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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.


Outdoor cocktails and a shopping spree: How Pink celebrated her full vaccination

Tue, 18 May 2021 15:08:20 +0000

Singer/songwriter Pink chats with USA TODAY's Patrick Ryan about her Amazon Prime documentary, "P!NK: All I Know So Far" and receiving the vaccine.



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

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


Ariana Grande marries luxury real estate agent Dalton Gomez in small ceremony

Tue, 18 May 2021 00:56:39 +0000

Ariana Grande's rep confirms to USA TODAY that the singer married luxury real estate agent Dalton Gomez in a small ceremony over the weekend.


Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck have us wondering: When is texting your ex a good idea?

Fri, 14 May 2021 22:25:48 +0000

Is Bennifer back together? Their rumored reconciliation has us wondering: Should we get back with our exes?


MTV Awards: Justin Hartley makes red carpet debut with girlfriend Sofia Pernas sporting matching rings

Mon, 17 May 2021 05:26:37 +0000

Justin Hartley and girlfriend Sofia Pernas wore matching rings on their wedding ring fingers in their public debut on the MTV Awards red carpet.


100 things to do while stuck inside due to a pandemic

Thu, 20 Aug 2020 16:42:12 +0000

Experts recommend that even healthy people should stay inside as the coronavirus outbreak spreads. Here are 100 things to do during the quarantine.


Nicki Minaj's mixtape, J. Cole's album, Katy Perry's Pokémon collab and other big releases

Fri, 14 May 2021 18:10:57 +0000

Nicki Minaj fans are excited for the rerelease of her 2009 mixtape, "Beam Me Up Scotty." Also out, new music from J. Cole, Katy Perry and more.


Jill Biden's tights and why society is obsessed with what older women wear

Tue, 18 May 2021 14:45:32 +0000

What women decide to wear, no matter what they choose, can be a losing game. Experts weigh in on why society cares so and how we can move past it.


Why 'Mortal Kombat's ending brings the heat for Johnny Cage, tears for villain Sub-Zero (spoilers!)

Sun, 16 May 2021 21:17:02 +0000

Action star Johnny Cage didn't go MIA in "Mortal Kombat" after all. Plus, all about Sub-Zero star Joe Taslim's finale breakdown. Spoilers ahead!


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.


I survived COVID after being on a ventilator, but my nightmare was far from over

Tue, 18 May 2021 14:03:42 +0000

Since surviving COVID-19, I sometimes feel myself slip into this dark place. I was on a ventilator but my mental health battle is far from over.


What is Shavuot? Everything to know about the Jewish holiday

Sat, 15 May 2021 19:36:32 +0000

When you think of Jewish holidays, a few may come to mind. Hanukkah, Passover, Yom Kippur maybe. But have you ever heard of Shavuot?


Many of us are allowed to take off our masks: Why some of us don't want to

Fri, 14 May 2021 19:06:52 +0000

The CDC's mask rules are changing. Why some of us aren't ready to take off our masks.


Social media

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

Signs you need unplug


You're finally ready to host that party. Should you ask guests about their vaccine status?

Fri, 14 May 2021 17:44:29 +0000

You're finally able to have that wedding or graduation party. But the big question remains: Should you ask guests about their vaccine status?


What is gua sha? Everything you need to know

Sat, 15 May 2021 18:10:19 +0000

Gua sha is an ancient wellness practice that is rising in popularity in the United States. Here's everything you need to know, including beginner tips.



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

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


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.



Wed, 05 May 2021 14:26:15 +0000

How to be social again


In the Israeli-Palestinian conflict the dying children capture our attention. What about the ones living?

Tue, 18 May 2021 17:54:14 +0000

In Gaza, more than 40% of the population are children under 14 years old. The impact of their trauma will be lifelong.


Whoa... this all feels a bit sudden, right?

Sat, 15 May 2021 15:00:20 +0000

On Thursday, the CDC announced that fully vaccinated Americans don't need to use masks in many situations indoors. It all feels a bit fast, right?


Phones ??

Wed, 05 May 2021 14:20:26 +0000

Are you addicted?


Stop hate

Fri, 02 Apr 2021 17:05:51 +0000

How to be an ally


Clive Davis reveals his goal for the Whitney Houston biopic and who H.E.R. reminds him of

Fri, 14 May 2021 13:00:29 +0000

Music mogul Clive Davis chats with USA TODAY's Patrick Ryan about hosting the second part of his Grammy gala this weekend.


Tallulah Willis 'resented' looking like dad Bruce: How she copes with body dysmorphic disorder

Tue, 18 May 2021 16:55:01 +0000

Tallulah Willis is opening up about struggling with body dysmorphic disorder and is providing advice for others battling with the disorder.


Décor galore for the design inclined

Thu, 29 Apr 2021 18:48:20 +0000

USA TODAY's Home magazine is filled with design inspiration for every room, and the stars of HGTV's Home Town share their home improvement journey.


Through pure grit and hustle: Entrepreneurs show us what it takes to succeed

Tue, 18 May 2021 17:09:55 +0000

Join the Storytellers Project virtually on May 18 as five Americans share true, first-person stories about entrepreneurship and hustle.


Ringling Bros. circus aerialists recount harrowing plunge toward death, rising back to life

Fri, 14 May 2021 13:42:47 +0000

An accident nearly killed the aerialists of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. The long fight for recovery has been their toughest act yet.


'Twilight': Where are the stars now?

Thu, 13 May 2021 22:04:28 +0000

Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson shot to fame in "Twilight." Here's a look at the cast then and now.


If not skinny jeans, then what? Gen Z tells Millennials their jeans are out of style

Fri, 14 May 2021 20:13:36 +0000

After Gen Z took to TikTok to cancel skinny jeans, Millennials are hesitant.


'The Mauritanian': Watch Benedict Cumberbatch and Jodie Foster face off in legal drama

Thu, 13 May 2021 23:24:35 +0000

Benedict Cumberbatch and Jodie Foster face off in surreal circumstances in the human rights drama, "The Mauritanian," now on home video.