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Jean Chatzky, AARP expert on money

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Spring Cleaning

It's the perfect time to declutter your financial records

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Etch A Sketch?

Car buyers: Etching on a new car's window could cost you

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We Can Do More

Change is needed to ensure that everyone has the chance to enjoy an independent life

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Dion and the Disruptors

Who says you can't do what you love into your 70s and beyond? Not these folks




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What I Know Now: Dr. Phil

Dr. Phil: What I Know Now

Everyone's favorite guru, Dr. Phil McGraw, says he's a yes-man, a homebody and a suit who has been there, done that

Lorretta Lynn: A Whole Lot of Loretta

Loretta Lynn: Country Strong

The hardworking queen of country music celebrates turning 84 by recording a new album — and digging in the dirt

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Russell Crowe's Memorable Crime-Buster Roles 

From good cop to bad cop, here’s a range of his best characters

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Don Cheadle Channels Miles Davis in Biopic

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Graham Nash: Next Solo Flight

The veteran folk rocker talks about 'This Path Tonight,' his first solo album in 14 years

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Sally Field: Breathe & Be Grateful

Oscar-winning actress Sally Field gets candid about owning her age, the double standard for women in Hollywood and parenting by example.


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Making Memories

Filmmaker Ken Burns shares a special family bond with our nation's parks  

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A Parks Bucket List

Colorado couple is on a quest to visit all 59 National Parks


Richard Sherman, National Parks

My Homeland

A biologist loves living off the Badlands park


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Squaring the Circle of Life

Novelist taps into the mystery of a Pacific Northwest rain forest

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Nature’s Pied Piper

A poet brings her flute to the hushed Painted Desert


Kermit Roosevelt, National Parks

My Kind of Landscape

Great-great-grandson of Theodore Roosevelt on the importance of the National Park system

Stephen Shobe, National Parks

Rock Climbers Paradise

A mountaineer riffs on his favorite rocks at Joshua Tree


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Is Online-Only Banking For You?

Lower fees have many making the shift to cybersavings


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Home Improvements That Pay You Back

Prepping your home for sale? These nine home improvement projects are worth considering

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Tidy Up Your Finances

Get a fresh start by extending spring cleaning to your financial life


Eat This Not That

Eat This, Not That!

Sure, you can eat out! But learn how to make smart choices for healthier living when you do

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13 Moves to Make You Stronger and Healthier

Exercises to help you in your daily activities, from vacuuming your home to playing with the grandkids. No gym required

Presidential Check Up

Is the President's Checkup Just Like Yours?

Our commander in chief regularly gets an extensive physical. Should you?

Memoir Winner

Captive Hearts: Inside a state prison, a lesson in compassion

Kindness Behind Bars

A former prison chef, offers a gripping tale about a family of skunks — and the complexities of human nature


All In The Family

The Terrible Twenty-Twos

The Terrible 22s

Are today's young adults really helpless narcissists? And if so — whose fault is that? An inquiry

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Chasing Rainbows

In a new book, Anderson Cooper lowers his guard, while his mother, Gloria Vanderbilt, shatters her image as a privileged socialite

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The Battle of Surigao Strait

Phillip Hollywood, who was a 19-year-old fire controlman aboard the destroyer USS Melvin, recounts history's last great surface naval battle.  


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