Black-and-white photo of food wagon (Library of Congress)

In a world at war, the U.S. saved millions from starvation

As head of the new U.S. Food Administration, future president Herbert Hoover led the effort to send millions of tons of food to Europe during World War I.
Miniature crèche scene with animals (D.A. Peterson/State Dept.)

Holiday treasures at Washington’s National Cathedral

Discover a seasonal treat at Washington's National Cathedral, which offers an annual exhibition of nativity scenes from around the world.
Taylor Swift holding Grammy (© Jordan Strauss/Invision/Invision/AP Images)

Which Americans won awards in 2021?

Throughout 2021, Americans in a wide range of occupations were honored for their achievements. Learn how their work is shaping our world.
President Trump surveying hurricane damage with group of people (© Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images)

Hurricane Irma in pictures

This photo gallery shows the destruction brought by Hurricane Irma, which battered Florida in early September, and relief efforts to help victims.
Snowboarder in midair over snow-covered slope (© Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

U.S. athletes to watch at the 2022 Winter Olympics [photo gallery]

The 2022 Winter Olympics are almost here! Meet some of the U.S. athletes aiming to make sports history and dazzle spectators.
Naan pizza on white plate with tomatoes and spices around it (© American Halal Company)

A home for halal products in U.S. frozen foods aisles

A socially responsible halal food company launched by a Pakistani-born Muslim American has found success in the frozen food aisles of American supermarkets.
Green sauce poured over food dish (Topolobampo)

Top U.S. food prize highlights American diversity

Meet some of the 2017 winners of the coveted James Beard Awards and learn about the food cultures from around the world that influenced the chefs.
Woman dressed in witch costume sticking her tongue out (© AP Images)

Boo! Halloween celebrations in pictures

Halloween, celebrated on October 31, has its roots in Celtic culture, but did you know it's celebrated around the world? Check out these photos to see more!
People talking in darkened room with tables and chairs (© Christina House/Los Angeles Times/Getty Images)

U.S. Chinatown communities reimagine their future

Learn how small and large businesses in Chinatowns across the United States are revamping and revitalizing old neighborhood haunts.