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Everyday heroes making a difference amid COVID-19
Mon, 20 Jul 2020 22:06:37 +0000
"America Responds" salutes Americans who have shown unwavering commitment as the nation reopens.
Staying Apart, Together: True love, a helpful pup and music to get you through the weekend
Sat, 08 Aug 2020 15:00:09 +0000
Our weekends are even more precious than before since the pandemic began. Let's savor them.
Alyssa Milano posts video of hair loss that she believes is linked to COVID-19
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 18:06:30 +0000
Alyssa Milano, who tested positive for COVID-19 antibodies, reveals that she's losing her hair. She believes it's a long-term symptom of coronavirus.
Val Kilmer on his health, new movie with daughter Mercedes, 'Top Gun' and Tom Cruise
Thu, 06 Aug 2020 20:27:19 +0000
Val Kilmer and his daughter Mercedes spoke with USA TODAY about their new film, "Paydirt." Kilmer also talked about the upcoming "Top Gun" sequel.
Returning to our roots: Black Americans are redefining relationship to the land with gardening, farming
Thu, 06 Aug 2020 16:42:27 +0000
For these Black gardeners and farmers, part of the appeal of tending to the soil is a sense of pride and empowerment.
Masks + acne ??
Mon, 27 Jul 2020 15:31:25 +0000
How to avoid 'maskne'
Rita Moreno on bravery (still hard), her journey (not over) and the importance of listening (we must do better).
Wed, 12 Aug 2020 10:02:34 +0000
Rita Moreno shares the story of being humiliated by a Hollywood director and the courage she mustered in the moment.
Looking for books about racism? Experts suggest these must-read titles for adults and kids
Tue, 28 Jul 2020 14:47:48 +0000
Amid protests around the country centered around racism and police brutality, books have arisen as an important resource.
Here's how parents can protect their kids from coronavirus as schools reopen
Mon, 10 Aug 2020 16:01:33 +0000
Packed lunches? The perfect mask? Here's what parents can do to ensure kids stay safe as they return to school during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Rachael Ray thanks first responders after fire rips through her upstate NY home
Mon, 10 Aug 2020 19:30:03 +0000
Rachael Ray confirmed her family was safe and thanked first responders after a fire tore through her upstate New York home Sunday night.
Quarantine FOMO: Why you may still fear missing out, even when everything is canceled
Wed, 12 Aug 2020 00:00:21 +0000
With travel plans nixed and many stuck in quarantine, is†FOMO alleviated in 2020? Nope: Mental health experts say fear of missing out still thrives.
Staying Apart, Together: We're five months into the COVID crisis. How are you?
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 20:00:05 +0000
Five months ago, the world changed. It feels like forever and no time at all. But we can keep going if we have to, in order to stay safe.
Happy 37th birthday, Chris Hemsworth! His life and career in photos
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 13:44:38 +0000
Happy birthday, Chris Hemsworth! The Aussie-born "Thor" star turned 37 on Aug. 11, 2020. To celebrate, we rounded up some of the actor's best photos.
Wed, 14 Aug 2019 12:46:06 +0000
See positive stories about brave, compassionate kids who are changing the world.
Staying Apart, Together: A newsletter about how to cope with the coronavirus pandemic
Wed, 22 Apr 2020 19:38:37 +0000
Welcome to Staying Apart, Together, a USA TODAY newsletter that aims to entertain you, distract you and help you cope during the coronavirus pandemic.
Simon Cowell's crash: How safe are e-bikes? A user's guide to electric bicycles
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 20:07:11 +0000
After hearing about Simon Cowell's scary cycling accident, you may be wondering about the safety of electric bicycles. Here's what you need to know.
100 ways you can take action against racism right now
Wed, 08 Jul 2020 15:24:47 +0000
As protests after George Floyd's death continue, many are looking for ways to demand justice. From donations to petitions, here's how to take action.
'You're not alone': Heather Morris tearfully reaches out to 'Glee' fans mourning Naya Rivera's death
Mon, 10 Aug 2020 06:56:04 +0000
Heather Morris tearfully spoke to fans still mourning the death of "Glee" star Naya Rivera and celebrated their groundbreaking screen relationship.
ZoŽ Kravitz calls out Hulu for shows lacking women of color after 'High Fidelity' is canceled
Sun, 09 Aug 2020 23:50:59 +0000
After "High Fidelity" was canceled on Hulu, star ZoŽ Kravitz not-so-subtly called out the streaming service for its lack of representation.
Are we done wearing high heels? Here's why I am even after the coronavirus era ends
Mon, 10 Aug 2020 20:53:29 +0000
After being stuck inside and accustomed to comfort, are we done with heels? Here's why I am.
Spiked slushies: Beer, hard seltzer and spirits take center stage in summer's coolest drink trend
Fri, 07 Aug 2020 15:05:20 +0000
People are moving beyond margaritas and frose and adding beer, hard seltzer and rum slushies to their alcoholic slushie repertoire.
'Family Reunion' star Tia Mowry shares her top parenting tips for back-to-school
Sat, 08 Aug 2020 12:05:03 +0000
As the actress gears up to send her son to fourth grade, she says she's relying on traditions that her mother passed down.
Michelle Obama says she's suffering from 'low-grade depression.' What does that mean?
Sat, 08 Aug 2020 14:29:20 +0000
Low-grade depression is not an official diagnosis, but can have serious consequences for quality of life.
Collabs from Cardi B and Juice Wrld plus Luke Bryan and more highlight New Music Friday
Fri, 07 Aug 2020 20:17:28 +0000
New music this weekend includes Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion's NSFW "WAP," Luke Bryan's new LP plus a song from the late Juice Wrld and The Weeknd.
Mon, 27 Jul 2020 15:05:42 +0000
RVing for newbies
Aww! The best TV couples of all time, from 'The Office' to 'Walking Dead'
Thu, 06 Aug 2020 13:54:03 +0000
What do Leslie Knope and Homer Simpson have in common? They've both been one half of a great TV romance. Warm your heart with these cute TV couples.
Racism & white privilege
Mon, 27 Jul 2020 15:44:30 +0000
How to talk about it
Wed, 14 Aug 2019 12:48:55 +0000
Videos, news, and tips on your favorite animalsóthe furry, scaly, and everything in between.
100 things to do while stuck inside due to a pandemic
Tue, 14 Apr 2020 18:34:59 +0000
Experts recommend that even healthy people should stay inside as the coronavirus outbreak spreads. Here are 100 things to do during the quarantine.
Seniors in isolation
Mon, 27 Jul 2020 15:02:51 +0000
Mental health tips ??