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The Hill’s Steve Clemons interviewed Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Robert Redfield on May 19, 2020.

CDC director says US is ready to begin reopening but warns that it needs to have enhanced contact tracing and rapid testing in place before flu season...

CDC Director Robert Redfield told The Hill that the US needs to enhance its testing capabilities and number of contact tracers in the months ahead.

10 scenic getaways across the US that are within a 1- to 4-hour drive from major cities — and the best hotel to book for each

These destinations are all an easy drive from big US cities and promise intimate settings, fresh air, wide-open spaces, and gorgeous scenery.
Denim was invented in France.

16 things you thought were invented in the US — but weren’t

Apple pie, hot dogs, peanut butter — many things you thought were invented in the USA were actually created in other countries.
Iowa football.

25 things every Midwesterner knows to be true

From Steak 'n Shake to tornado warnings, there are plenty of things that can only be found in the Midwest. Here are 25 quirks only a true Midwesterner can appreciate.

People are lining up to buy guns because they’re afraid they’ll be looted amid the coronavirus crisis

Some retailers are also seeing an uptick of Asian-American customers, who say they are buying guns out of fear that they will be attacked.
Plenty of families pull up to visit Mount Rushmore.

22 vintage photos show Americans embarking on cross-country road trips in the 1960s

Amid a booming economy and the thriving auto industry, families piled into their cars and hit the country's new interstate system.
Robin Madell.

A journalist interviewed hundreds of people to see what life after 30 looks like in the US. Meet the 30-year-old trying to figure out how far he is fr...

"I feel like my life is just beginning. A lot more to it. I'm in a better place, more secure in myself," says Joe Tocci, a 30-year-old living in NYC.
I visited the US for the first time in my mid-twenties, and was surprised by how different everything was.

18 things that surprised a Brit visiting LA for the first time

It didn't matter that I'd been looking at pictures of it for years — being in America was very, very foreign to me.
Children admire a painting on a sunny beach day in Russia.

Vintage photos that show what life looked like behind the Iron Curtain

From hidden discotheques to winning soccer teams, these vintage photos show what life was like in the Soviet Union before the Berlin Wall fell.
Children admire a painting on a sunny beach day in Russia.

Vintage photos that show what life looked like behind the Iron Curtain

From hidden discotheques to winning soccer teams, these vintage photos show what life was like in the Soviet Union before the Berlin Wall fell.