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  • New York’s Empire State Building is backlit by fireworks
    The Fourth of July: Celebrating U.S. Independence Day

    July 4th has been recognized as Independence Day in the United States ever since the country’s Founding Fathers signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. To mark the occasion, Americans celebrate with parades, fireworks, concerts and other festive activities.  

  • Art
    The Art House I

    Art in Embassies Exhibition: Contemporary Art of the United States of America at the Residence of the U.S. Ambassador in Oman 

  • snow and christmas tree (IIP Digital)
    Winter Celebrations Mirror America's Diversity

    Americans celebrate a wide range of winter holidays that reflect the nation’s cultural heritage. 

  • people shouting (IIP Digital)
    2011: The Year of Demanding Open, Noncorrupt Government

    As calls for good governance and transparency grow louder, governments and nongovernmental groups around the world take steps against corruption and transnational organized crime. 

  • horse (IIP Digital)
    American Indians and Horses

    This photo gallery provides a look at an exhibition at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington that illuminates the enduring relationship between American Indian tribes and horses over the past five centuries. 

  • Face (IIP Digital)
    American Innovators: Extraordinary Changes to Everyday Life

    Entrepreneur Steve Jobs, who died October 5, continued a long-standing American tradition of innovation. Find out more about some of the ground-breaking inventors who preceded him.