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Sing, dance and answer your way to a top trivia score in our quiz on the Great White Way

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This Weekend’s Birthdays

TV personality Wayne Brady (51); journalist Anderson Cooper (56); actor Scott Wolf (55)

This Weekend in Your History

Queen Elizabeth II crowned (1953); American walks in space (1965); anniversary of 19th Amendment (2019)

Tom Arnold Shares Parenting Advice From Schwarzenegger

Actor talks about their new series, ‘FUBAR,’ late-in-life fatherhood and roasting ex-wife Roseanne Barr



Photos of the Day

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Paddy fields reflect the sky May 20 in Kocani, North Macedonia.

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My Town: What Ernie Hudson Loves About Benton Harbor

‘Ghostbusters’ star recommends favorite places to eat, explore and relax in his Michigan hometown

NASA’s Sunita Williams Is Mission Ready

Astronaut talks surprising space-travel facts, postflight pizza and her fear of the dark

Smart Guide to Sun Protection

SPF is just one important factor; here are more tools that can help in preventing damage from rays


‘The Dinner Party Project’ Takes Stress Out of Hosting

Cookbook shares secrets to fun and delicious gatherings; plus recipes for ribeye and monkey bread

Check Into Our New Smart Guide to Vacation Lodging

28 tips for planning — and enjoying — time away from home, from decoding reviews to snagging deals

‘The Sandlot’ Leaves Us Wanting S’more Summer

We bring you a nostalgic essay on this coming-of-age film and s'mores recipes to satisfy any sweet tooth



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Feel Refreshed With This Restorative Yoga Class

Daybreaker yogi Karine Plantadit focuses on releasing tension and being a good friend to yourself


Watch the Poignant Story of an American POW in World War II

75 years later, filmmaker retraces his grandfather's steps across 500 miles in ‘Dear Sirs’ documentary

Pilates Anytime: Mat Magic

Build on the basics with innovative variations to strengthen and condition your body

Take a Virtual Trip to the Big Apple With a Food Historian

Get the scoop on some of the city's favorite dishes and destinations from a native New Yorker


‘Jay Myself’ Explores Life of Famed NYC Photographer

Film shows how the six-story Manhattan building known as ‘The Bank’ became Jay Maisel’s art haven

Experience Power of Tai Chi

Class teaches how to use slow movements of gentle practice for meditation and stretching

Watch a Beautifully Intimate Portrait of Loss and Love

‘The Book Keepers’ documentary follows journey of husband who keeps wife’s dream alive after her death



Keeping Relationship Peace, One Zone at a Time

Sometimes in a marriage, it pays to know your place (and that's why there's an armadillo in the living room)

A Heartfelt ‘Howdy, Y’All!’ From the Australian Outback

How a travel writer learned to embrace her accent and truly speak her mind

Perks of Traveling With a Pup

How Daisy the dog became a widow’s wanderlust companion on the road of life





Recipes and Tips From Mandy Merriman’s ‘I’ll Bring the Cake’

You’d never know these gorgeous creations from the Baking with Blondie blogger start with a boxed mix

Try Delicious Dishes From New ‘Milk Street Noodles’ Cookbook

Christopher Kimball offers recipes for lasagna bolognese, miso-walnut soba and rigatoni with pesto

‘Trejo’s Cantina’ Celebrates Los Angeles Mexican Cuisine

Actor Danny Trejo’s second cookbook is an ode to festive gatherings with good friends

Ina Garten's ‘Go-To Dinners’ Is All About Easy Meals

And we share three of her recipes, including orange marmalade-glazed ham and one-pot oven risotto


Delia Owens Talks About ‘Where the Crawdads Sing’

Her best-selling debut novel was turned into a major motion picture released this summer

Authors of ‘The Whole Body Reset’ Explain Protein Timing

AARP book dispels myths surrounding aging, nutrition and metabolism

Learn Some Secrets to Building a Best-Selling Novel

Brad Meltzer's ‘The Lightning Rod’ follows ‘The Escape Artist’ and brings back Zig and Nola


Jamie Oliver's ‘One: Simple One-Pan Wonders’ Makes Life Easier

Try his irresistible recipes for smoked salmon pasta, rosemary roast chicken and lemon cheesecake

‘All About Cookies’ Features Unique and Daring Recipes

Milk Bar maven Christina Tosi treats readers to a wonderland of taste and textures

Recipes From ‘Red Truck Bakery Farmhouse’ Cookbook

Chef Brian Noyes serves up his famous peanut pie, worth-the-wait mushroom lasagne and more

Puerto Rican Cookbook Blends History, Diversity

Illyanna Maisonet’s ‘Diasporican’ showcases adaptability of territory’s cooking — on and off island



Pop Culture Quizzes

For Disney Fans

Test your knowledge of Mickey, Dumbo, Mary Poppins and more of our favorite characters

Start Your Engines

Embrace your inner gearhead with our quiz on iconic vehicles from TV shows and movies

Crazy For Candy

Calling all sweet tooths: There’s no wrong way to eat a Reese’s — or to test your knowledge of classic sweets

Mother Lode of Trivia

Test your knowledge of Carol Brady, Marge Simpson and other film and TV moms in our quiz


Classic Video Games

Bring It on like Donkey Kong: see if you can post a high score on the game board

Test Your Fast Food IQ

Burgers and chicken and fries, oh my, take our finger-lickin’ quiz about your favorite chains

TV Show Spin-Offs

Take our quiz on the hits that spawned memorable series like ‘Frasier, ‘The Jeffersons,’ ‘Better Call Saul’



Learn Something New

Turn Flowers Into a Work of Art

A Longwood Gardens floral designer demonstrates how to make beautiful arrangements for your home

How to Declutter Your Home Using the KonMari Method

Patty Morrissey, Thu Huynh and Tidy Godmother share tips and tricks for getting organized

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners

Discover tried and true ways of producing produce in virtual talk from a Longwood Gardens’ planting professional

Create an Eco-Friendly, Sustainable Kitchen

Reduce waste — and wasted money — with these strategies to efficiently plan meals and store food better

Art Tutorial: Watercolor Basics for Journaling

Stan Fellows covers materials and techniques, and demonstrates how to paint a mini masterpiece


Hand Lettering for Beginners With Molly Jacques

In this class, you'll learn easy techniques to make a beautiful "Home Sweet Home" sign

Make a Healthy Tuscan-Style Vegetable Soup

In this easy-to-follow cooking class, April Dodd’s recipe blends peas, asparagus, artichokes, scallions

Interval Training: Build Strength, Energy

The first video in this workout series with David Drew focuses on squats, step-ups, planks and lunges

Need a New Hobby? Find Peace in Trimming Bonsai

Following in Mr. Miyagi’s footsteps, a fan of 'The Karate Kid' centers himself by working with little trees



Quick Questions — Celebrity Q&As See all Celebrity Interviews

S. Epatha Merkerson

‘Law & Order’ actress talks turning 70, Memorial Day tributes, favorite roles on stage and on screen, and has no problem proclaiming her age

Chin Han

Groundbreaking actor talks graphic novels, acting inspirations, superpowers and ‘Mortal Kombat’ sequel

Ruth E. Carter

Oscar-winning costume designer talks about new book, friendship with Spike Lee, her personal style and prioritizing healthy living in her 60s

Rocky Carroll

The ‘NCIS’ actor-director talks plans for his 60th birthday, fishing, golfing, boxing and working with Mark Harmon


Kathy Bates

Actress reflects on her 50 years in show business and talks admiration for author Judy Blume, a nude scene with Jack Nicholson and medical advocacy

James Brolin

Hollywood veteran shares song he’d like wife Barbra Streisand to record and gives background on new project, ‘Sweet Tooth’

David Arquette

Actor shares advice from sisters Patrica and Rosanna, talks about role as a magician in new series 'Mrs. Davis'

Melora Hardin

Multitalented actress-artist-director gives an update on ‘Monk’ movie and talks ‘The Office’ reunion, wallpaper art, child acting and embracing her 50s



Health & Fitness





My Town: Donny Osmond Dishes on Provo, Utah

Award-winning entertainer recommends best places to eat, hike, shop and play in his hometown

Get in Gear With These Outdoor Accessories

Today’s equipment is technology-driven to help keep you active longer

Let Our AARP Smart Guide to Air Travel Lead the Way

Before you book that plane ticket, learn how to make the trip almost as good as the arrival


Gardens You Should Visit in North America

It's easy to lose yourself in these greenbelts ideal for walks, runs and never-ending wandering

The Secret to Successful Skiing Adventures

Take a lesson, find the trails less traveled and savor the après-ski fun

In Praise of Meaningful Steps on a Walking Holiday

Exploring England and Ireland by foot rewards travelers with a true experience of the land



More Features

Bob Costas Remembers First Major League Game

In a column for AARP, sportscaster looks back on special visit to Yankee Stadium with his father in 1959

Picks for the 12 Best Movies of 2022

Our watchlist of winners includes 'Avatar,' 'The Whale' and 'The Woman King'

Sam Waterston Reflects on the Past and the Planet

Actor talks climate change, Robert Redford and why being lucky is the best talent of all

Prue Leith’s ‘Bliss on Toast’ Raises Bread to a New Level

‘The Great British Bake Off’ chef turns the easy into the extraordinary with cookbook's delicious pairings


Fall in Love Again With ‘When Harry Met Sally’

Say yes, yes, yes to the film and three recipes it inspired that even the pickiest of diners will enjoy

Learn How to Increase the Value of Your Home

From flooring to roofing, upgrades can offer a great return on your investment — now and in the future

‘Sammy Hagar’s Cocktail Hits’ Shares Recipes and Tidbits

Try the Red Rocker’s Pomegranate Mojito, Pineapple Piña Colada and Guava Martini from his book

‘Closing the Savings Gap’ Series With Jean Chatzky

Seven women are matched with financial planners to overcome roadblocks as they prepare to retire



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