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Death with dignity: Brittany Maynard ticks off last item on bucket list

Brittany Maynard, the terminally ill woman who plans to take her own life, has checked the last item off her bucket list.<p>She visited the Grand Canyon last week.<p>"The Canyon was breathtakingly beautiful," she wrote on her website, "and I was able to enjoy my time with the two things I love most: my …

Nurse's discharge leaves one Ebola case in U.S., though larger battle continues

A nurse's release Tuesday from an Atlanta hospital leaves a single person in the United States now battling Ebola, though she and others -- including President Barack Obama -- stressed the fight against the deadly virus isn't over.<p>"While this is a day for celebration and gratitude, I ask that we …

Rocket contracted by NASA explodes into fireball. What happened?

<b>(CNN) —</b> When a rocket contracted by NASA burst into flames seconds after liftoff, its supplies for the International Space Station disappeared in an orange fireball.<p>The explosion also swallowed several experiments, many of them from schools.<p>The bad news: Everything in the rocket is gone.<p>The good …

Zambian President Michael Sata dies at 77

<b>(CNN) —</b> Zambian President Michael Sata, who was nicknamed "King Cobra" for his fiery comebacks and larger-than-life personality, has died. He was 77.<p>Sata had traveled to London for unspecified medical treatment last week, and died at a hospital there Tuesday evening. Officials did not disclose a …

U.S. is 65th in world on gender pay gap

Women -- if you're waiting for the wage gap to close soon, don't hold your breath.<p>Currently, there's no country in the entire world where a woman earns as much as a man for doing the same job. And it's going to take another 81 years for the gender gap to close, according to a new report by the …

7 Wedding Traditions That Need to Die

A recent poll showed that more women are changing their last names after getting hitched, and I plan on following the crowd after I get married next summer. But there are a ton of other outdated traditions that my man and I need to figure out about before the day comes. IMHO, these are totally …


Why You Haven't Met Him Yet

Follow these three foolproof steps to finding the right love for you.<p>The other week I gave a talk at DePaul University. At the end of what I thought was a convoluted but informative lecture on Buddhism in today's world, a freshman raised his hand. He said, "When should you fall in love? I've been …


13 Signs He's Never Going To Commit

Why haven't you seen him in the daylight? (A) Because he can't commit. (B) Because he's a vampire. (C) Because he is a commitment-phobic vampire.<p><b>1. He calls all his exes "this girl I was kinda dating" or "kinda hooking up with."</b> If he rarely/never uses the word "ex," that could be a sign that he's …


13 Quick Tips For Dressing Up Your Jeans

We’d venture to guess that within your closet, you have everything needed to dress up your jeans. But if you find yourself in dire need of inventive …


Shop the trend: Blush pink will change your wardrobe

13 gorgeous clutches to complete your outfit

Put a ring on it: Valentine's Day jewelry for every budget

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Some people see the world through rose-colored lenses; you might choose a carnation-pink camera instead. See more of our #RoseADay guide: http://bit.ly/LqYMdC

9 chic sweatpants we're coveting right now

Editor-approved New York Fashion Week essentials

Michelle Obama turns 50: See her best style moments

2013 wrap-up: The best red carpet looks of the year

Maybelline New York — Four looks. Four spellbinding Color Elixir shades.

Pain-Free Stilettos? Yamuna Zake Thinks Her Yoga Class Is the Answer

Longtime healer Yamuna Zake may have found the solution to rocking stilettos without feeling the need to amputate your feet…a new yoga class.<p>"When …

2013 wrap-up: Best celebrity nails

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Congrats to the 2014 Golden Globe nominees! We picked what those talented actresses might consider wearing on January 12: http://bit.ly/18Ggdj1

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