Hometown Heroes are everyday Americans working to make their community—or their world—a better place.
Happy Birthday, Reba
10 Reasons to love country superstar Reba McEntire on her birthday and everyday.
‘Homicide Hunter’ Joe Kenda Narrates Cases From Memory
Former Colorado police detective Joe Kenda says he has an ‘absolutely perfect memory’ and refuses to work from a script.
Never Give Up: Blind Skier Epitomizes Paralympic Spirit at Sochi
Danelle Umstead aiming for speed skiing gold at Sochi.
Thurl Ravenscroft: 100 Years of Iconic Voiceovers
Tony the Tiger, How the Grinch Stole Christmas and South Pacific among productions featuring iconic voice of Thurl Ravenscroft.
Rosanne Cash’s New Album Returns to Her Roots
Singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash reclaims her heritage with 11 original songs focusing on her Southern roots.
The War on Poverty at 50
Have we won or lost the war on poverty? Look back at how the war has changed over 50 years.
Acts of Kindness 2013
American Profile readers share acts of kindness by family, neighbors, coworkers and complete strangers.
A Visit to Christmas Town U.S.A.
North Carolina town rolls out the Yule log and lights up for the Christmas holiday.
Sears Appliance Repairman Composes Christmas Cantata
Kansas composer wrote dozens of songs while driving repair truck from house to house.
JFK: The President's Life in Retrospect
Thomas J. Putman, director of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum, helps put JFK’s life into perspective 50 years after his death.
Nashville Flood Puts Mom on High Road to Better Life
Homeless mother struggles to rebuild her house and her health.
The Birth of Modern Cheerleading
Texas cheerleader synchronizes teams and creates multi-million dollar industry.