Best of America

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. >>

Celebrities Share the Best of America
Celebrities Share the Best of America

Bright spots: See America through the eyes of your favorite celebrities. >>

Red, White, and Blue! July 4th Desserts
Red, White, and Blue! July 4th Desserts

Show off your patriotic spirit with these fun, festive, and very colorful July 4th desserts. >>

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… >>

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… >>

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. >>

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… >>

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… >>

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… >>

24 of the Funniest Town Names in America
24 of the Funniest Town Names in America

We sent our humor editor, Andy Simmons, on a cross-country trip. His report: >>

Tweeter's Digest: The Best Graduation Quotes from Commencement Speeches of 2012
Tweeter’s Digest: The Best Graduation Quotes from Commencement Speeches of 2012

Skip the fancy four-year degree as we curate the most inspirational graduation quotes (in 140… >>

13 Iconic Shoes That Changed America
13 Iconic Shoes That Changed America

Audrey Hepburn’s famous flats, 80s power sneakers, make-a-statement Manolos: Here, a well-heeled… >>

13 Olympic Moments that Changed History
13 Olympic Moments that Changed History

The Olympics have a rich history of inspiring achievements as well as controversial moments, but we… >>

25 Secrets Your Congressperson Won't Tell You
25 Secrets Your Congressperson Won’t Tell You

From campaign contributions to the secrets behind lobbyists, we got the dirt on what Washington… >>

We Hear You America: Mayors of the Week
We Hear You America: Mayors of the Week

Meet some local leaders are working to make their towns even better -- and maybe earn a WHYA prize… >>