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7 things mom didn't tell us about going gray

Our mothers and the women we look up to offer our first lessons in beauty and personal maintenance.

"Law and Order" star talks "America's Diabetes Challenge"

"Law and Order" star S. Epatha Merkerson joins Robert and Rachel live via satellite to talk about "America's Diabetes Challenge".

House votes to hold former IRS official in contempt

Acting on a conservative battle cry and potentially triggering a court battle with the Obama administration, the Republican-led House voted Wednesday to hold former IRS official Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress for refusing to answer questio

After Sterling, here's how to achieve racial equity

I'm always grateful for a public discussion of racial discrimination, and I've had a lot to be thankful for lately.

8 amazing American caves

Far beneath our feet, amazing caverns yawn and twist. The heart of anyone who stumbles on one must race with the thrill of discovery as well as a terror of encountering creatures in the dark.

Can airplane seats keep the peace?

There is no shortage of adjectives one can apply to airline seats: uncomfortable, bulky, cramped, outdated and -- from an airline's point of view -- overpriced. It's no wonder then that many carriers are looking to make a change.

Miley Cyrus: I didn't overdose on drugs

Miley Cyrus may be well-known for some wild antics, but she insists taking drugs is not one of them.

Florida teens miss prom after passing Breathalyzer tests

It wasn't a matter of "all dressed up and no place to go" for a group of Florida high schoolers. Rather, it was more that they were all dressed up and told they couldn't go -- until they took sobriety tests.

Celebrities protest Beverly Hills Hotel ownership

The Beverly Hills Hotel has been a haven for Hollywood's elite since 1912 -- two years before the City of Beverly Hills was even created. But now some stars are rushing for the exits.

Clay Aiken has slim edge in North Carolina primary

Clay Aiken, the American-Idol star-turned congressional hopeful, holds a razor-thin margin over opponent Keith Crisco in North Carolina's Democratic primary for a U.S.