Ellen Goethel (r.) talks about lobsters with former Alaska governor Sarah Palin and her family during their visit to Yankee Seafood Cooperative in Seabrook, N.H., on June 2. Ms. Palin began a 'One Nation' bus tour in Washington on May 29, renewing speculation that she would join the still unsettled Republican presidential contest.
Handshakes and hugs marked Obama's visit to ground zero on Thursday. His post-Bin Laden meeting with families who lost loved ones on 9/11 gave some comfort, said several attendees.
U.S. citizenship test: Some 450 years after America's founding, is civic ignorance at an all-time high? A Newsweek poll of US citizens from all 57 states reveals how misinformed we really are.
Christina Aguilera mumbled some lines and moved others around at her Super Bowl performance. Here are two possible reasons that the Christina Aguilera national anthem didn't go more smoothly.
From demon sheep to witchcraft denials, this has been one crazy election season. And nowhere has the looniness been more on display than in the candidates' carefully crafted TV spots. Here is our list of the top 10 weirdest ads of 2010.
There are plenty of patriotic monuments to visit this July 4 weekend. One of the weirder ones is a red, white and blue buoy floating in a Baltimore river, marking the spot where Francis Scott Key composed the Star Spangled Banner in 1814.
How cuisine and culture collaborated to cook up an American identity.
Monday is Flag Day in the United States. Flag Day commemorates the day in 1777 that the Continental Congress adopted the American flag.