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The Week in Review: Return of Full House and Retro TV

This week we learned ABC’s 1990s hit sitcom Full House will return to TV screens via Netflix in the coming year, 20 years after the beloved Tanner family said goodbye. John Stamos (Uncle Jesse), Candace Cameron-Bure (D.J. Tanner), Jodie Sweetin (Stephanie), Andrea Barber (Kimmy Gibbler), Dave …

5 books teens will dive into

<b>(CNN) —</b> Want to get a head start on your teen's reading list -- or find new titles to feed your young adult fiction habit?<p>While many recognize the Newbery and Caldecott awards for the year's best children's books, the seventh annual Morris Award celebrates debut books published in 2014 by promising …

Books

13 Rules for Being Alone and Being Happy About It

As you read this, I'm flying back to The U.S. from China. Alone. While I was there, I ran a marathon. Alone. I stayed in a hotel room alone (mostly). I wandered around Beijing alone. I sat down to eat at the local restaurants alone.<p>This is normal for me.<p>Sometimes, people ask, "Tyler, wouldn't you …

New airports 2015 | CNN Travel

This year, we all get an extra second on June 30

<b>(CNN) —</b> This is going to be a long year. Well, one second longer.<p>We're all going to get an extra tick of the clock, known as a "leap second," on June 30.<p>The bonus sliver of time raises a couple of questions.<p>How to spend that extra second? Sleeping? Working? Maybe Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg will use …

New science helps a paralyzed man move his legs for the first time in years

<b>(CNN) —</b> Every morning for 2½ years, Calven Goza tried to move his legs, hoping against hope and medical science that this time, this day, would be different.<p>It never was.<p>An accident with a drunken driver left Goza paralyzed below the chest. No amount of wishful thinking could help him move his legs …

Urinary Incontinence

Garner, Ferguson cases: Key lesson (opinion) - CNN.com

Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant, center, warms up before an NBA basketball game against the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday, December 9, in Los Angeles. The team wore "I Can't Breathe" shirts during warm-ups in support of the family of Eric Garner. Since a grand jury declined to indict a New York …

26 Streaming Shows You Should Get Addicted to This Winter

<i>This article originally appeared on Refinery29.com.</i><p>Feeling the stay-inside vibe this weekend? This is all you need to pass the weekend by in a …

TV

Ferguson protests spread coast to coast - CNN.com

<i>Are protests taking place near you? Please share photos, videos and thoughts with CNN iReport if you can do so safely.</i><p><b>(CNN)</b> -- The sparks of outrage that started in Ferguson, Missouri, have ignited a firestorm of protests across the country and beyond.<p>But the furor isn't just about one grand jury's …

Ferguson Prepares for Fallout From Michael Brown Grand Jury Decision

FERGUSON, Mo. — Businesses have boards on their windows. Some schools have cancelled classes in the days prior to the Thanksgiving weekend. Officials have set up layers of emergency plans. And the president has called for calm.<p>The people of Ferguson can’t be sure when a grand jury responsible for …

Ranking: The Disney Renaissance From Worst to Best

<i>This post originally appeared on Consequence of Sound.</i><p>On November 17, 1989, 25 years ago today, Walt Disney Pictures’ <i>The Little Mermaid</i> premiered in …

Walt Disney Company

'Our son is not dead, he is hidden,' insist parents of one of the 43 students missing in Mexico | Fox News

Maria Telumbre knows fire. She spends her days making tortillas over hot coals, and experience tells her a small goat takes at least four hours to cook. So she doesn't believe the government's explanation that gang thugs incinerated her son and 42 other missing college students in a giant funeral …

Protests over 43 missing students in Mexico spread across the country | Fox News

The 43 students from a teachers' college in Ayotzinapa in the Mexican state of Guerrero went missing in the town of Iguala on Sept. 26.<p>The demonstrations began in Guerrero soon afterward under the leadership of student associations – who are referred to as “normalistas,” because they attend a …

Mexico reels, and the U.S. looks away

The violent disappearance of 43 students from the Ayotzinapa teachers college in Guerrero state has caused a political earthquake the likes of which Mexico has not seen in generations — perhaps even since the revolution of 1910.<p>That makes it all the more baffling how little attention most people in …

26 ways to avoid getting sick this winter

We're going to go out on a limb here and predict that the zombie apocalypse will not happen in 2014.<p>This doesn't mean, however, that hordes of shambling strangers can't infect you and make you feel like the walking dead. After all, this is the cold and flu season. Or rather, it's the cold, flu, …

Wellness

Report: Michael Brown's fatal encounter with Wilson took less than 2 minutes

The fatal encounter that ended with the shooting of Michael Brown by officer Darren Wilson was brief, lasting less than two minutes, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported.<p>Brown, an unarmed black teen, was shot by Wilson, a white police officer, on August 9 in Ferguson, Missouri.<p>His death led to …

7 ways to unspoil your kids this holiday season

<i>As we head into the holiday season, TODAY Parents is focusing on putting more gratitude in our kids' attitude. Here to help is</i> Positive Parenting Solutions <i>founder Amy McCready, who will join us each week in November</i> <i>to offer strategies for raising grateful, unspoiled kids.</i><p>This season is all about …

Kids

Michael Brown's parents address U.N.: 'We need the world to know'

The parents of Michael Brown, a Missouri teen killed by police, testified before a U.N. committee Tuesday because they want the world to know "what's going on in Ferguson."<p>Lesley McSpadden and Michael Brown Sr. spoke to the United Nations Committee Against Torture -- which also works against cruel …

Watch 10 Hours of Princess Leia Walking in NYC

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Feminism

How to Get in Shape Using Psychology: 6 New Tricks From Research

Why is there an obesity epidemic? It’s not because we eat the wrong things or we lack exercise.<p>Research shows that, plain and simple, most of us just …

Nutrition

How Well Do You Remember "The Walking Dead" Season 1?

It’s been four years since AMC debuted the first six episodes of its zombie apocalypse thriller — how much can you recall about the earliest days of TV's deadliest outbreak?

Which vegetable helps increase weight loss? Calling bluff on nutrition fads

It seems like every day some new food trend pops up, promising to revolutionize our diets. Which are more hype than help? Fitness magazine contributing editor Dawn Jackson Blatner, R.D. explains.<p><b>Vegetables</b><p>Can leafy greens actually increase weight loss by 30 percent in 12 weeks?<p>Yes. Leafy greens …

Nutrition

Marshall University to welcome 150 Mexican students, faculty as part of exchange program | Fox News

More than 160 students and faculty from Mexican universities are spending five weeks at Marshall University as part of an international exchange program.<p>The participants were to arrive this weekend at the school's Huntington campus, where they'll study the English language. The program that …

'Richie Rich' live-action reboot coming to Netflix

Classic cartoon character Richie Rich is coming to Netflix — in live-action form.<p>AwesomenessTV's half-hour comedy series <i>Richie Rich</i> has been picked …

The 36 Best Halloween Films on Netflix

Whether you're in the mood for a good scare or prefer to celebrate the holiday with a bit of levity, there's a Halloween movie for every taste streaming on Netflix this season.<p>If the concept of Halloween-themed films leaves you paralyzed with terror, rest assured there's something for everyone to …

Horror

See the Creepy Traditions That Spawned Halloween

All Hallow’s Eve. The Holy Evening. All Saint’s Eve. No matter what you call it, the holiday’s true origin is still shrouded in mystery. But before …

Festivals

Were You There When the Berlin Wall Came Down? TIME Wants Your Photos

Photographs of the fall of the Berlin Wall have become iconic since that night 25 years ago. Full of sledgehammers and smiles, the pictures have …

Berlin Wall