Memorial Day, a holiday honoring U.S. military members who died in defense of their country, also marks the unofficial start of summer in America.
The new book "Faith + Freedom: Religion in the USA" shows the robust and diverse religious landscape in America. Download the free PDF.
On New Year's Eve, many people follow traditions and fill up on superstitious dishes they hope will bring them wealth and good fortune in the upcoming year.
Dancing and singing, Americans celebrate winter holidays with joyful tunes. This photo gallery shows moments of jubilation across the United States.
Learn about the Jewish festival Hanukkah. This is part of a series that looks at religious holidays as observed by Americans.
Though far from home, Thanksgiving traditions old and new are carried on and shared by U.S. troops wherever they are around the world.
Veterans Day is a November federal holiday in the United States that celebrates those who have served in the armed forces.
Learn about the Jewish holy days of Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur. This is part of a series that looks at religious holidays as observed by Americans.
The U.S. celebrates Labor Day every year on the first Monday in September. Watch how Americans honor workers on this day.