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.
Frank Zappa: Revolutionary
Frank Zappa was a prolific composer and musician. When...
Dede Allen in a Man's World
Behind the scenes, Hollywood tends to be a man's world....
Maria Callas: Best Quotes
Maria Callas was a diva in the classic sense of the...
Mary Martin on Broadway
One hundred years ago today, a Broadway star was born....
The Greatest Daredevils
Daredevils have risked their lives on stunts ranging...
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.
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...
JFK: 50 Years Later
What's in the news this week? Overwhelmingly, the...
The Order of the Good Death
For many people, the subject of death is taboo,...
Did You Know? ▼
How much do you know about your favorite celebrities, movies or TV shows? Take a quiz and find out.
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....
10 Facts: Abraham Lincoln and the Gettysburg...
Today marks the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln...
The Kennedy Quiz
The Kennedys were one of America's most prominent...
The Real Jackie Kennedy
Her style and grace were legendary, and her image came...
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.
Peer support groups, expert advice on coping with loss
Sympathy and Condolence
How to support the bereaved, what to say – or not say
Tips on planning a funeral, attending a memorial service
Obituary Writing 101
How to write an obituary, who and what to include
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 4
Hubert Sumlin picked and strummed his way into the...
Died on December 3
Madeline Kahn's amazing showbiz career took her from...
Died on December 2
Desi Arnaz called himself the embodiment of the...
Died on December 1
During her 30 years in film, Claude Jade brought life...
Died on November 30
Evel Knievel was a walking, talking thrill ride. His...
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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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