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Watch as these Reston, Virginia residents describe the best gifts that they are planning to give–and receive.

One of the CNN heroes caught my attention this week.  Evans Wadongo is a young Kenyan who invented a simple solar powered lantern.  In villages without electricity, light is a luxury.   Children study by candlelight or kerosene lantern–if they […]

“Cheer up, Ed. This is not goodbye. It’s just I won’t ever see you again.” Rumack: Can you fly this plane, and land it?Ted Striker: Surely you can’t be serious. Rumack: I am serious … and don’t call me Shirley. Lt. Frank Drebin: Jane, since […]

You can tell you ate too much for Thanksgiving when you have to let your bathrobe out. – Jay Leno I love Thanksgiving turkey…it’s the only time in Los Angeles that you see natural breasts. – Arnold Schwarzenegger Thanksgiving is […]

Oprah saved her best for the farewell season.  Find your dream holiday gifts for your family–or yourself–no one is telling!  

Frederika Goldberger is your normal, everyday 91 year-old grandmother–except for the times when she flies to the supermarket, lifts cars to save her dog, or reads her thousands of fan letters.  Last year, she was suffering–like many women her age–from […]

For each new morning with its light,For rest and shelter of the night,For health and food, for love and friends,For everything Thy goodness sends. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

147 years ago today, Abraham Lincoln delivered his famous Gettysburg Address.  Though it took him just two minutes to deliver, the speech has had an effect on our nation’s ideals that has lasted over a century.   His opening lines […]

Nine year-old Shakia Mason was at home Monday night when a fire broke out in her family’s Florida home.   While her mother and grandmother attempted to put the fire out, she grabbed her baby sister and moved her other […]

There’s a new pet fad across the pond: mini-pigs.  Breeders like Jane Croft are raising mini versions of our favorite barnyard oinkers as too-cute pets.   These little piglets can grow to be the size of a springer spaniel.   […]