World War I had a lasting impact on the American art scene, from recruitment posters to novels and movies. Here's a glimpse into some of that art.
Washington’s famous cherry trees are blooming again. This year marks the 105th anniversary of Japan's gift of the flowering trees to the U.S.
When people think of St. Patrick's Day, they usually think of green clothes, corned beef, green beer and parades — none of which are originally Irish!
The U.S. has a holiday known as Presidents Day. What do you know about U.S. presidents? Test your knowledge with our interactive quiz!
More than 150 years after the end of the U.S. Civil War, the flag of the Confederate army of the South remains a source of controversy in America.
Historically black colleges are committed to social justice and view themselves as part of a historical legacy. What else makes them appealing?
Former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley will serve as the new U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.
Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe joined President Obama at Pearl Harbor to commemorate the fallen in the war between their countries.
The Obamas visited the National Museum of African-American History and Culture ahead of its opening on September 24. Watch the video for a tour.