Best of America

Hey, Mr. President: Have I Got a Burger For You
Hey, Mr. President: Have I Got a Burger For You

Now, there's no beef here, Mr. President, because clearly you know your way around a patty (ahem… >>

We Hear You America: Higginsville, Missouri
We Hear You America: Higginsville, Missouri

Without a modern projector so residents can watch digital movies, the Davis Theatre, a fixture in… >>

Running for Vets: 100 Miles Left to Go!
Running for Vets: 100 Miles Left to Go!

Each of us has our own way of celebrating July 4. Retired Marine Jamie Summerlin will pay… >>

10 Best Food Festival Recipes From Around America
10 Best Food Festival Recipes From Around America

What better way to celebrate the Fourth of July than by whipping up recipes from some of… >>

The 5 Best Roads in America
The 5 Best Roads in America

Safe, scenic, sensible. We asked experts to nominate their favorite stretches of road in some of… >>

This July Fourth, Remember Our War Widows
This July Fourth, Remember Our War Widows

Two hundred thirty-six. That's how many years of freedom we've enjoyed since our founding fathers… >>

Colin Powell: The Meeting He'll Always Remember
Colin Powell: The Meeting He’ll Always Remember

In case you missed it, from our July/August issue: Colin Powell reflects on the wisdom he’s… >>

Colin Powell: The Meeting He'll Always Remember
Colin Powell: The Meeting He’ll Always Remember

Former secretary of state Colin Powell recalls two young visitors who sharpened his vision of our… >>

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… >>

Three Things a Mummy Won't Tell You
Three Things a Mummy Won’t Tell You

As the books editor at Reader's Digest, I usually have my nose in a manuscript, but today I’d… >>