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Susanna Hoffs Debunks Rumors of Bangles and Go-Go’s Rivalry

Singer-turned-author also talks acting, favorite rom-coms and her friendship with fellow rocker Belinda Carlisle

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Today’s Celebrity Birthday: Singer Mariah Carey Is 53

The Marilyn Monroe superfan is coproducing the ‘Some Like It Hot’ Broadway adaptation

Today in Film History: Marlon Brando Declines Oscar (1973)

Sacheen Littlefeather declined on his behalf due to the treatment of American Indians by the film industry

Use The Force to Answer These ‘Star Wars’ Questions

Test your knowledge of Luke, Leia, Darth Vader, Baby Yoda and more in our latest pop culture quiz



Photos of the Day

a baby elephant standing with its trunk up peeks out from under a larger elephant, with slideshow overlay

Photo by Chaiwat Subprasom/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images

A baby elephant stands under its mother during Thailand's National Elephant Day celebration March 13 in Ayutthaya province, north of Bangkok.

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Daymond John on ‘Shark Tank’ Deal He Regrets Not Making

Plus, he shares the motivation for his new children’s book, ‘Little Daymond Learns to Earn’

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

Pilates Anytime: Strength Training With a Chair

Our latest class with Erin Wilson teaches you how to exercise using a chair for a whole-body workout


How Much Do You Love Lucy?

Take our quiz and test how well you remember the show that made Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz two of TV’s all-time biggest stars

Our New AARP Smart Guide: Landscape Design

Helpful tips for cultivating your own outdoor oasis, from loving your lawn to lighting ideas and much more

Is Benjamin Bratt a Real-Life Gambling Man?

Find out in our Q&A, where the ‘Poker Face’ actor also tells the number one lesson his mom taught him



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Laughter Is the Best Medicine (Even When It's Fake!)

Learn five strategies to chortle, chuckle and guffaw more often — and why it's good for your health


Documentary Features Immersive Footage, Gripping Action

‘Journey to Royal: A WWII Rescue Mission’ highlights efforts to save the lives of nine downed airmen

Get a Behind-the-Vines Look

California winemakers capture an epic year in ‘A Perfect Vintage' documentary

Delicious Talk Gives a Taste of Your Favorite Breakfast Bites

Food historian serves up interesting and fun facts about oatmeal, pancakes and more morning meals

Create an Eco-Friendly, Sustainable Kitchen

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


You Don't Have to Be Afraid of Growing Orchids

Learn tips from Longwood Gardens horticulturist responsible for over 5,000 of these amazing plants

Inside Kobe Bryant’s Best-Scoring Game

‘The Legend of the 81-Point Game‘ documents prowess of one of basketball's greatest players

A 68-Year-Old's Endeavor to Summit Mount Everest

Film follows Jim Geiger as he attempts to become the oldest American to accomplish the feat

Follow the Ups and Downs of the Miss America Pageant

‘American Royalty’ explores the history, influence and controversy of the 102-year-old institution



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

Keeping Afloat by Going Under

A scuba diver learns to breathe through the depths of life's challenges





‘All About Cookies’ Features Unique and Daring Recipes

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

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

Our Picks for the 10 Best Books of 2022

‘To Paradise,’ ‘The Lemon’ and ‘Demon Copperhead’ among our book editor’s selections


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


Puerto Rican Cookbook Blends History, Diversity

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

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

Recipes From ‘Red Truck Bakery Farmhouse’ Cookbook

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

‘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



Pop Culture Quizzes


The Oscar Goes to …

Take our Academy Award-worthy quiz to see how well you remember these memorable moments

‘The Office’

So you think you're a Dunder Mifflin aficionado? (That's what she said.)

‘Star Trek’ Trivia

Boldly go and test your knowledge of the final frontier with our fun quiz for Trekkies

‘The Brady Bunch’

Take this groovy quiz and find out if the answer is always Marcia, Marcia, Marcia!


Even Mikey Likes It

Honey Smacks, Frosted Flakes and Lucky Charms, oh my, test your classic cereals IQ

‘Titanic’ Trivia

Take our quiz on this blockbuster film — now celebrating its 25th anniversary

The One With the ‘Friends’

How you doin'? See how well you know Ross, Rachel, Monica, Chandler, Joey and Phoebe



Learn Something New

Energize Yourself With a Qigong Wellness Class

Practice led by a master of this ancient Chinese healing art focuses on the Four Golden Wheels

Have Fun Making Chocolate Whoopie Pies

Easy, upbeat baking class shows how to create this decadent treat (check out the blinged-out mixer!)

Experience the Stark Winter Beauty of Longwood Gardens

Virtual tour highlights the many seasonal wonders of this magical place

A Food Historian Explores Gladiator Snacks

Learn what ancient Romans ate before matches at the Colosseum (hint: it’s not quite chips and wings)

Watercolor Basics for Journaling

Easy-to-follow tutorial from Stan Fellows covers materials and techniques, and demonstrates how to paint a mini masterpiece


How to Increase Mobility and Decompress

Class led by a certified personal trainer will guide you through fun rhythmic sequences

Hand Lettering for Beginners With Molly Jacques

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

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

D.B. Woodside

The Yale-trained star of new series ‘The Night Agent’ remembers working with Meghan Markle and gives advice for budding actors

Carla Hall

Celebrity chef has big plans for her 60th birthday celebration, including a one-woman show

Bob Odenkirk

The writer/actor starring in the new dramedy ‘Lucky Hank’ wants to “put more space” in his life

Harlan Coben

Best-selling novelist talks unlikely writing spots, his new book, airplane movies and a Bruce Willis resemblance


Michelle Hurd

Actress reflects on ‘Law and Order’ colleague’s death and the final season of ‘Star Trek: Picard’

Jeff Probst

With the 44th season of ‘Survivor’ upon us, its host reveals the biggest mistake contestants make

Eugene Levy

Comedic actor shares the backstory to his show ‘The Reluctant Traveler With Eugene Levy’

Walter Mosley

Prolific writer of 60-plus titles talks Winnie-the-Pooh, superpowers and a host of projects in the works



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



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40th Anniversary of the ‘M*A*S*H’ Finale

Take a look back at the beloved show that brought us 11 seasons of laughs, losses and hijinks

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

Tune In to the 12 Best TV Shows of 2022

From 'Abbott Elementary’ to ‘Yellowstone,’ can’t-miss television selected by AARP critics


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

Listen to Old Standbys, Discover New Favorites

AARP Spotify playlists curated by legendary musicians, including Bruce Hornsby, Melissa Etheridge and others

‘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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