Best of America

Photo Essay: A Surfer Makes Waves With Post-Hurricane Relief
Photo Essay: A Surfer Makes Waves With Post-Hurricane Relief

After Superstorm Sandy devastated coastal communities in New York and New Jersey, professional… >>

Everyday Heroes: Bringing Down a Bank Robber
Everyday Heroes: Bringing Down a Bank Robber

A former boxing champion takes a repeat offender off the streets. >>

The Museum at Ground Zero: A Sneak Peek
The Museum at Ground Zero: A Sneak Peek

Get up close to a few of the special items that will be on display when the National September 11… >>

Breathtaking Waterfall Pictures and Coastal Views
Breathtaking Waterfall Pictures and Coastal Views

Picture yourself surrounded by North America's natural beauty, from the winding river dells of… >>

The Unsinkable Diana Nyad
The Unsinkable Diana Nyad

At 61, Diana Nyad attempted to swim 103 miles against three-foot waves, the threat of sharks, and… >>

Money Facts and Trivia: How Much Do You Know?
Money Facts and Trivia: How Much Do You Know?

Are you current on our currency? Test yourself below. >>

Unstoppable: Quadruple Amputee Taylor Morris
Unstoppable: Quadruple Amputee Taylor Morris

  I didn't want to interrupt the power of these images with words until… >>

U.S. Marines Take On
U.S. Marines Take On “Call Me Maybe”

We've seen "Call Me Maybe" spoofed by politicians and puppets, we've even figured out why it's so… >>

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… >>

Vintage Campaign Pride, that Fits to a Tee
Vintage Campaign Pride, that Fits to a Tee

Whether you’re suffering from political burnout or don't want to visually declare your candidate… >>

Video: Million Motorcycle Memorial
Video: Million Motorcycle Memorial

This Memorial Day weekend, it's not just about an extra day off from work—these 6 small towns… >>

Video: Conan Teaches First Graders the Blues
Video: Conan Teaches First Graders the Blues

What's not to love? In this great 8-minute clip, funnyman Conan O'Brien teaches first graders… >>

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… >>

What Does a Hometown Smell Like?
What Does a Hometown Smell Like?

America’s heart is in its hometowns, and one of the driving themes of this summer’s Best of… >>

Where the Buffalo Still Roam
Where the Buffalo Still Roam

Every year, visitors from around the world migrate to South Dakota's Custer State Park to witness… >>

5 Amazing Photos of Florida's Best-Kept Secret
5 Amazing Photos of Florida’s Best-Kept Secret

Bok Tower Gardens is one of our country's hidden gems and the subject of a new book from Skira… >>

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. >>

What Unites These States?
What Unites These States?

Philip Caputo traveled from Key West, Florida, to Deadhorse, Alaska, asking everyday Americans what… >>

Surprising Trivia Behind America’s Most Iconic Foods
Surprising Trivia Behind America’s Most Iconic Foods

Separating myth from history: how Buffalo wings, hot dog buns, nachos, and more classic American… >>

How One Deejay Became a Community Hero
How One Deejay Became a Community Hero

A deejay takes the stage to lift the spirits of a community in need. >>