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Rihanna standing in front of wall of flowers (© AP Images)

Rihanna may have a scholarship for you

Rihanna announces a scholarship program for students in the Caribbean to earn a bachelor's degree in the U.S. Will you apply?
Jamala, wearing a dark blue evening dress, smiling and holding a trophy and a bouquet of flowers (© AP Images)

Ukrainian wins Eurovision with a dramatic song

Eurovision crowned Ukraine’s Jamala — a Crimean Tatar who has not been home since Russia occupied the peninsula in March 2014 — as this year’s winner.
Silhouette of man standing near water in sunset (© Latif Abdul)

In 5 winning photos, these students capture their U.S. experience

Students studying in the U.S. from abroad captured their experiences, personalities and friendships for a photo contest, Here are the winners.
Justin Timberlake walking among crowd (© AP Images)

Welcome to America, Eurovision

For the first time, 50 million households across the U.S. will be able to watch a live broadcast of Europe's longest-running song contest.
Salma Hayek posing in front of city skyline (© AP Images)

Arab Americans who have made a difference

Arab influences can be found throughout America, from actors to scientists. Meet some of the Arab Americans making a positive mark.
Ayad Akhtar sitting with hands folded on table (© Nina Subin)

American playwright explores his Muslim roots

Pulitzer Prize–winning playwright Ayad Akhtar first struggled to find success, then found his voice by incorporating his religion into his work.
Man looking out window (State Dept./D.A. Peterson)

Actor Faran Tahir, fighting Muslim stereotypes, looks for the humanity in...

Faran Tahir, who is Muslim, has earned a reputation for pushing back against negative stereotypes.
Three musicians playing instruments in studio (Courtesy of Dosti Music Project)

Across tense borders, 10 musicians explore a new sound [video]

Ten musicians were selected to participate in the Dosti Music Project, which unites artists and sounds from India, Pakistan and the U.S.

Terror victims speak out in ‘Hear Our Voices’

This powerful short film focuses on the stories of terror victims from around the world told in their own words.