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Hard Times: America's Post Offices
Hard Times: America’s Post Offices

As post offices around the country face an uncertain future due to budget cuts, part of the… >>

Best Anti-Ponzi Scheme
Best Anti-Ponzi Scheme

CEO Robert Lappin lost millions of dollars in the Bernie Madoff scandal. But his main concern was… >>

9 Products Still Proudly Made in America
9 Products Still Proudly Made in America

See great products that are still made in the U.S.A. Plus, what you can do to help American… >>

Travel Digest: America's Best Kept Travel Secrets
Travel Digest: America’s Best Kept Travel Secrets

Popular travel destinations and tourist attractions are fine, but leave time on your travels to… >>

Red Dad, Blue Son
Red Dad, Blue Son

My dad is conservative. I’m not. For our relationship to survive, we had to stop talking politics. >>

The Cost of Drilling: Oil in Alaska
The Cost of Drilling: Oil in Alaska

To drill or not to drill? As debate over energy rages, one inspired leader fights for balance. >>

7 Road Trips to View Stunning Fall Foliage
7 Road Trips to View Stunning Fall Foliage

Take an affordable vacation through one of these East Coast fall wonderlands. >>

Hometown Heroes: The Dirty Dozen
Hometown Heroes: The Dirty Dozen

How a group of former sorority sisters found peace, purpose, and carpentry skills in New Orleans. >>

15+ Best Books to Read as Children (and Adults)
15+ Best Books to Read as Children (and Adults)

Twilight and The Lorax aren't the only books meant for younger readers that adults can enjoy too… >>

Jobs for Veterans: You're Welcome, America, Now Hire Us
Jobs for Veterans: You’re Welcome, America, Now Hire Us

After serving their country with honor, courage, and skill, too many veterans are struggling to… >>

Jobs for Veterans: Andrew Steiner, the Squad Leader
Jobs for Veterans: Andrew Steiner, the Squad Leader

He led his squad through combat, but job prospects continue to prove elusive for this former Marine. >>

Jobs for Veterans: Donna Bachler, the Administrator
Jobs for Veterans: Donna Bachler, the Administrator

Burdened with post-traumatic stress disorder from her 12 years in the Army, this veteran endeavors… >>

Jobs for Veterans: Mark Haake, the Aviation Tech
Jobs for Veterans: Mark Haake, the Aviation Tech

After a frustrating job search, this former Marine corporal was lucky to find just the right fit. >>

Jobs for Veterans: Andrea Gillotte, the Journalist
Jobs for Veterans: Andrea Gillotte, the Journalist

Optimism fuels this Navy vet, though the road to a promising career has been long and challenging. >>

Jobs for Veterans: Eric Smith, the Corpsman
Jobs for Veterans: Eric Smith, the Corpsman

For this six-year veteran of the Navy, finding work at home has proven to be a struggle beyond that… >>

Radical Reefs: A Photo Essay
Radical Reefs: A Photo Essay

Sunken tanks and subway cars make odd but inviting homes for endangered coral—and assorted reef… >>

What It's Like to Kayak Over a Waterfall
What It’s Like to Kayak Over a Waterfall

There's a lot to keep track of in the four seconds it takes to fall seven stories, as one nursing… >>

What It's Like to...
What It’s Like to…

From delivering a baby at home to falling seven stories in a river kayak, these ordinary people… >>

The Twins Teaching a Coastal Town to Clean Up Its Act
The Twins Teaching a Coastal Town to Clean Up Its Act

Between ballet lessons and tae kwon do, these twin sisters rally to protect the earth. >>

Tackling Cancer: Dallas Cowboys Star Bradie James
Tackling Cancer: Dallas Cowboys Star Bradie James

Dallas Cowboys linebacker Bradie James's foundation raises money to fight breast cancer. >>