Election 2016

    Where They Stand

    We invited both candidates to weigh in on Social Security, Medicare and more

    The Campaign Issue You Won't Hear About

    Why the candidates' ages are not a factor in the 2016 presidential election

    How Social Security helps Joseph Everett

    The retired grandfather of four is using his benefits to secure the future for his grandchildren

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    We Need a National Family Caregiving Strategy

    More action is needed to prepare health care and social service systems

    Guide to Voting in the 2016 Election

    Here's a quick voting help guide to motivate citizens to go to the polls in November and Take a Stand

    Video: Real Leaders on Social Security

    The next President needs the courage to make tough decisions to ensure Social Security's future

    Government & Elections

    Our Only Chance to Get Answers on Social Security

    Presidential debate moderators need to ask the question

    A Conversation With ...

    William Shatner

    The actor talks to AARP about his iconic role as 'Star Trek' celebrates 50 years

    Jimmy Carter

    The 39th president, humanitarian and farmer talks about politics, race relations, and marriage

    Video: Why Getting to Jupiter Is a Big Deal

    The Juno satellite, launched Aug. 5, 2011, is set to arrive at Jupiter on July 4

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    Miss America Beyond the Runway

    As the pageant celebrates its 95th year, a look back at seven beauties who were boosted into the spotlight

    10 Must-Sees at the African American History Museum

    Don’t miss these rare artifacts showcased in the newest addition to the Smithson

    Princess Diana: Rise of a 1980s Icon

    From ‘Shy Di’ to global style-setter, she embraces royal life and fame

    Events & History View Events & History Videos

    An Iconic Flag Rises Again, 15 Years Later

    It was raised by firefighters above the World Trade Center in 2001

    Quiz: Are You Smarter Than an 8th-Grader?

    Test your knowledge of middle-school subjects

    Video: Floyd Norman's Journey

    The first African-American animator at Disney in the mid-50s, Floyd Norman was devastated when his job was 'discontinued'

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