Man and woman embracing (© AP Images)

Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders who shaped U.S. society [photo gallery]

May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month. Meet a few Asian and Pacific Islander Americans who made their mark in the United States.
Illustration of people with disabilities using mobile devices to navigate a city street (State Dept./Doug Thompson)

Smart cities work for people with disabilities

Smart cities, which use technology to improve access for people with disabilities, are finding that the changes help all their residents.
The Obamas, Raúl Castro and others overlooking people on baseball field (© AP Images)

Presidential sports visits around the world

President Obama is a big sports fan. Check out photos from memorable presidential sports visits, beginning with the latest in Cuba.
Man throwing a javelin (© AP Images)

Ghanaians’ Olympic dreams realized through U.S. studies, training

The right coaching could help an athlete become an Olympian. For two Ghanaians, their training at Middle Tennessee made their dreams a reality.
Donald Trump talking to people at table (© Andrew Harnik/AP Images)

President Trump hosts iftar at the White House

On June 6, President Trump hosted an iftar at the White House, welcoming guests from many nations and embracing a tradition observed by previous U.S. presidents.
Beyoncé singing into a microphone (© AP Images)

Who are Fortune magazine’s 50 Most Powerful Women?

Fortune magazine recently came out with its 50 Most Powerful Women in Business list for 2016. Who do you think made it?
Soldiers escort the Little Rock Nine to school in Arkansas

Nine brave students stand up to racial segregation…on this day

Can you imagine armed troops escorting you to school? On September 24, 1957, President Dwight Eisenhower ordered the U.S. military to escort nine black...
Mo Hrezi running in race with crowd cheering (© Wesley Winterink)

How a dual citizen of the U.S. and Libya looks to...

If you are a citizen of two countries, who do you represent in the Olympics? Mohamed Hrezi of the U.S. and Libya can tell you! Learn about his road to Rio.

‘Pick a cause that you are passionate about’

Arshia Wajid, who founded American Muslim Health Professionals, urges everyone to find some hours regularly to contribute to something they believe in.