Best of America

They Came Running: Heroes of the Boston Marathon Bombing
They Came Running: Heroes of the Boston Marathon Bombing

Immediately after the Boston Marathon bombings, these everyday heroes joined together to help at… >>

Can You Guess What This Fireworks Display Is Called?
Can You Guess What This Fireworks Display Is Called?

This mini-lesson will make you sound like a fireworks pro. >>

Best of America 2013: Inspiring Stories
Best of America 2013: Inspiring Stories

Need more reasons to love America? Add these touching moments, inspiring stories, and good deeds to… >>

Best of America 2013: Weird and Funny Stories
Best of America 2013: Weird and Funny Stories

We found a few funny folks, silly stories, and surprising reasons to love our country. >>

Top 3 Picks: The Best of America Photo Contest 2013
Top 3 Picks: The Best of America Photo Contest 2013

For our Best of America Photo Contest we invited you to send an image that conveyed what you love… >>

America's Most Spectacular Fourth of July Fireworks
America’s Most Spectacular Fourth of July Fireworks

Visit one of these cities, big or small, to celebrate Independence Day with a fireworks show you're… >>

Fascinating Facts About One World Trade Center
Fascinating Facts About One World Trade Center

Even while still under construction, One World Trade (formerly known as the Freedom Tower) has… >>

Baseball Trivia: 9 Moments That Changed the Game Forever
Baseball Trivia: 9 Moments That Changed the Game Forever

As the new baseball season gets underway, a look back at the deals, rule changes, and cultural… >>

Party Ideas Worth Copying: 4th of July Pictures and DIY Crafts
Party Ideas Worth Copying: 4th of July Pictures and DIY Crafts

Celebrate our nation with these fun craft ideas and easy projects from these 4th of July pictures. >>

Inspiring Stories: 9 Ordinary People Who Changed History
Inspiring Stories: 9 Ordinary People Who Changed History

On the 100th anniversary of Rosa Parks' birthday, we honor everyday men and women whose brave… >>

Great Kids: Tennessee Teens Honor Their Special Pal With Homecoming Crown
Great Kids: Tennessee Teens Honor Their Special Pal With Homecoming Crown

In a touching twist to the traditional story of homecoming king and queen, three teenage nominees… >>

5 Great Reads To Take You Inside the Inauguration
5 Great Reads To Take You Inside the Inauguration

While second presidential inaugurations tend to lack the fireworks of the first—it will be hard… >>

Inspiring Stories: The Heroes of Hurricane Sandy
Inspiring Stories: The Heroes of Hurricane Sandy

When Sandy hit the East Coast, these American heroes sprang into action, proving that spirit can… >>

America Says Thanks: Wal-Mart to Hire Veterans Seeking Jobs
America Says Thanks: Wal-Mart to Hire Veterans Seeking Jobs

Facing a staggering unemployment rate of over 20 percent, much higher than the national average… >>

Two Great Americans: The Senator and the Actor
Two Great Americans: The Senator and the Actor

It would seem at first that Charles Durning and Daniel Inouye, who died this month within a week of… >>

Commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation
Commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation

In many ways, 2012 was the year of Lincoln: On the big screen, he worked tirelessly to ensure the… >>

Inspiring: Golden Retrievers Provide Comfort in Newtown
Inspiring: Golden Retrievers Provide Comfort in Newtown

Newtown schools are just now reopening after last Friday's tragedy, and Sandy Hook Elementary will… >>

The Most-Craved, Favorite Regional Foods
The Most-Craved, Favorite Regional Foods

From boiled peanuts to reindeer hot dogs and deep-fried rattlesnakes, take a look at the wildly… >>

The Heroes of Sandy Hook
The Heroes of Sandy Hook

As the details emerge and the country struggles with the immense horror of the massacre at Sandy… >>

File Under Fuzzy: 5 Warm Christmas Gestures from Everyday Americans
File Under Fuzzy: 5 Warm Christmas Gestures from Everyday Americans

I can't help but get that fuzzy feeling reading about these incredible holiday acts of… >>