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Facebook 'real name' policy stirs questions around identity updated 19 hours 37 minutes ago

A Facebook policy that asks users to provide real names on profiles has people from all walks of life worrying their accounts might be in jeopardy.

The cultural, regional and generational roots of spanking updated 23 hours 4 minutes ago

The indictment of Adrian Peterson on child abuse charges has revealed sharp differences in cultural, regional and generational attitudes toward spanking.

What it means to be a 21st century dad updated 23 hours 28 minutes ago

When faced with family dysfunction, we had no problem asserting our role as godparents, living up to the African proverb that it takes a village to raise a child.

What's it like to feed the most powerful man in the world? updated 1 days ago

Exclusive interview with White House chef Cristeta Comerford.

Why you crave pumpkin flavors in the fall updated 1 days ago

Why do you crave pumpkin flavors in the fall? Marketing.

'Mockingjay' and other YA books on film updated 1 days ago

'Mockingjay Part 1' trailer has Hunger Games fans excited. Here are more YA books turned movies.

Don't let classic restaurants vanish updated 4 days ago

High rents are closing restaurants. Kate Krader says they should be protected by landmark status.

My life as a little person updated 5 days ago

CNN's Cara Reedy, who has achondroplastic dwarfism, writes about her life as a little person.

Victims of domestic abuse speak out updated 5 days ago

A wife, a husband and a daughter shared their raw and powerful stories of domestic abuse.

Kendall Jenner comes into focus updated 6 days ago

Kendall Jenner models at New York Fashion Week. The camera loves this reality TV veteran.

Children: The silent victims of domestic violence updated 6 days ago

Domestic violence between parents has a deep and lasting impact on children, according to experts.

Ray Rice video prompts stories of #WhyIStayed, #WhyILeft updated 7 days ago

Ray Rice video prompts social media outpour of #WhyIStayed domestic violence stories.

Vegan on the road: Central Europe updated 8 days ago

Vegan and vegetarian options are plentiful throughout Central Europe. Here's how to find them.

Why I don't want my daughters to see 'Fifty Shades' updated 11 days ago

Fifty shades of parenting: Do you want your kids to see "Fifty Shades of Grey"?

How Tory Burch works it updated 11 days ago

Fashion mogul Tory Burch worked with a feng shui master to create a positive atmosphere in her Manhattan offices.

Give a hand for homemade chicken fingers updated 11 days ago

Try America's Test Kitchen's best make-ahead chicken fingers recipe.

Growing a bounty for Garden State's hungry updated 12 days ago

Chip Paillex's nonprofit, America's Grow-a-Row, grows and harvests fruits and vegetables for people in need throughout the state of New Jersey.

1970s are 'staying alive' for spring updated 12 days ago

New York Fashion Week offers a look ahead to what we'll be wearing in Spring 2015.

Mother-daughter book clubs: Helping girls and moms find their way updated 12 days ago

The ways mother-daughter book clubs can help empower girls are the focus of Lori Day's new book, "Her Next Chapter."

Schools preach 'enthusiastic' yes in sex consent education updated 12 days ago

California SB 967 requires students to seek "affirmative consent" from partners at each stage of sexual activity. How does "yes means yes" really work?

Every restaurant's unsung hero updated 13 days ago

They're the hard-working MVPs of the restaurant world, and most diners never know it. All hail the dishwashers.

A grieving mother's mission to stop hot car deaths updated 14 days ago

Lindsey Rogers-Seitz, who lost her son in a hot car death in Connecticut, hopes mandatory sensors in cars and car seats will stop such tragedies.

The fine line between lingerie and outerwear updated 14 days ago

Lingerie-inspired looks that are made to be seen are emerging from the boudoir and onto runways, the red carpet, street style blogs and even the office.

Casting the outcast at Fashion Week updated 14 days ago

Model Shaun Ross, who was born with albinism, challenges notions of beauty during New York Fashion Week.

Summer rewind: Looking back at 1994 updated 15 days ago

A look back at the summer of 1994.

99 cans of beer in a pack updated 16 days ago

Texas brewery Austin Beerworks is doing its part to "keep Austin weird" by releasing the first 99-pack of beer to consumers.

International Bacon Day updated 18 days ago

It may technically be a Saturday, but it sure feels like Fry-day to us: August 30 is International Bacon Day.

Why are we still so squeamish about breastfeeding? updated 18 days ago

Kelly Wallace asks why some people are so uncomfortable seeing a mother breastfeed in public.

Turkey burgers that won't dry out updated 18 days ago

Grilling a turkey burger that tastes every bit as meaty, tender and juicy as the beef kind is a tall order -- until now.

Nili Lotan: Dress to protest updated 18 days ago

Designer Nili Lotan goes beyond the machine gun dress.

Quilt project shares rape survivors' stories updated 19 days ago

Survivors of rape and abuse share stories and find solidarity in crowd-sourced "Monument Quilt" touring the country.

Being an addict's mom: 'It's just a very, very sad place' updated 19 days ago

Being the mother of an addict is an incredibly lonely and isolating place, parents around the country tell CNN's Kelly Wallace.

When and how do parents educate children about guns? updated 19 days ago

Some parents say the Connecticut school shooting confirms the need to protect children and teach them to defend themselves using guns.

Retailer pulls shirts reminiscent of Holocaust updated 20 days ago

Spanish retailer Zara apologizes for striped t-shirt with yellow star that drew criticism for its resemblance to uniforms worn in the Holocaust.

How not to apologize updated 20 days ago

Sometimes "sorry" really does seem to be the hardest word, but the mechanics of good apologies aren't difficult to understand.

Squeeze on lemonade stand brings out supporters updated 21 days ago

T.J. Guerrero, 12, gained national attention after a sour neighbor tried to shut down his lemonade stand.

I was a Beatlemaniac: Remembering The Beatles' American invasion updated 22 days ago

For Rebecca James, the onset of "Beatlemania" meant one thing: a lot of waiting.

From the vault: 1964 World's Fair photos updated 22 days ago

While digging through a box that belonged to his father, Robert Ondrovic uncovered a collection of vintage photos that brought him back to the 1964 World's Fair.

What the late '60s really looked like updated 22 days ago

With "Mad Men" starting back up, we wanted to know -- was all that glamour real, or is it just the magic of TV?

Summer rewind: Looking back at 1964 updated 22 days ago

What were the hallmarks of summer 1964? Beatlemania, "Mary Poppins," the monokini and the Schwinn Sting-Ray.

The rise of the civil rights museum updated 22 days ago

The National Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta opens June 23, just one of many civil rights museums in the works around the United States.

Why I'm tired of hearing about 'that' civil rights movement updated 22 days ago

Here's a dirty little secret about the civil rights movement:. A lot of Americans don't want to hear about it. Ans why should they?

When owning a car made you a god updated 22 days ago

There were two distinct groups of guys in high school back in the '60s: Those who had cars, and those who didn't.

Longing for the carefree parenting style of yesterday? updated 22 days ago

Most moms agree that motherhood has changed dramatically over the years. But is it for the better or worse?

5 things women couldn't do in the 1960s updated 22 days ago

Can you imagine pregnancy being a fireable offense? Or a woman needing her husband's signature to open a bank account?

Clarified: What does a food recall do? updated 22 days ago

Food recalls, like for peanut butter, sprouts and bad meat, are in the news all the time, but how do they actually work?

Talking to kids about race and class updated 23 days ago

How should parents address race and class when talking to children?

Brides, don't lose your single friends updated 25 days ago

It's easy to fall into a self-absorbed spiral when you're a bride-to-be, but don't alienate your single friends.

Savor tomato season a little longer updated 25 days ago

Savor the season a little longer with these oven roasted tomatoes from America's Test Kitchen.

15 classic children's books even adults love updated 26 days ago

"Real Simple" readers share the classic children's books they still love as adults.

Salad daze: From leafy greens to meatloaf chunks updated 26 days ago

Salad can take on many forms, but calling meatloaf chunks "salad" was a bit much for this writer.

Within black families, hard truths told to sons amid Ferguson unrest updated 27 days ago

Raw conversations about life in America are being re-energized between black families and their young sons in the wake of violence in Ferguson, Missouri.

Baseball sensation Mo'ne Davis' impact on girls and boys updated 27 days ago

Little League pitcher Mo'ne Davis is a sensation and an inspiration to boys and girls alike, CNN's Kelly Wallace says.

Peanut, almond and nut butters recalled on fears of salmonella updated 27 days ago

Major peanut butter producer nSpired Natural Foods issues a recall after testing turns up salmonella.

Siren dating app lets women call the shots updated 28 days ago

Siren, a new dating app created for women by women, puts the ladies in control of online connections.

Awkward! The tough transition to middle school updated 29 days ago

The jump from elementary to middle school can be a painful transition for adolescents and their parents.

Survey shows ongoing struggle against hunger updated 29 days ago

A new survey shows American families still face food insecurity in the aftermath of an economic downturn.

Step into the new era of food halls updated 32 days ago

Star chefs and young upstarts stand side by side in new urban food halls.

Happy birthday, Julia Child! updated 32 days ago

Chef and cookbook author Julia Child would have been 102 today. Her culinary legacy lives on.

Eatocracy's Coffee Klatsch updated 33 days ago

Pssst! Got a sec to chat? We are utterly thrilled when Eatocracy readers want to hang out and talk. The Coffee Klatch is where that happens.

The south's 10 best new restaurants updated 33 days ago

The South's 10 best new restaurants reflect international influences, laid back attitude and careful ingredients.

When mental illness affects your family updated 34 days ago

Children suffer from mental illness, too. Here's how to recognize it.

Restoring her kimchi connection updated 35 days ago

This second-generation Korean-American is changing people's perception of kimchi one funky jar at a time.

Going public with depression updated 35 days ago

The more people share their experiences with depression, the more others suffering from the condition realize they're not alone, says Kat Kinsman.

How to make positive changes in your life updated 35 days ago

Easy tips on how to improve everything from your dinner order to the song in your head to your career.

Eat these 7 things before summer ends updated 36 days ago

Fruits, vegetables, seafood and yes, even deep-fried cheese curds have a peak season. Make the most of it.

Summer rewind: Looking back at 1984 updated 36 days ago

Summer rewind: Here's a look back at 1984's hottest hits in movies, music, sports and style.

In 'Tigerman,' a self-made superhero is a wannabe dad updated 36 days ago

The main character in Nick Harkaway's new novel, "Tigerman," is a British solider who becomes a superhero. But all Sgt. Lester Ferris wants to be is "Dad."

Anthony Weiner finds a new way to serve New York City updated 38 days ago

Former New York Congressman Anthony Weiner is hoping to open a restaurant and create jobs, a year after his failed bid to become the city's next mayor.

Drive your caterer crazy with these questions updated 39 days ago

Ask your wedding caterer these questions beforehand or face the consequences.

Tommy Hilfiger's 'shagadelic' Florida digs updated 40 days ago

Peek inside Tommy Hilfiger's 'shagadelic' Miami-area home.

Oh, mama! Don't make these wedding faux pas updated 40 days ago

The mother of the bride needs to remember these 10 wedding etiquette rules.

This is your brain on wedding planning updated 40 days ago

Wedding planning can send you and your beloved spinning off into another reality. Welcome to Wedding World.

Don't let these jerks ruin your wedding updated 40 days ago

Don't let these badly-behaved guests ruin your wedding day.

When justice is 'merciful' in child abuse cases updated 40 days ago

The case of Shanesha Taylor, who left her kids in a car during a job interview, highlights the fluid line between bad parenting and criminal behavior.

Orders pour in for retirees' unique syrup updated 40 days ago

Travis and Joyce Miller make hickory syrup, a locally sourced product, in rural Virginia.

Society isn't quite ready for facial tattoos updated 41 days ago

Face tattoos are still socially and professionally unacceptable to many people, even though tattoos have come a long way over the years.

Open carry kid's book a sensation updated 41 days ago

"My Parents Open Carry," a children's book about gun rights, has benefited from an unexpected boost in sales after it was mocked on Bill Maher's show.

Syracuse named top party school updated 42 days ago

The Princeton Review on Monday named Syracuse University the top party school in the nation.

Summer camp love stories updated 42 days ago

Camp romances are a classic pop culture trope, and they can be very real.

What Native Americans really look like updated 46 days ago

Photographer Matika Wilbur's Project 562 aims to capture the diversity of Indian Country.

Florida mom arrested after letting 7-year-old walk to the park alone updated 47 days ago

After letting her 7-year-old son walk from their home to a park to play, a Florida mother faces up to five years in jail on a child neglect charge.

How often you should wash your sheets, bras, hair and more! updated 48 days ago

How to wash everything in your home.

Dogs on vacation living in the lap of luxury updated 50 days ago

At luxury pet hotels, your pet can live better than you do.

Sarah McLachlan on parenting, sex and the 'have it all' debate updated 50 days ago

Sarah McLachlan, the Grammy Award winning singer, chats with CNN's Kelly Wallace about parenting, women's issues and sex.

The best sandwich in the universe updated 51 days ago

A tomato and mayonnaise sandwich on store-bought white bread is the finest sandwich known to mankind.

Study: Dogs can feel jealous, too updated 53 days ago

Dogs experience jealousy, according to a University of California study.

Be a celebrity -- or just rent their home updated 55 days ago

Need a little star treatment? Celebrities' homes are just a click away and ready to rent.

Don't call me 'grandma' at the club updated 56 days ago

A 43-year-old writes what happened when she was called "grandma" at a club, and what she learned partying with Millennials.

'XL Love': How fat is affecting our sex lives updated 57 days ago

A new book, "XL Love," focuses on how obesity is "complicating" America's love life.

Mom arrested for leaving 9-year-old alone at park updated 57 days ago

The arrest of Debra Harrell for allegedly leaving her 9-year-old alone at a park has sparked debate about how young is too young to leave kids on their own

Summer rewind: Looking back at 1974 updated 57 days ago

Historians view the 1970s as a transitional era in the United States. By the time the summer of 1974 rolled around, America was ready for a break.

#IamJada: When abuse becomes a teen meme updated 60 days ago

Jada, a Houston teen, becomes a heroine for speaking out after unfortunate photos of her passed out after an alleged rape were circulated online.

Why we're in a 'one-piece moment' updated 60 days ago

Bikinis might dominate beach bods, but style editors say the one-piece makes a bolder statement.

Film follows 'Brave Miss World' from beauty queen to sexual violence activist updated 61 days ago

Emmy-nominated documentary "Brave Miss World" follows former Miss World Linor Abargil's journey from beauty queen to sexual violence activist.

Is drinking with your kids at home a good idea? updated 61 days ago

Letting the kids drink is a tough subject for parents: To give a tipple or not?

How to elope without offending your loved ones updated 61 days ago

Eloping? No matter the reason, here's how to say "I do" without hurting friends' and family's feelings.

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