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Featured Picks

Dr. Phil: What I Know Now

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

Kindness Behind Bars

Our memoir contest winner offers a gripping tale about a family of skunks — and the complexities of human nature

Online Banking 101

Learn the ins and outs of e-banking and how to determine if it's right for you


Nationals Parks at 100


Rock Climbers Paradise

A mountaineer riffs on his favorite rocks at Joshua Tree

A Parks Bucket List

Couple is on a quest to visit all 59 National Parks

Nature’s Pied Piper

A poet brings her flute to the hushed Painted Desert


Featured Videos

Sally Field Comes of Age

After years of caring for her children and her mother, the actress is finally living life just for herself. 

Battle for the Ages

World War II veteran Phillip Hollywood gives his first-person account of history's last great surface naval batlle.   


Healthy You

Your Best Dining-Out Options

Grabbing a quick bite to eat? See what to eat and what not to eat at these popular restaurant chains

Moves to Make You Stronger

Try our strength training exercise plan to prevent injuries from everyday tasks

Money Saver

Home Upgrades That Pay Off

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

Surprising New Car Charge

Beware of car dealers touting the benefits of etching a VIN number on a new car's window

Tidy Up Your Finances

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


The Big-Oh

Celebrity Milestone Birthdays in May

Janet Jackson, Reggie Jackson and Cher are blowing out the candles this month. Check out who else has a big one this May.


Don't Miss

Chasing Rainbows

Anderson Cooper and Gloria Vanderbilt reveal the truth of growing up rich and famous in New York in their new book "The Rainbow Comes and Goes."


The Highwaymen Return

How the 1980s supergroup revived four careers — and country music itself


We Can Do More

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


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