Indian Holiday Diwali Lights Up America, Too
More and more people in America are celebrating the Indian holiday Diwali.
Christmas Attractions Across America
Cities all across the United States are dressing up for the Christmas season with trees, lights and holiday magic.
Native American Two-Spirits Look to Reclaim Lost Heritage
As a child, Timothy “Twix” Ward, thought he was “normal.” But his family saw something “special” about him.
Indian Chess Player Quits Iran Tournament Over Headscarf Rule
An Indian chess champion announced she will not be participating in a tournament in Iran, as the country's law requiring women to wear headscarves is a violation of her human rights, she said.
Immigrants in Ohio Create a Lively Food Culture
There are plenty of ways to see a city. Visits to historic homes, famous statues, and even ghost tours under the night sky are just a few.
Cherry Blossom Festivals Mean First Picnics of Spring
Many streets in South Korea, Japan, China, and Taiwan burst into bright pink and white blossoms each spring.
Resistance to Ending Child Marriage Continues in Northern Nigeria
The United Nations Children's Fund says Nigeria has the largest number of child brides in Africa.
Helvetia Fasnacht: Small West Virginia Community Keeps its Swiss Culture Alive
High up a long, winding road in the Appalachian Mountains, a small village is hidden among the hills and forest.
Alaska Natives Use Ancient Traditions to Fight Mental Health Problems
For thousands of years, the Yup'ik people of Alaska have depended on cultural traditions for their way of life.
Exiled Artist Uses Art to Save Memories of Syria
Syrian-born artist Mohamad Hafez saves memories of his home country through dioramas.
The Winemaking Culture of Georgia
For travelers who are interested in learning all about wine, the Republic of Georgia is the place to go.
US Teacher Honored for Shining Light on Polish Holocaust Hero
An American teacher responsible for bringing to light the story of a Polish woman credited with saving 2,500 Jewish children during World War II has been presented with the award that bears her name.
Valentine's Day Traditions Around the World
Americans celebrate Valentine’s Day each year on February 14.
Native American Traditions Help Former Soldiers
Michael Carroll served 18 months in Iraq for the United States Army. After coming home in 2004, doctors found that he suffered from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
Making Miami's Little Haiti Neighborhood Great Again
Haitians are worried about changes taking place in the Little Haiti area of Miami, Florida.
Lucky Foods for the Lunar New Year
The Lunar New Year begins February 16. It is one of the biggest and most important holidays in Asia.
Everyone Gets to be Irish on Saint Patrick’s Day
On March 17, people around the world celebrate the Irish holiday of Saint Patrick’s Day.
Prom: An American Tradition
Hope Nibert has a huge smile on her face. The 18-year-old from Arlington, Virginia has a lot of reasons to be happy.
Community Connection, Personal Growth During Ramadan
Muslims around the world are preparing for Eid al-Fitr, a religious holiday that marks the end of Ramadan.
Rejected Princesses Too Bold for Disney Movies
Move over, Sleeping Beauty, Snow White and Cinderella!