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Juliet Garcia with medal around neck, smiling, as Joe Biden stands beside her, applauding (© Susan Walsh/AP Images)

Meet the first Hispanic woman to serve as a U.S. college...

Learn about Juliet Garcia's life, from her time as a university professor to her receipt of the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
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The U.S. sees a rise in Latino surnames

To understand ethnic diversity in the U.S. — and all the energy and global connectedness it brings — look at prevalent surnames.
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U.S. medal winner transforms study of higher mathematics

June Huh became the first person of Korean descent to win the Fields Medal, mathematics' top award, this year. Learn more.
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Cricket finds a home in American cities

It's an old American story: Immigrants bring their love of a sport to their new communities, and interest swells among the general population.
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U.S. museums celebrate Ukrainian culture

There are over a million Ukrainian Americans in the United States — and many museums in the U.S. dedicated to preserving their culture.
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Summit of the Americas inspires commitments on migration, green energy and...

The ninth Summit of the Americas inspired the United States and other countries to pledge action on climate change and migration.
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Advancing America’s long tradition of welcoming refugees

The United States is expanding its refugee assistance program. Learn how President Biden is advancing America's tradition of accepting those in need.
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June is Caribbean American Heritage Month

Caribbean Americans have led some of the United States’ most important discoveries and social movements. Meet a few of them.
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Refugees bring valuable language skills

Many refugees are highly skilled but struggle to find work. Now, an online language teaching service taps into their talents and helps them earn incomes.