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Survey shows ongoing struggle against hunger updated 1 days ago

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

Within black families, hard truths told to sons amid Ferguson unrest updated 4 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.

Step into the new era of food halls updated 4 days ago

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

Happy birthday, Julia Child! updated 4 days ago

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

Eatocracy's Coffee Klatsch updated 5 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 5 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 6 days ago

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

Restoring her kimchi connection updated 7 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 7 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 7 days ago

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

5 things women couldn't do in the 1960s updated 7 days ago

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

Eat these 7 things before summer ends updated 7 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 8 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 8 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 10 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 11 days ago

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

Longing for the carefree parenting style of yesterday? updated 11 days ago

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

Tommy Hilfiger's 'shagadelic' Florida digs updated 11 days ago

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

Oh, mama! Don't make these wedding faux pas updated 12 days ago

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

This is your brain on wedding planning updated 12 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 12 days ago

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

When justice is 'merciful' in child abuse cases updated 12 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 12 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 12 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 13 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 14 days ago

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

Summer camp love stories updated 14 days ago

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

What Native Americans really look like updated 18 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 18 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.

A grieving mother's mission to stop hot car deaths updated 19 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.

How often you should wash your sheets, bras, hair and more! updated 20 days ago

How to wash everything in your home.

Dogs on vacation living in the lap of luxury updated 22 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 22 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 23 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 25 days ago

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

Be a celebrity -- or just rent their home updated 27 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 28 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 28 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 29 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 29 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 32 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 32 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 32 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 32 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 33 days ago

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

Every day is grammar day when you've got this job updated 33 days ago

CNN.com copy editor Katherine Dillinger talks about grammar, spelling and the worst mistakes she's run across.

Strangers help with photo in midst of tragedy updated 34 days ago

A grieving father turns to Reddit for help remembering his 6-week-old daughter.

First woman firefighter poses for FDNY charity calendar updated 34 days ago

Fans of the FDNY's annual charity calendar featuring hunky firefighters will find a woman, Danae Mines, posing for the first time.

Is your house old? Some buyers want 'time capsule houses' updated 34 days ago

Some home buyers are seeking "time-capsule houses," especially those built in the middle of the 20th century, realtors say.

Should the government step in to prevent hot car deaths? updated 35 days ago

Hot car deaths -- should the government step in to prevent them?

Shocking fashion scandals and tragedies updated 35 days ago

Gianni Versace was killed on July 15, 1997.

Millennials want to live in parking spaces, says school updated 35 days ago

Students create a small, experimental prototype community of tiny homes in an Atlanta parking deck.

When owning a car made you a god updated 35 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.

5 ways to outsource your kids' summer updated 36 days ago

Parent concierge services outsource the summer cooking, cleaning, and camp planning for kids. Here's how it works.

At 54, 'To Kill a Mockingbird' is now an e-book updated 39 days ago

Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird" celebrates its 54th anniversary on July 11, 2014, and is now available as an e-book.

Inside the Bush family's green retreat updated 41 days ago

At their magnificent 1,600-acre Crawford retreat, once known as the Western White House, Laura and George W. Bush live the green life.

This is Carol. Her illustrations are reimagining how we see women updated 41 days ago

Brazilian Carol Rossetti's illustrations about women's identities have gained a surprise global following.

'I like weed, and I'm a good person': Pot smokers fight stereotypes updated 42 days ago

Would you buy retail pot for recreational use if it were available in your areas?

Postpartum depression: One mom's mission becomes a movement updated 42 days ago

Postpartum depression affects about 15% of new mothers. One mother, Katherine Stone, is crusading to increase awareness.

Two transgender women complain of DMV mistreatment in West Virginia updated 43 days ago

Two transgender women say they were called "it" and asked to remove their makeup, hair and jewelry at a West Virginia DMV.

What I don't want to happen at my daughter's wedding updated 43 days ago

She has been dreaming about this day for as long as I can remember.

15 best new paperback beach reads updated 43 days ago

Whatever your definition of "beach book" -- romance, mystery, gripping true-life-tale -- it's here.

Summer rewind: Looking back at 1964 updated 46 days ago

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

15 state flowers to grow anywhere updated 47 days ago

15 state flowers to plant this July 4th!

Student who mocked white males out as president updated 47 days ago

Maya Peterson, former student-body president of The Lawrenceville School, resigned after posting photos online mocking her fellow students.

The puberty ad you'll want to show all girls and boys updated 47 days ago

A new ad by Always on why girls lose confidence after puberty goes viral and sparks a conversation on how to boost self-esteem during the teen years.

'Where's the African-American Harry Potter or the Mexican Katniss?' updated 48 days ago

Despite the growing diversity of American youth, there is a lack of representation in young adult literature.

Nationality, identity and the pledge of allegiance updated 49 days ago

Living between two countries and two cultures was a challenge for CNN reporter Moni Basu. Here she explains why she finally pursued U.S. citizenship.

Why I want my kids to fail updated 49 days ago

Let kids fail. Here's why.

Proper etiquette for every occasion updated 50 days ago

Your be-all, end-all, modern authority on awkward interactions, stressful situations and elbows on the table.

The pros and cons of transgender children in the public eye updated 50 days ago

The presence of transgender and gender nonconforming youth at NYC Pride March is latest effort to increase visibility of the transgender community.

Vargas: Undocumented and hiding in plain sight updated 51 days ago

He earned a college scholarship, he pays taxes and he even won a Pulitzer prize. And Jose Antonio Vargas did all this as an undocumented immigrant.

I didn't know I was undocumented updated 52 days ago

David Martinez grew up thinking he was American until he learned a secret his parents were keeping from him: he is an undocumented immigrant.

Why I'm tired of hearing about 'that' civil rights movement updated 54 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?

Sorry to ask but ... do women apologize more than men? updated 54 days ago

A new ad by the hair care company Pantene asks why women apologize so much and raises the question whether women say 'sorry' more often than men.

The Natural State updated 54 days ago

Packing for a summer weekend trip? Here's what you need.

Parents should read aloud to infants every day, pediatricians say updated 55 days ago

The American Academy of Pediatrics announced new guidelines for doctors encouraging parents to read out loud to their children beginning in infancy.

A movie about romance and ... abortion? updated 55 days ago

"Obvious Child" has all the story arcs for romantic-comedy gold, but one of the major through lines is a topic not often broached in theaters: Abortion.

The rise of the civil rights museum updated 57 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.

Work-life balance not just a women's issue updated 57 days ago

As the White House convened a summit on working families, surveys dispel any notion that work-life balance is just a woman's issue. Men care about it too.

Cool kids study offers 'revenge' for nerds updated 60 days ago

The cool kids in middle school were the ones who actually had bigger problems later in life, according to a new study in the journal Child Development.

Taking autistic kids out to a ball game updated 60 days ago

For many families, a night at the ballpark is a treat. But it can be a nightmare for those with autistic children.

Entrepreneur Barbie leans into a new career updated 61 days ago

Mattel says it hopes to inspire a generation of female entrepreneurs with Entrepreneur Barbie, but critics say the message is pink-washed.

How not to raise a mean girl updated 61 days ago

With 'mean girl' behavior a bigger problem than years ago and starting as young as elementary school, parents wonder what they can do to try not to raise one.

Caftans, your timeless summer wardrobe updated 61 days ago

The caftan started as a war garment, worn beneath chainmail armor. It's come a long way and is now a timeless fashion staple.

When is 'Daddy' more than DNA? updated 62 days ago

Forget about Who's your daddy? Actor Jason Patric is engaged in an L.A. court fight that raises an even thornier question: What is a daddy?

North West's earrings spark social media debate updated 62 days ago

How young is too young to pierce a baby's ears? Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's baby sparks a debate on social media.

Reclaiming the Native American voice updated 62 days ago

Recent visibility of Native Americans in mainstream news is significant because they are typically left out of the American conversation, Simon Moya-Smith says.

The truth is I never left you updated 64 days ago

Selling a family home is a life event that raises questions about identity.

2014's big-name college commencement speakers updated 64 days ago

Barack Obama, Sean Combs, Bill Nye, Shonda Rhimes and Condoleezza Rice are among high profile speakers at college commencement ceremonies in 2014.

Man cuts open truck to save kitten updated 65 days ago

A hitchhiking feline in Florida has a 50-year-old truck owner to thank for her unusual rescue.

Do modern dads get enough credit? updated 67 days ago

Dads don't get the same respect in society as moms, but modern fathers have certainly come a long way, says CNN's Kelly Wallace.

8 secrets of perfect wedding pictures updated 68 days ago

Want perfect wedding pictures? Try these 8 simple tricks.

10 items for a year: A minimalist approach to fashion updated 68 days ago

Could you live off 10 articles of clothing for a year? Here's how some people make minimalist fashion fit their lifestyles.

Graduation photo shows 'Black Women Do Breastfeed' updated 69 days ago

The women of "Black Women Do Breastfeed" say a picture shared from their page of mother breast-feeding at graduation sends a positive message to black mothers.

Melissa McCarthy and Miss Indiana USA show that size is not all they are updated 69 days ago

Peggy Drexler: Fat women are acknowledging their weight, then dismissing its significance. Melissa McCarthy leads the way.

Talking to kids about tragedy a tough task for parents updated 69 days ago

After another mass tragedy, parents are deciding how and what to tell their kids.

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