutterstock)

What do Olympians eat? You may be surprised. [video]

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."
George W. Bush, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Jimmy Carter, George H.W. Bush standing in the Oval Office (© AP Images)

Former presidents help in times of disaster

When a disaster like Hurricane Harvey or Irma strikes, former U.S. presidents often step up to galvanize public support for those left homeless.