The United States and UNESCO are leading efforts to combat destruction by Daesh (ISIL, ISIS) of shared cultural heritage in Syria and Iraq.
As first lady, Michelle Obama is at the forefront of a national fitness and nutrition campaign. She is equally committed to advancing girls’ education.
Prayer, fasting, gathering with friends and family at iftar, and engaging in community service are ways that American Muslims celebrate Ramadan.
Practice American English by reading and listening to these real-world everyday conversations. Today's dialogue is on "small talk," getting to know people.
The United States is becoming a fairer place for LGBTI athletes at all levels. Some of these athletes share their inspiring stories here.
On July 1, President Obama announced the historic decision to re-establish diplomatic relations between Cuba and the U.S., effective July 20.
U.S. students influence college policies through self-governance.
The U.S. national team made history in the 2015 Women’s World Cup. One of the keys to their success: a law banning gender-based discrimination in schools.
An infectious, sometimes deadly virus is taking lives in East Asia for the first time. But health workers are making progress in containing the MERS virus.