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Mental health ??

Tue, 22 Jun 2021 16:33:33 +0000

Stars open up


Things are changing rapidly. Here's how I'm coping.

Tue, 03 Aug 2021 20:00:04 +0000

2021 is speeding by, and I'm not sure I'm ready for it.


Teachers are feeling burned out. Artificial intelligence can help.

Sat, 31 Jul 2021 11:00:35 +0000

Teachers can use technology to help them with focus more of their time on education rather than administration.


Stars vocal about their health struggles: Mayim Bialik, Tony Bennett, Jessie J

Fri, 30 Jul 2021 17:12:38 +0000

Shannen Doherty, Tony Bennett, Al Roker, Jeff Bridges and others have embraced speaking about ongoing health issues, encouraging fans to do the same.



Wed, 14 Aug 2019 12:48:55 +0000

Videos, news, and tips on your favorite animals—the furry, scaly, and everything in between.


No one is saying it's rape. They're saying the accusations against Andrew Cuomo matter.

Tue, 03 Aug 2021 18:50:03 +0000

A new report found that Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed multiple women. Here's why experts say the accusations should be taken seriously.


Tips, tools and tech for school success

Fri, 30 Jul 2021 13:02:36 +0000

As students and teachers head back to the classroom, USA TODAY's Back to School magazine features products, trends and advice for parents and educators.


'Rugrats,' 'Wild Thornberrys' exec tackles animated series on teen suicide, mental health

Thu, 29 Jul 2021 15:52:49 +0000

A new animated series "My Life is Worth Living" aims to spark conversations surrounding suicide awareness and prevention.


Have we been thinking about 'sex drive' all wrong?

Sat, 31 Jul 2021 15:54:11 +0000

Sexual responses reflect a persistent tension between the present and the past, between the desire for pleasure and the fear of pain.


Social media

Wed, 05 May 2021 14:36:42 +0000

Signs you need unplug



Wed, 14 Aug 2019 12:46:06 +0000

See positive stories about brave, compassionate kids who are changing the world.


Kathy Griffin jokes that her 'nuts are pretty strong' as she handles lung cancer diagnosis

Mon, 02 Aug 2021 19:35:32 +0000

Kathy Griffin revealed on social media that she has stage 1 lung cancer. She talked about the diagnosis with ABC's "Nightline."


Experiencing awe ??

Thu, 15 Jul 2021 18:35:52 +0000

How to be present


Uneasy about returning to pre-pandemic life? Here are 100 fun, productive things to do at home

Fri, 28 May 2021 18:48:14 +0000

Thanks to COVID-19 vaccines, Americans are getting out again, even without masks. But if you're still spending a lot of time at home, we have ideas.


Many women have paved way to greater equality

Fri, 14 Aug 2020 01:00:11 +0000

On the 100th anniversary of voting rights for women, we tell the stories of women through the years who have left their mark on our country.


'We're human, too': Simone Biles' most powerful statements about mental health

Tue, 03 Aug 2021 17:40:07 +0000

Simone Biles made a triumphant, bronze medal-winning return after withdrawing from previous Olympic events. She's a model for mental health awareness.


Baby names that are disappearing the fastest, from Karen to Larry

Fri, 30 Jul 2021 16:29:39 +0000

How unpopular is your name? Here's a list of names that are disappearing the fastest based on data from the Social Security Administration.


Emily Blunt tells Dwayne Johnson he 'sinks like a rock' trying to swim in 'Jungle Cruise'

Thu, 29 Jul 2021 12:00:25 +0000

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Emily Blunt sit down with USA TODAY's Bryan Alexander to talk about their new film, Disney's "Jungle Cruise."


After a chaotic pandemic school year, help kids get back on track this fall

Sun, 01 Aug 2021 11:00:28 +0000

Parents, teachers and school administrators offer tips to help kids succeed in their return to school after a year spent learning remotely.


Happy birthday, Jason Momoa! See the 'Aquaman' star through the years

Sun, 01 Aug 2021 14:45:37 +0000

Jason Momoa stepped into the DC Comics' spotlight with his solo superhero effort "Aquaman." The "Game of Thrones" star turns 42 on Aug. 1, 2021.


Caring for aging parents?

Thu, 15 Jul 2021 18:30:37 +0000

Anger is normal


How to talk to your family, friends about racism and white privilege

Thu, 07 Jan 2021 14:42:02 +0000

Here's a guide on how to talk to your family about racism and white privilege, amid ongoing protests and conversations about racial injustices.


Kathy Griffin: The comedian's career through the years

Mon, 02 Aug 2021 14:15:27 +0000

Kathy Griffin announced her cancer diagnosis via social media on Aug. 2. Take a look back at her life and career in photos.


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.


Celebrities who have been open about body image struggles, from Billie Eilish to Jonah Hill

Mon, 02 Aug 2021 12:06:16 +0000

We've rounded up some celebrities who have opened up about struggles around body image and societal beauty standards, from Lizzo to Demi Lovato.


Need a vacation from your vacation? How to make your post-vacation return to work less awful

Thu, 29 Jul 2021 19:28:09 +0000

We hope to feel rested when we return to work from vacation, but oftentimes we don't. Luckily, there are ways to make the transition a bit smoother.


I was scared to travel, and then I remembered how wonderful it is

Sat, 31 Jul 2021 15:00:17 +0000

I finally got out of my house after 16 months of the pandemic. It was exciting, scary and calming.


New Music Friday includes music from Prince, Billie Eilish, Bruno Mars' Silk Sonic, more

Fri, 30 Jul 2021 19:19:35 +0000

New Music Friday includes a posthumous LP from Prince, albums from Billie Eilish and Bleachers plus a single from Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak.


Two-toned lips for summer? How to create a perfect ombré lip (because TikTok made us do it)

Thu, 29 Jul 2021 13:03:22 +0000

Why settle for just one shade of lipstick when you can wear two? Thanks to the latest beauty trend that's taking over TikTok, you don't have to.


Trailer Tuesdays: 'The Suicide Squad' and the top superhero teams to help save the world

Tue, 03 Aug 2021 20:01:31 +0000

Ahead of "The Suicide Squad" hitting theaters, USA TODAY's Brian Truitt lists the top superhero groups that could help save the world.