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Missing movie theaters in COVID-19 quarantine? Fill up the car and head to these drive-ins

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 15:42:10 +0000

Looking for a drive-in movie theater near you while taking coronavirus precautions? Scroll through our list of favorite drive-ins across the country.


Oprah is giving up her magazine cover for the first time to honor Breonna Taylor

Thu, 30 Jul 2020 21:06:39 +0000

Breonna Taylor is on the cover of September's "O, The Oprah Magazine." It's the first cover in the publication's history to not feature Oprah Winfrey.


'Pioneer Woman' Ree Drummond talks stretchy 'pandemic pants,' shares Instant Pot recipe

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 04:17:17 +0000

"They're black yoga pants ... and I have not worn anything, but black yoga pants since" mid-March says "The Pioneer Woman" host Ree Drummond.


Looking for books about racism? Experts suggest these must-read titles for adults and kids

Tue, 28 Jul 2020 14:47:48 +0000

Amid protests around the country centered around racism and police brutality, books have arisen as an important resource.


Having fun with your long-distance relationship

Sat, 01 Aug 2020 17:07:50 +0000

From phone apps to traditional love letters, here are some creative ways for you to stay connected with your loved ones while staying apart.


Portraits of the most famous face in the world

Thu, 30 Jul 2020 20:41:05 +0000

Portraits of the most famous face in the world



Wed, 14 Aug 2019 12:46:06 +0000

See positive stories about brave, compassionate kids who are changing the world.


Seniors in isolation

Mon, 27 Jul 2020 15:02:51 +0000

Mental health tips ??


Here's what's next for Ellen DeGeneres' TV show amidst workplace misconduct allegations

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 23:59:45 +0000

USA TODAY's Gary Levin explains why he thinks Ellen DeGeneres will return to her daytime talk show despite allegations of mistreatment from staffers.


#BlackBirdersWeek, #BlackInNeuro: Black scientists, physicians are using hashtags to uplift

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 02:48:47 +0000

Here's how six groups of Black scientists are seizing the moment to connect and have candid conversations about race.


Duchess Kate: Her style through the years

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 14:54:15 +0000

We haven't gotten to see a lot of Duchess Kate during quarantine. While we wait for life to return to normal, look back at her greatest style moments.


Women in media: The 19th is the newest women-based publication to focus on gender, politics

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 18:20:07 +0000

The 19th is a women-based, nonprofit newsroom that reports on topics such as gender, politics and policy.


100 ways you can take action against racism right now

Wed, 08 Jul 2020 15:24:47 +0000

As protests after George Floyd's death continue, many are looking for ways to demand justice. From donations to petitions, here's how to take action.


Apps that make learning a new language easy

Sat, 01 Aug 2020 17:09:11 +0000

Who says you need to to leave your phone behind to speak Spanish, Greek or Mandarin? Learning a new language has never been easier — or more fun.


Everyday heroes making a difference amid COVID-19

Mon, 20 Jul 2020 22:06:37 +0000

"America Responds" salutes Americans who have shown unwavering commitment as the nation reopens.


7 pantry items to use in your skin care routine

Sat, 01 Aug 2020 17:01:59 +0000

Skin care is expensive. But as it turns out, some real winners could be hiding in plain sight right in your kitchen.


Staying Apart, Together: A newsletter about how to cope with the coronavirus pandemic

Wed, 22 Apr 2020 19:38:37 +0000

Welcome to Staying Apart, Together, a USA TODAY newsletter that aims to entertain you, distract you and help you cope during the coronavirus pandemic.


Masks + acne ??

Mon, 27 Jul 2020 15:31:25 +0000

How to avoid 'maskne'


Returning to our roots: Black Americans are redefining relationship to the land with gardening, farming

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 01:20:58 +0000

For these Black gardeners and farmers, part of the appeal of tending to the soil is a sense of pride and empowerment.


Beginner's guide

Mon, 27 Jul 2020 15:05:42 +0000

RVing for newbies


How to stay upbeat on rainy days, even in a pandemic

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 12:15:40 +0000

On gloomy weather days, especially during a pandemic, it's easy to fall into a bad mood. If you can, find a small treat for yourself to bring joy.


How to become an early riser

Sat, 01 Aug 2020 17:22:19 +0000

If there's one thing that everyone can agree to hate, it's the alarm clock. But believe it or not, getting up early doesn't have to feel so miserable.


How to know if you're buying good olive oil

Sat, 01 Aug 2020 17:04:38 +0000

There are some best practices to keep in mind when shopping for quality olive oil. Use this buying guide to ensure you're getting the best product possible.


Brian Austin Green on how he found out Machine Gun Kelly and Megan Fox were dating

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 22:25:57 +0000

On the "Hollywood Raw" podcast, actor Brian Austin Green discussed his single life and co-parenting with his ex, actress Megan Fox.


'Who's the Boss?' sequel: Everything we know about the cast, storyline, more

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 21:23:54 +0000

Tony Danza and Alyssa Milano will star in a "Who's the Boss?" TV sequel. It could join a list of other successful 80's reboots.


5 things I wish I'd known before I moved amid the COVID-19 pandemic

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 12:15:52 +0000

Moving is always hard. Moving during a pandemic is emotionally and physically exhausting on a new level. Here's how to relocate safely amid COVID-19.


Beyoncé 'Black is King': Lupita Nyong'o, Naomi Campbell, Kelly Rowland, more celeb cameos

Fri, 31 Jul 2020 21:31:19 +0000

From her backyard to her best friends, we see many sides of Beyoncé in "Black is King." The visual album is out now on Disney+.


Racism & white privilege

Mon, 27 Jul 2020 15:44:30 +0000

How to talk about it



Wed, 14 Aug 2019 12:48:55 +0000

Videos, news, and tips on your favorite animals—the furry, scaly, and everything in between.


100 things to do while stuck inside due to a pandemic

Tue, 14 Apr 2020 18:34:59 +0000

Experts recommend that even healthy people should stay inside as the coronavirus outbreak spreads. Here are 100 things to do during the quarantine.


Secret recipes for United Airlines' stroopwafel, Disney's beignets, more to make in quarantine

Mon, 11 May 2020 22:44:44 +0000

As coronavirus spreads, United Airlines, McDonald's and Disney Parks are revealing how to make their signature dishes at home in quarantine.


Kids will give these healthy treats an A+

Sat, 01 Aug 2020 17:19:09 +0000

These healthy and satisfying snacks can keep you and your kids fueled for the school year ahead.