How Arlington became a final resting place for veterans
America honors fallen U.S. soldiers on Memorial Day. Learn more about Arlington National Cemetery, where thousands of them were laid to rest.
Celebrating Asian American heritage in the U.S. [photo gallery]
Each May, the U.S. honors the contributions of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders. Take a look at a few celebrations.
U.S. Ambassador Michèle Taylor, descendant of Holocaust survivors
Ambassador Michèle Taylor, U.S. permanent representative to the U.N. Human Rights Council, shares her family's history during the Holocaust.
Easter traditions in America
Each spring, American Christians celebrate Easter in their homes and churches with time-honored activities including prayer and feasting.
Ringing in the new year with Nowruz
The Persian New Year, also known as Nowruz, begins on the spring equinox. Read on to find out how it's being celebrated in the United States.
What do Americans give their valentines?
Love is in the air! Learn which Valentine's Day tokens are most popular in the U.S., and why they're given to those held dear.
Americans celebrate the Lunar New Year [photo gallery]
Americans will celebrate the Lunar New Year with festivals, parades and visits to temples while also volunteering and preparing special food.
Asian Americans mark Lunar New Year in new ways
Millions of Asian Americans will celebrate the Lunar New Year with an American spin but will still hold on to traditional values.
How Americans welcome the new year [photo gallery]
All across the United States, Americans greet the new year with parties, parades and other festivities, signaling a joyful, fresh start.