President Obama and Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg were among the speakers who spoke to graduating college students this year.
Houston members of United Muslim Relief USA are serving their community in ways ranging from helping flood victims to feeding the homeless.
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.
A great alliance joined forces against fascism 70 years ago. The World War II Memorial in Washington commemorates a time of heroism and sacrifice.
America's teacher of the year tells African teachers that U.S. schools aren't just about tests, but also about sparking creativity and innovation.
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.
Voluntourism, travel combined with volunteer activities, is driven by young people’s desire to make their lives more consequential.
When Joy Womack was 7 years old, she told her mom that one day she would become a ballerina with the famous Bolshoi Ballet.
Honoring workers and the progress on workers' rights, Labor Day has a long history. See how Americans celebrate this holiday.