A new survey shows American families still face food insecurity in the aftermath of an economic downturn.
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.
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.
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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.
Can you imagine pregnancy being a fireable offense? Or a woman needing her husband's signature to open a bank account?
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.
Most moms agree that motherhood has changed dramatically over the years. But is it for the better or worse?
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.
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 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.
CNN.com copy editor Katherine Dillinger talks about grammar, spelling and the worst mistakes she's run across.
A grieving father turns to Reddit for help remembering his 6-week-old daughter.
Fans of the FDNY's annual charity calendar featuring hunky firefighters will find a woman, Danae Mines, posing for the first time.
Some home buyers are seeking "time-capsule houses," especially those built in the middle of the 20th century, realtors say.
Hot car deaths -- should the government step in to prevent them?
Gianni Versace was killed on July 15, 1997.
Students create a small, experimental prototype community of tiny homes in an Atlanta parking deck.
There were two distinct groups of guys in high school back in the '60s: Those who had cars, and those who didn't.
Parent concierge services outsource the summer cooking, cleaning, and camp planning for kids. Here's how it works.
Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird" celebrates its 54th anniversary on July 11, 2014, and is now available as an e-book.
At their magnificent 1,600-acre Crawford retreat, once known as the Western White House, Laura and George W. Bush live the green life.
Brazilian Carol Rossetti's illustrations about women's identities have gained a surprise global following.
Would you buy retail pot for recreational use if it were available in your areas?
Postpartum depression affects about 15% of new mothers. One mother, Katherine Stone, is crusading to increase awareness.
Two transgender women say they were called "it" and asked to remove their makeup, hair and jewelry at a West Virginia DMV.
She has been dreaming about this day for as long as I can remember.
Whatever your definition of "beach book" -- romance, mystery, gripping true-life-tale -- it's here.
What were the hallmarks of summer 1964? Beatlemania, "Mary Poppins," the monokini and the Schwinn Sting-Ray.
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Maya Peterson, former student-body president of The Lawrenceville School, resigned after posting photos online mocking her fellow students.
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.
Despite the growing diversity of American youth, there is a lack of representation in young adult literature.
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.
Let kids fail. Here's why.
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The presence of transgender and gender nonconforming youth at NYC Pride March is latest effort to increase visibility of the transgender community.
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.
David Martinez grew up thinking he was American until he learned a secret his parents were keeping from him: he is an undocumented immigrant.
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?
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.
Packing for a summer weekend trip? Here's what you need.
The American Academy of Pediatrics announced new guidelines for doctors encouraging parents to read out loud to their children beginning in infancy.
"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 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.
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.
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.
For many families, a night at the ballpark is a treat. But it can be a nightmare for those with autistic children.
Mattel says it hopes to inspire a generation of female entrepreneurs with Entrepreneur Barbie, but critics say the message is pink-washed.
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.
The caftan started as a war garment, worn beneath chainmail armor. It's come a long way and is now a timeless fashion staple.
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?
How young is too young to pierce a baby's ears? Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's baby sparks a debate on social media.
Recent visibility of Native Americans in mainstream news is significant because they are typically left out of the American conversation, Simon Moya-Smith says.
Selling a family home is a life event that raises questions about identity.
Barack Obama, Sean Combs, Bill Nye, Shonda Rhimes and Condoleezza Rice are among high profile speakers at college commencement ceremonies in 2014.
A hitchhiking feline in Florida has a 50-year-old truck owner to thank for her unusual rescue.
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.
Want perfect wedding pictures? Try these 8 simple tricks.
Could you live off 10 articles of clothing for a year? Here's how some people make minimalist fashion fit their lifestyles.
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.
Peggy Drexler: Fat women are acknowledging their weight, then dismissing its significance. Melissa McCarthy leads the way.
After another mass tragedy, parents are deciding how and what to tell their kids.