In 2003, 95% of Americans lived in homes with landline telephone service. By 2022, that number had dropped to 26%.
Guinness World Records has ruled against a Portugal dog that died in 2023, keeping the title of oldest canine ever.
China plans to send a new pair of giant pandas to the San Diego Zoo, renewing a longstanding gesture of friendship with the United States after having recalled nearly all its bears from U.S. zoos.
The moon will line up perfectly between the Earth and the sun on April 8, blotting out the sunlight for a brief time in parts of 15 states.
While millions of Americans will experience the April 8 solar eclipse on the ground, it also will be possible for some lucky folks to witness the alignment from an airplane.
George Washington was uneasy about the idea of publicly celebrating his life. But on Monday, the nation again will commemorate the first U.S. president, 292 years after his birth.
First lady Jill Biden is sending her love to Americans on Valentine's Day through a greeting card-themed display on the White House lawn.
It’s not a myth: The data shows a large portion of Valentine’s Day gift shopping really is done at the last minute.
Ash Wednesday is the solemn day of fasting and reflection that signals the start of Lent, Christianity’s most penitent season.
Festivities marking the end of New Orleans’ Carnival season hit full swing Monday night into Tuesday, with a burst of Mardi Gras-themed costumes, parades and live music.
Valentine’s Day is a busy time at Miami International Airport, where many of the season's fresh cut flowers arrive to the U.S. from South America.
It’s a beloved tradition in New Orleans: masked riders on floats fling colorful beads to parade-watchers. It's good fun, but also a 'plastics disaster.'
As family and friends gather to watch the Super Bowl, culinary choices may be as important as the score. Here's a game plan for party safety.
Given the rarity of a total solar eclipse, many communities, parks, science centers and museums across the U.S. are hosting special activities or viewing opportunities on April 8.
The Lunar New Year is a festival that is celebrated for several days in many Asian countries, and with some variations is also known regionally in the U.S.