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Worried about cuts to Social Security? Here’s the bible on navigating this retirement benefit.

Social Security and retirement go together like peanut butter and jelly — many people just can’t have one without the other.<p>Yet when it comes to Social Security, there is a mountain of anxiety about how it factors into retirement plans, especially for the millions of people who depend on it as …

Get Paid To Retire Early And Travel Around Europe?!

It sounds counterintuitive, but you can actually earn a fortune by quitting your job, retiring to Europe and spending the next few years of your life …

World War II: Battle of the Bulge

By late 1944, Germany was unmistakably losing the war. The Soviet Red Army was closing in on the Eastern front, while strategic Allied bombing was …

First Look: Saucony Omni 15

A preview of the latest from Saucony.<p>​<p>​<p>Check out this first look at the Saucony Omni 15 with <i>Runner's World</i> editor Jeff Dengate. The shoe will be featured in our 2016 Fall Shoe Guide.

Four Reasons Why More High Schoolers Are Running Sub-4:00

Membership in one of running’s most exclusive clubs has nearly doubled in the past year, and it could grow this weekend.<p>When 18-year-old Michael Slagowski stopped the clock at 3:59.53 to win the Jesuit Twilight mile on April 29 in Portland, Oregon, he became the ninth American high school runner to …

Fartlek Interval Training for Runners

Fartlek, a Swedish term that means "speed play," is a form of interval or speed training that can be effective in improving your running speed and …

Interval Training

Since Yesterday

• <b>Author:</b> Frederick Lewis Allen<p><b>A “wonderfully written account of America in the ’30s,” the follow-up to Only Yesterday examines Black Tuesday through the end of the Depression (The New York Times).</b><p><i>Wall Street Journal</i> Bestseller<p>Opening on September 3, 1929, in the days before the stock market crash, …

Pacific Onslaught

• <b>Author:</b> Paul Kennedy<p>Japan had mighty ambitions—to control the Western Pacific. The attack on Pearl Harbor devastated the American Pacific fleet, their primary obstacle, and they swept across the region. What ensued was a bitter struggle in which many thousands of soldiers lost their lives on both …

The Bold Cavaliers

• <b>Author:</b> Dee Brown<p><b>A thrilling Civil War history of Morgan’s Raiders, the Confederate cavalrymen who spread terror through the North</b><br>In this vibrant and thoroughly researched Civil War study, Dee Brown tells the story of Morgan’s Raiders, the Kentucky cavalrymen famed and feared for their attacks on …

The Battle for Leyte Gulf

• <b>Author:</b> C. Vann Woodward<p><b>A New York Times Best Seller!</b><p>Pulitzer-Prize-winner and bestselling author C. Vann Woodward recreates the gripping account of the battle for Leyte Gulf—the greatest naval battle of World War II and the largest engagement ever fought on the high seas. For the Japanese, it …

The Fifties

• <b>Author:</b> David Halberstam<p><b>This vivid New York Times bestseller about 1950s America from a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist is “an engrossing sail across a pivotal decade” (Time).</b><p>Joe McCarthy. Marilyn Monroe. The H-bomb. <i>Ozzie and Harriet</i>. Elvis. Civil rights. It’s undeniable: The fifties were a …

Fifty Years of Night

• <b>Author:</b> John Cheves and Others<p>The story of Eastern Kentucky's continued struggles 50 years after a country lawyer's book -- "Night Comes to the Cumberlands" -- focused the nation on the region's problems.

The Oregon Trail

• <b>Author:</b> Rinker Buck<p><b>#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • #1 Indie Next Pick • Winner of the PEN New England Award</b><p><b>“Enchanting…A book filled with so much love…Long before Oregon, Rinker Buck has convinced us that the best way to see America is from the seat of a covered wagon.” —The Wall Street</b> …

I Was Hitler's Chauffeur

• <b>Author:</b> Erich Kempka<p>Erich Kempka served as Hitler’s personal driver from 1934 through to the Führer’s dramatic suicide in 1945. His candid memoirs offer a unique eyewitness account of events leading up to and during the war, culminating in those dark final days in the Führer's headquarters, deep …

Ardennes 1944

• <b>Author:</b> Antony Beevor<p><b>The prizewinning historian and bestselling author of D-Day, Stalingrad, and The Battle of Arnhem reconstructs the Battle of the Bulge in this riveting new account</b> <br>On December 16, 1944, Hitler launched his ‘last gamble’ in the snow-covered forests and gorges of the Ardennes in …

The Brigade

• <b>Author:</b> Howard Blum & Hardscrabble Entertainment, Inc.<p>November 1944. The British government finally agrees to send a brigade of 5,000 Jewish volunteers from Palestine to Europe to fight the German army. But when the war ends and the soldiers witness firsthand the horrors their people have suffered …

Born Fighting

• <b>Author:</b> Jim Webb<p>In his first work of nonfiction, bestselling novelist James Webb tells the epic story of the Scots-Irish, a people whose lives and worldview were dictated by resistance, conflict, and struggle, and who, in turn, profoundly influenced the social, political, and cultural landscape of …

Bill O'Reilly's Legends and Lies: The Real West

• <b>Author:</b> David Fisher & Bill O'Reilly<p><b>The must-have companion to Bill O'Reilly's</b> <b>historic</b> series <i>Legends and Lies: The Real West</i>, a fascinating, eye-opening look at the truth behind the western legends we all think we know<p>How did Davy Crockett save President Jackson's life only to end up dying at the …

Axis Sally

• <b>Author:</b> Richard Lucas<p><b>A “fascinating, well-researched account” of Mildred Gillars, the failed actress who turned on her country and became a Nazi propagandist during WWII (Publishers Weekly).</b><p>One of the most notorious Americans of the twentieth century was a failed Broadway actress turned radio …

American Heritage History of World War II

• <b>Author:</b> Stephen E. Ambrose & C.L. Sulzberger<p>The American Heritage History of World War II was first published in 1966. At the time, author and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist C.L. Sulzberger received widespread praise for his authoritative account of the six-year war that involved more than …

7 Cross-Training Exercises Every Runner Should be Doing

Training for a race is a great way for runners to set and reach new fitness goals. And while a steady increase in mileage is obviously one way to improve your time, many runners...

1944

• <b>Author:</b> Jay Winik<p><i>New York Times</i> bestselling author Jay Winik brings to life in gripping detail the year 1944, which determined the outcome of World War II and put more pressure than any other on an ailing yet determined President Roosevelt.<p>It was not inevitable that World War II would end as it …

The Conquering Tide: War in the Pacific Islands, 1942-1944

• <b>Author:</b> Ian W. Toll<p>New York Times Bestseller “A beautiful blend of history and prose and proves again Mr. Toll’s mastery of the naval-war narrative.” —Wall Street Journal<p>This masterful history encompasses the heart of the Pacific War—the period between mid-1942 and mid-1944—when parallel Allied …

1177 B.C.

• <b>Author:</b> Eric H. Cline<p>In 1177 B.C., marauding groups known only as the "Sea Peoples" invaded Egypt. The pharaoh's army and navy managed to defeat them, but the victory so weakened Egypt that it soon slid into decline, as did most of the surrounding civilizations. After centuries of brilliance, the …

10 iconic US road trips you should take right now

Instead of suffering through another round of apple picking in an orchard that's been plucked dry, check out these essential American road trips, where you can see the fall foliage in all its glory.<p>While beautiful year-round, this is a fall foliage fave (for its epic dogwood, sourwood, sassafras …

Scientists have discovered why running makes you happy

If you're a big runner like me you know what I'm talking about when I describe that euphoric feeling you get in the middle of your workout — when your feet feel like they are floating over the ground and you can almost hear the air dancing past you.<p>It turns out it's not all in your mind.<p>Scientists …