Asian Americans

People eating at the Asian Garden Mall in California (© AP Images)

Asian culture spices up America’s mealtimes

Japanese, Thai, Korean, Indian, Burmese and other Asian cuisines are increasingly available in grocery stores and restaurants in the United States.
Chinese Super-Man comic book cover (Courtesy of DC Entertainment)

A superhero takes flight anew

The original Superman's powers have been transferred to a teenager from Shanghai named Kenan Kong, the creation of California comic writer Gene Luen Yang.
Neon pizza sign and man preparing several pizzas (© AP Images)

What takeout food reveals about U.S. history

How and what Americans eat often reflect the changes taking place in society at any particular time. Fast food and pizza delivery can teach us a lot.
People standing in line and sign saying 'Vote Here' (© AP Images)

Immigrant voters: The key to victory?

To understand voters, politicians use census data. The most recent data found that almost 1 in 10 U.S. voters is an immigrant.
Jesse Owens crossing finish line in race in large stadium (© Alamy/INTERFOTO)

U.S. Olympic standouts: A look back in photos

American athletes from earlier Olympics who broke records in their sports and barriers in society are remembered in this photo gallery.

American football: The new international sport?

The Super Bowl turns 50 as American football gains players and fans from around the world. Which NFL players weren't born in the U.S.?

Evildoers beware — new American superheroes enter the fray

Diversity is becoming more prevalent in American culture, as evidenced in comic books and movies. Why is this type of representation significant?

Asian immigrants are shaping tomorrow’s America

A new wave of U.S. immigrants from Asia is outnumbering arrivals from Mexico. They bring diversity and optimism to the United States.

U.S. Catholics increasingly reflect America’s diversity

Pope Francis will meet a diverse flock on his upcoming U.S. visit. More than 30 percent of churches are shared between at least two ethnic or racial groups.