Dec. 10, 2007. The “America’s Best High Schools” rankings are launched.
April 2008. Space for reader comments is added on usnews.com.
June 9, 2008. The U.S. News Media Group is formed, reflecting the organization’s evolution from a weekly magazine to a multiplatform digital publisher of news and analysis.
June 10, 2008. U.S. News content goes live on Amazon’s Kindle.
Sept. 24, 2008. An expanded Opinion section on usnews.com is unveiled, including the new Thomas Jefferson Street blog.
November 2008. U.S. News’s first list of the “World’s Best Colleges and Universities,” which ranks 200 universities worldwide, is launched.
Dec. 5, 2008. Biggest single audience day on usnews.com: “Best High Schools” brings in 2.2 million visitors.
Dec. 18, 2008. The last regular biweekly issue of U.S. News & World Report is published. From now on it will be published about once per month.
Jan. 23, 2009. The U.S. News Weekly debuts with a cover story on the first Obama inauguration.
March 2009. The first ranking of “America’s Best Nursing Homes” debuts.
June 2009. The first listing of the “Best Places to Live” is produced.
April 2010. A new section, Travel, launches on the Rankings & Reviews website.
December 2010. The final magazine edition of U.S. News & World Report is released. Newsstand price for the last issue is $4.99. Editor Brian Kelly writes that “This is the last monthly print issue of U.S.News & World Report, but it is by no means the last of U.S. News.”
June 7, 2011. The first annual ranking of “Best Diets” launches.
June 2011. New York operations move to 4 New York Plaza.
January 2012. The “Top Online Education Programs” rankings debut.
June 2012. U.S. News and co-presenters Innovate+Educate and STEMconnector host a major conference in Dallas devoted to STEM education.
September 2012. U.S. News’s first e-book, “How to Live to 100,” is released.
October 2012. The New York offices are flooded in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. After the building is deemed uninhabitable, operations are temporarily moved to the Daily News printing plant in Jersey City, N.J.
January 2013. For the first time, monthly traffic on usnews.com surpasses 100 million page views and 20 million unique visitors.
March 2013. U.S. News retires its own stylebook (and the serial comma) and switches to AP.