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[27 May 2010]

New York City's Fleet Week honors the men and women who serve in the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. [More]

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[24 May 2010]

On this day, Americans honor the U.S. men and women who died while in military service. This year’s holiday falls on May 31st and many people consider Memorial Day to be the unofficial start of the summer season. [More]

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[5 May 2010]

Spanish for "fifth of May", this voluntarily observed holiday is not Mexico's Independence Day as some people think. Actually, it is celebrated more in the U.S. than anywhere else... [More]

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[1 Apr 2010]

Like many other countries, the U.S. celebrates Easter with bountiful feasts and egg decorating. Learn more about how Americans honor this special holiday, as well as the origins of some Easter customs… [More]

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[12 Feb 2010]

Presidents' Day honors two of America’s greatest presidents, George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, as well as the general office of the Presidency. [More]

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[3 Feb 2010]

During the entire month of February, Americans and Canadians recognize the achievements of the nations' black men and women. [More]

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[20 Jan 2010]

If you are planning on staying in the United States for any period of time, it will be most helpful to get to know a little about the way the government is structured and how the government serves the people. Here are some basic notes on the overall structure of the U.S. government. [More]

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[18 Jan 2010]

Today is Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the United States. The federal holiday honors the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., who was a leader of the American Civil Rights movement and efforts to end racial segregation in the 1950s and 60s. [More]

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[15 Jan 2010]

While there are certainly rich men on HotRussianBrides and RussianLoveMatch, a lady should never assume a gentleman has lots of money. [More]

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[15 Jan 2010]

If you live in the city in Russia, you may be used to getting onto a rail car or a public bus and standing close enough to touch the other passengers next to you. You may be used to seeing people converse in loud voices while standing near each other. But in America, such behaviors are regarded as unusual – and possibly even rude. [More]