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    Veteran news anchor Ted Koppel at AARP studios in Washington, DC on July 14, 2015, Conversation with Ted Koppel

    Ted Koppel

    The former 'Nightline' anchor talks about cyberterrorism and lessons learned over his long career.

    Melinda Gates

    Melinda Gates

    The philanthropist on turning 50 with inspiration and optimism.

    Bill O'Reilly

    Bill O'Reilly

    In his latest book, 'Killing Reagan,' Bill O'Reilly casts the Gipper in a human light.


    With Social Security, What You Don’t Know Costs You

    New AARP survey indicates not knowing the details could keep thousands of dollars out of your pocket.

    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

    Government for the People

    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: The first four years.

    Volunteers pack meals during AARP Foundation's

    A Celebration of National Service

    More than 1 million meals packaged for hungry seniors on the National Mall.

    Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

    Entrevista con Carlos Santana

    Carlos Santana

    The Mexican-born guitar legend riffs on the '60s, divorce, grandchildren and laughter.

    Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Influential Latino Women

    Shining in All Spheres of American Life

    From politics to the arts, to science and sports, discover these influential Hispanics.

    Latinos in Baseball

    From Adolfo to Albert, a photo gallery of the sport's brightest Hispanic stars.

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    Politics & Policy

    International Day of Older Person and the 20th anniversary of the U.N. Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing, China.

    How Women Change Aging by Changing How They Live

    International Day of Older Person and 20th anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women.

    Protect America's Bedrock Programs

    This summer, we celebrate the 80th anniversary of Social Security and the 50th anniversary of Medicare.

    Disabled American holding a flag, Americans with Disabilities

    Americans with Disabilities Act Turns 25

    How the ADA benefits all of us.

    African Americans, Retirement and Social Security

    The Social Security program is neutral in terms of race or ethnicity, but how do people of color interact with the system?

    People celebrate outside the Supreme Court in Washington, DC on June 26, 2015 after its historic decision on gay marriage. The US Supreme Court ruled Friday that gay marriage is a nationwide right, a landmark decision in one of the most keenly awaited announcements in decades and sparking scenes of jubilation. The nation's highest court, in a narrow 5-4 decision, said the US Constitution requires all states to carry out and recognize marriage between people of the same sex.

    How Recent Court Rulings Affect Same-Sex Couples

    Here are answers to some common questions about how the court's rulings affect same-sex couples.

    An Act Diminished?

    The 50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

    Events & History

    Kennedy Jacques Lowe John Jacqueline Caroline Jr. assassination Dallas Texas 1963 anniversary JFK slideshow rare estate camelot president presidency Washington DC Hyannis Massachusetts (Estate of Jacques Lowe)

    JFK: Personal Portraits

    Photographer Jacques Lowe provided the nation with insider access to JFK and his family.

    A man raises his hands in the air as he celebrates during Million Man March on the Mall, 16 October 1995, in Washington DC.

    The Story Behind the Million Man March

    How the Million Man March came together on Oct. 16, 1995, at the National Mall in D.C.

    Charlayne Hunter Gault University Georgia Desegregation

    Charlayne Hunter-Gault

    My American Life: Fifty years after the Freedom Summer, the noted journalist reflects on her civil rights fight.

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