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The Fall and Rise of Shania Twain

Country music star who lost her voice has a Vegas act and a new movie

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Celebrating the U.S. Hockey Team's 'Miracle on Ice'

Relive the historic upset of the Soviet Union in the 1980 Winter Olympics

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Criminals Operate Jury Duty Scam From State Prison

Using illegal cellphones, scammers raked in more than $300K

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How to Treat the Most Common Vision Problems

From floaters and flashes to dryness and sharp pain — know what symptoms may signal a bigger problem


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Your Smartphone Is Your Ticket

How to use your device to get into concerts and sporting events

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What It's Like to Take a U.S. River Cruise

These trips offer a relaxed vibe and are more popular than ever

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The Many Benefits of Volunteering

Here are some places where you can help others by giving back


Milestone Celebrations

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Milestone Celebrity Birthdays in February

Joanne Woodward, Smokey Robinson, other stars celebrating big ones this month


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Hip-Hop at Middle Age: Rap Pioneers Reflect

DMC, YoYo, Rakim, Kurtis Blow and other OGs on the musical movement that took the world by storm

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50 Things Over 50 We Still Love Every Day

From the microwave to The Beatles, what would life be like without these classics?

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Freebie Offers Too Good to Pass By

Where to find useful products and services that you don't have to drop a dollar on


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Celebrating Latin Music

A look at the pioneering musicians who brought their cultural influences and rhythm to the masses


Why Phone Scammers Turn to Threats

Fraudsters increasingly use fear tactics to target and con their victims


Was This a Case of Age Discrimination?

Test your legal skills in trials that are impacting the lives of older Americans


Is There a Medical Cure for Loneliness?

With older Americans at higher risk for social isolation, science may have a treatment





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