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.
Ella Baker: 10 Facts
Ella Baker was one of the great civil right leaders of...
Walkin’ Lawton Chiles
Fifteen years ago today, Florida Gov. Lawton Chiles was...
Ed Wood: The Best of the Worst
Despite the poor quality of Ed Wood's work, the...
Archie Moore: A Champion Heart
Archie Moore may not be as well known as some of the...
Slim Pickens was a rodeo star turned actor, perhaps...
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.
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...
Remembering Paul Walker
When actor Paul Walker died on Saturday, the shock...
Brittany Murphy Murdered?
When Brittany Murphy died in 2009 at age 32, it was a...
Did You Know? ▼
How much do you know about your favorite celebrities, movies or TV shows? Take a quiz and find out.
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...
Goulet! The Quiz
Was there anyone cooler than Robert Goulet? Impossible....
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 13
Grandma Moses was in her late 70s when she started...
Died on December 12
Peter Boyle made audiences laugh throughout his...
Died on December 11
Sam Cooke was one of the pioneers of soul music....
Died on December 10
Richard Pryor was one of the most influential stand-up...
Died on December 9
Mexican-American singer-songwriter Jenni Rivera won...
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Stories to Share
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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