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 indictment of Adrian Peterson on child abuse charges has revealed sharp differences in cultural, regional and generational attitudes toward spanking.
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.
Exclusive interview with White House chef Cristeta Comerford.
Why do you crave pumpkin flavors in the fall? Marketing.
'Mockingjay Part 1' trailer has Hunger Games fans excited. Here are more YA books turned movies.
High rents are closing restaurants. Kate Krader says they should be protected by landmark status.
CNN's Cara Reedy, who has achondroplastic dwarfism, writes about her life as a little person.
A wife, a husband and a daughter shared their raw and powerful stories of domestic abuse.
Kendall Jenner models at New York Fashion Week. The camera loves this reality TV veteran.
Domestic violence between parents has a deep and lasting impact on children, according to experts.
Ray Rice video prompts social media outpour of #WhyIStayed domestic violence stories.
Vegan and vegetarian options are plentiful throughout Central Europe. Here's how to find them.
Fifty shades of parenting: Do you want your kids to see "Fifty Shades of Grey"?
Fashion mogul Tory Burch worked with a feng shui master to create a positive atmosphere in her Manhattan offices.
Try America's Test Kitchen's best make-ahead chicken fingers recipe.
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.
New York Fashion Week offers a look ahead to what we'll be wearing in Spring 2015.
The ways mother-daughter book clubs can help empower girls are the focus of Lori Day's new book, "Her Next Chapter."
California SB 967 requires students to seek "affirmative consent" from partners at each stage of sexual activity. How does "yes means yes" really work?
They're the hard-working MVPs of the restaurant world, and most diners never know it. All hail the dishwashers.
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.
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.
Model Shaun Ross, who was born with albinism, challenges notions of beauty during New York Fashion Week.
A look back at the summer of 1994.
Texas brewery Austin Beerworks is doing its part to "keep Austin weird" by releasing the first 99-pack of beer to consumers.
It may technically be a Saturday, but it sure feels like Fry-day to us: August 30 is International Bacon Day.
Kelly Wallace asks why some people are so uncomfortable seeing a mother breastfeed in public.
Grilling a turkey burger that tastes every bit as meaty, tender and juicy as the beef kind is a tall order -- until now.
Designer Nili Lotan goes beyond the machine gun dress.
Survivors of rape and abuse share stories and find solidarity in crowd-sourced "Monument Quilt" touring the country.
Being the mother of an addict is an incredibly lonely and isolating place, parents around the country tell CNN's Kelly Wallace.
Some parents say the Connecticut school shooting confirms the need to protect children and teach them to defend themselves using guns.
Spanish retailer Zara apologizes for striped t-shirt with yellow star that drew criticism for its resemblance to uniforms worn in the Holocaust.
Sometimes "sorry" really does seem to be the hardest word, but the mechanics of good apologies aren't difficult to understand.
T.J. Guerrero, 12, gained national attention after a sour neighbor tried to shut down his lemonade stand.
For Rebecca James, the onset of "Beatlemania" meant one thing: a lot of waiting.
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.
With "Mad Men" starting back up, we wanted to know -- was all that glamour real, or is it just the magic of TV?
What were the hallmarks of summer 1964? Beatlemania, "Mary Poppins," the monokini and the Schwinn Sting-Ray.
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.
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?
There were two distinct groups of guys in high school back in the '60s: Those who had cars, and those who didn't.
Most moms agree that motherhood has changed dramatically over the years. But is it for the better or worse?
Can you imagine pregnancy being a fireable offense? Or a woman needing her husband's signature to open a bank account?
Food recalls, like for peanut butter, sprouts and bad meat, are in the news all the time, but how do they actually work?
How should parents address race and class when talking to children?
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 the season a little longer with these oven roasted tomatoes from America's Test Kitchen.
"Real Simple" readers share the classic children's books they still love as adults.
Salad can take on many forms, but calling meatloaf chunks "salad" was a bit much for this writer.
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.
Little League pitcher Mo'ne Davis is a sensation and an inspiration to boys and girls alike, CNN's Kelly Wallace says.
Major peanut butter producer nSpired Natural Foods issues a recall after testing turns up salmonella.
Siren, a new dating app created for women by women, puts the ladies in control of online connections.
The jump from elementary to middle school can be a painful transition for adolescents and their parents.
A new survey shows American families still face food insecurity in the aftermath of an economic downturn.
Star chefs and young upstarts stand side by side in new urban food halls.
Chef and cookbook author Julia Child would have been 102 today. Her culinary legacy lives on.
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 reflect international influences, laid back attitude and careful ingredients.
Children suffer from mental illness, too. Here's how to recognize it.
This second-generation Korean-American is changing people's perception of kimchi one funky jar at a time.
The more people share their experiences with depression, the more others suffering from the condition realize they're not alone, says Kat Kinsman.
Easy tips on how to improve everything from your dinner order to the song in your head to your career.
Fruits, vegetables, seafood and yes, even deep-fried cheese curds have a peak season. Make the most of it.
Summer rewind: Here's a look back at 1984's hottest hits in movies, music, sports and style.
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."
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.
Ask your wedding caterer these questions beforehand or face the consequences.
Peek inside Tommy Hilfiger's 'shagadelic' Miami-area home.
The mother of the bride needs to remember these 10 wedding etiquette rules.
Wedding planning can send you and your beloved spinning off into another reality. Welcome to Wedding World.
Don't let these badly-behaved guests ruin your wedding day.
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.
Travis and Joyce Miller make hickory syrup, a locally sourced product, in rural Virginia.
Face tattoos are still socially and professionally unacceptable to many people, even though tattoos have come a long way over the years.
"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.
The Princeton Review on Monday named Syracuse University the top party school in the nation.
Camp romances are a classic pop culture trope, and they can be very real.
Photographer Matika Wilbur's Project 562 aims to capture the diversity of Indian Country.
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 to wash everything in your home.
At luxury pet hotels, your pet can live better than you do.
Sarah McLachlan, the Grammy Award winning singer, chats with CNN's Kelly Wallace about parenting, women's issues and sex.
A tomato and mayonnaise sandwich on store-bought white bread is the finest sandwich known to mankind.
Dogs experience jealousy, according to a University of California study.
Need a little star treatment? Celebrities' homes are just a click away and ready to rent.
A 43-year-old writes what happened when she was called "grandma" at a club, and what she learned partying with Millennials.
A new book, "XL Love," focuses on how obesity is "complicating" America's love life.
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
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.
Jada, a Houston teen, becomes a heroine for speaking out after unfortunate photos of her passed out after an alleged rape were circulated online.
Bikinis might dominate beach bods, but style editors say the one-piece makes a bolder statement.
Emmy-nominated documentary "Brave Miss World" follows former Miss World Linor Abargil's journey from beauty queen to sexual violence activist.
Letting the kids drink is a tough subject for parents: To give a tipple or not?
Eloping? No matter the reason, here's how to say "I do" without hurting friends' and family's feelings.