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The Tennesseans to Premiere July 4

Ed Hooper | Posted 07.03.2015 | Impact
Ed Hooper

The Tennesseans: A Volunteer Legacy will premiere July 4 and 5 on the state's public television stations. The hour-long film is the first to highlight the events, men and women that earned the state its nickname from the Revolutionary War Battle of Kings Mountain to the modern battlefields of today.

No One Is Looking At Your Fireworks Pictures

Katie Hoffman | Posted 07.02.2015 | Comedy
Katie Hoffman

Every year in July, Americans wearing their washed-out flag shirts from 2000 gather together on an open field with picnic blankets and folding chairs to partake in the Sisyphean task of capturing the best moments of a fireworks show on camera.

Celebrating July 4th in France

Peter Mandel | Posted 07.01.2015 | Travel
Peter Mandel

It's the July 4th weekend. My wife, Kathy, and I have a bag full of red, white and blue pinwheels, some Stars and Stripes-brand snack cakes and a packet of mini-flags. We're nearly set for a holiday blowout in the country. Strangely, none of the stores is stocked with hot dogs or chips. No one around us seems to be doing the same.

Obama Sums Up All Our Feelings About The U.S. Women's National Team

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 07.01.2015 | Sports

"You make us all proud!"

Live Updates From The U.S.A.-China Women's World Cup Game

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 06.26.2015 | Sports

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5 Ways to Celebrate the 4th of July as an American Living Abroad

Victoria Borisch | Posted 06.26.2015 | World
Victoria Borisch

I can guarantee that your neighbors will not appreciate you running up and down the streets chanting "USA, USA, USA". So how do we celebrate the 4th of July abroad without being "that obnoxious American"?

Baha'i Prayer and Quotes About America

Shastri Purushotma | Posted 06.24.2015 | Religion
Shastri Purushotma

Although it began in the nineteenth century in what was then Persia, the scriptures of the Baha'i Faith have some specific prayers and passages about the destiny of America that are thought-provoking.

How Americans and Chinese Think About Happiness Differently

David Sze | Posted 06.23.2015 | Healthy Living
David Sze

Researchers and thinkers have often claimed that cultures can be divided between individualistic cultures and collectivistic cultures. The former prioritize individual satisfaction and achievement, while the latter prioritize the collective goals of the family, group and society.

10 Instagram Accounts That Make Us Want To Hike And Explore The Planet

INK361 | Posted 06.23.2015 | Travel
INK361

While some of us enjoy sharing photos of our selfies, food or pets on Instagram - these folks are hiking in the most beautiful places on earth and sha...

Why I Travel the World. And You Should Too.

Kat Gal | Posted 06.15.2015 | Travel
Kat Gal

The first time I traveled I was less than one when my parents took me along for their holiday to Lake Balaton. The first time I went abroad I was four-years-old visiting Greece with my parents.

Israel is Perceived by Expats as the Most Dynamic Country Worldwide

Malte Zeeck | Posted 06.12.2015 | World
Malte Zeeck

Yes, you read it right; Israel was rated by expats as the most dynamic country in the world. It even left the USA and Brazil, countries widely known for their fast and energetic culture, far behind. I bet you were not expecting this, right?

License to Kill; the Troubling Truth About Teen Driving

Ellie Widdowson | Posted 06.09.2015 | Parents
Ellie Widdowson

While the discussion surrounding underage drinking and driving has been around for some time, the growing discussion about distracted driving, specifically related to cell phone usage while operating a vehicle, has highlighted many concerns about teen driving statistics and the risks they pose to both themselves and those around them.

11 Reasons To Get Excited For The 2015 Women's U.S. World Cup Team

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 06.08.2015 | Sports

In case you weren't already pumped.

How My Grandmother Impacted a Multimillion Dollar American Plant's Success? Is Connecting Dots Innovation?

Karthik Rajan | Posted 06.04.2015 | Business
Karthik Rajan

Every morning, she would gather us all around and she would heat up the freshly milked pot from the home cows.

Today's Global Economy? We Are All in it Together!

Dominik Knoll | Posted 06.04.2015 | Business
Dominik Knoll

Today I would like to write about the World Economy, highlighting some of the current strengths and developments on the examples of the US, Europe, China and India.

Accepting and Moving On in Post-racial and Post-tribal Societies

Washington Osiro | Posted 06.02.2015 | World
Washington Osiro

Without absolving or equivocating on America's hypocrisy on matters of race, racism and abuse of civil rights, it is ironic and equally hypocritical that Africans, who have little compunction about hacking one another to death because of differences, physical or perceived, are some of the loudest decriers of racism and bigotry in America.

Signs of a Thaw in the "Cold War"?

Elena Ulansky | Posted 06.02.2015 | World
Elena Ulansky

An imposed peace can only happen if ISIS is stopped, and only a joint coalition that includes the West and Russia would be able to achieve that end.

U.S. Saves Soccer, Becomes Most Popular Country In World

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 06.02.2015 | Sports

WE DID IT.

Stabilizing the Middle East

Amir Madani | Posted 06.01.2015 | World
Amir Madani

The cancer of terrorism is the symptom of society's unresolved problems, festering in the swamps of economic inequality, authoritarianism, suppression of civil rights and retrograde creeds.

The Most Affordable Travel Destinations In The U.S.

SmartAsset.com | Posted 05.29.2015 | Travel
SmartAsset.com

While most of us would love to fly to Paris for the holidays or spend a few weeks in Australia this summer, those destinations are often too expensive for the typical American family to visit but once in a blue moon. But that doesn't mean there aren't more affordable options closer to home.

An Afternoon With Kishore Mahbubani

Patrick Daniel | Posted 05.27.2015 | World
Patrick Daniel

As part of the Albert H. Gordon lecture series, this year's speakers Kishore Mahbubani, dean and professor at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Poli...

Jonas Carpignano's Mediterranea in Cannes: The Humanity Beneath the Headlines

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 05.27.2015 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

What drives an issue home each and every time is when it is made personal, when the headlines become faces, or in this case when the refugees of war, hunger, religion or politics, turn into human beings -- just like you and me.

Morocco's Role in Supporting Human Development in Africa

Ahmed Charai | Posted 05.25.2015 | World
Ahmed Charai

Sustainable development in the African south is inextricable from social issues. The continent's talented populations and vast youth demographic have the potential to make the continent a global powerhouse -- but not unless present-day ills are healed.

The Cannes Diaries 2015: The DPA Gifting Lounge Top 10 Must Haves

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 05.20.2015 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

Usually visiting the DPA Gifting Lounge in Cannes is a treat and a welcomed oasis of treats and beautiful things to behold for this overstretched writer in need of some serious rest. But this year, Nathalie Dubois-Sissoko provided so much more than that.

Notes From a Dive Bar III

Alan Black | Posted 05.18.2015 | San Francisco
Alan Black

Years ago, at night's end, I locked a drunk French tourist in the bar, by mistake. He awakened under a table on the balcony, perfumed with vomit, a fragrance found in bars. Only the bar's ghosts were with him.