Legends & Legacies ▼
Storied Lives, Extraordinary Stories. We celebrate the lives of the people who have changed our world, from beloved entertainers to influential leaders and more.
Kirsty MacColl: An Unconventional Christmas
Singer-songwriter Kirsty MacColl and The Pogues crafted...
Mark Felt and Watergate
For more than 30 years, W. Mark Felt kept his secret....
Burt Baskin: More Than the Flavor of the Week
Burt Baskin knew that a great dish of ice cream can...
Moses Gunn: Five Great Roles
Moses Gunn, who died on this date in 1993, was an...
Christopher Reeve: 35th anniversary of Superman
It's been 35 years since Superman hit theaters, and...
In the News ▼
The world’s eyes are on these newsmakers all over again, whether they’ve just passed away or are still notable many years after their deaths.
Remembering Peter O'Toole
Peter O'Toole became an instant celebrity when he...
Sandy Hook: In Our Hearts
One year after the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook...
Nelson Mandela Inspired the World
Nelson Mandela, one of the most inspirational political...
HGTV's Bill Beckwith Remembered
Bill Beckwith, co-host of the HGTV show "Curb Appeal,"...
Death of a War Hero
Edward "Babe" Heffron, a member of the famed Band of...
Did You Know? ▼
How much do you know about your favorite celebrities, movies or TV shows? Take a quiz and find out.
The Lucy-Desi Quiz
Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz rewrote the book on...
The Walt Disney Quiz
Walt Disney turned simple ink and paint into an empire...
The George Harrison Quiz
For George Harrison, the guitar was a way to express...
The John Lennon Quiz
John Lennon has mythic status in the history of rock...
Greatest Game Show Hosts Quiz
The very first television show ever to air was a game...
Living Well ▼
Learn the keys to living well at any age – for yourself or for your loved ones – with our tips on caregiving, memory exercises, hospice and more.
Caring for a parent, grandparent or another elder can...
As they face the end of life, those with a terminal...
Memory care is a specialized form of skilled senior...
Health & Fitness
Eating healthy and exercising help us feel better all...
Advice and Support ▼
Grief support groups and expert advice on bereavement, funerals, condolences, mourning customs, estate planning, memorial giving, and more.
Information and advice to help you cope after the death...
Helping Children Through Grief
As soon as possible after the death, set time aside to...
Helping Your Grieving Parent
It's never easy to console someone whose spouse has...
How Long Is This Grieving Going to Last?
We feel so bad when we are grieving that it is not a...
How We Experience Grief
Grief is experienced uniquely by each of us, often in...
Today in History ▼
We took a look in the history books to learn who made news on this date in history. View today’s notables or browse through other dates.
Died on December 18
Chris Farley left far too soon: he was just 33 when he...
Died on December 17
Jennifer Jones won an Oscar for her portrayal of...
Died on December 16
Colonel Harland David Sanders never commanded any...
Died on December 15
Who has delighted the children of the world more than...
Died on December 14
Norman Fell won a Golden Globe for his portrayal of...
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Legends & Legacies
The Amazing Huell Howser
Public television host
– California's biggest fan – died yesterday at the age of 67. Here's a look at the local legend.
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