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Out LGBTQ celebrities: Elvira "Mistress of the Dark," Demi Lovato, Elliot Page and more

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 22:13:58 +0000

These LGBTQ celebrities have been vocal about their identities including coming out as gay, bisexual, transgender, nonbinary, queer, or pansexual.


Tips, tools and tech for school success

Fri, 30 Jul 2021 13:02:36 +0000

As students and teachers head back to the classroom, USA TODAY's Back to School magazine features products, trends and advice for parents and educators.


Sex drive ??

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 18:44:28 +0000

We're getting it wrong


Photos: The best Emmys dresses of all time!

Sun, 19 Sep 2021 21:36:53 +0000

The Emmy Awards, airing Sept. 19, are the official kickoff for awards season, but what most of us really want to see are the dresses!


Uneasy about returning to pre-pandemic life? Here are 100 fun, productive things to do at home

Fri, 28 May 2021 18:48:14 +0000

Thanks to COVID-19 vaccines, Americans are getting out again, even without masks. But if you're still spending a lot of time at home, we have ideas.


Melissa McCarthy on 'The Starling,' 'The Little Mermaid' and why she can't do phone calls

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 11:00:27 +0000

Melissa McCarthy talks with USA TODAY's Brian Truitt about Netflix's "The Starling," her role in "The Little Mermaid" and more.


Many women have paved way to greater equality

Fri, 14 Aug 2020 01:00:11 +0000

On the 100th anniversary of voting rights for women, we tell the stories of women through the years who have left their mark on our country.


What is the Blue Zones diet? How to eat like people who live the longest.

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 14:29:56 +0000

The Blue Zones diet is based on the eating patterns of people living in Blue Zones, parts of the world where people live the longest.


Everyone's talking about Gabby Petito, but they're having the wrong conversation, experts say

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 17:12:14 +0000

Violence against women is common. More than half of female homicide victims are killed by a current or former male partner. Women of color are most at risk.


The buzziest 2021 Emmy moments from Jason Sudeikis, Jean Smart, Seth Rogen

Mon, 20 Sep 2021 05:33:01 +0000

From Jason Sudeikis calling out Lorne Michaels to Seth Rogen calling out the Television Academy, these are the big 2021 Emmy moments.


How to talk to your family, friends about racism and white privilege

Thu, 07 Jan 2021 14:42:02 +0000

Here's a guide on how to talk to your family about racism and white privilege, amid ongoing protests and conversations about racial injustices.


Flu shots + COVID ??

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 18:34:31 +0000

Everything to know


Volunteers find niche helping families leaving abuse, homelessness

Mon, 20 Sep 2021 21:59:25 +0000

A task force made up of volunteers in Tennessee has discovered their niche helping families coming out of homelessness and abusive relationships.


Càphê Roasters plans to open Philly's first Vietnamese roastery cafe

Mon, 20 Sep 2021 16:02:58 +0000

Head roaster Thu Pham roasts a batch of beans and brews cups of Vietnamese style coffee in her new cafe.


Linda Evangelista says she was 'brutally disfigured' after a CoolSculpting. What is it?

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 21:08:47 +0000

Linda Evangelista said she underwent two corrective surgeries after the procedure and that the media has described her as "unrecognizable."


Sherwin-Williams unveils naturistic and earthy 'Color of the Year' for 2022

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 14:52:21 +0000

Evergreen fog, the winning color selected by paint company Sherwin-Williams, offers a naturistic ambiance and serene, "sophisticated" depth to a room.



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

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


Vaccine differences

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 18:37:46 +0000

Should you break up?


Vietnamese craft coffee is the latest caffeine craze brewing in America

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 18:57:40 +0000

Until recently, Vietnamese craft coffee almost didn't exist in America. Now there's a fresh crop of Vietnamese roasters from Philly to Austin to Seattle


America Ferrera talks to Hispanic Living

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 20:04:03 +0000

America Ferrera on activism and upcoming projects, YENDRY's new album along with food, fashion and career celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month.


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.


How to keep your cool as fall begins

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 20:00:03 +0000

Fall means pumpkin spice lattes and a lot of work and change. Here's how I'm trying to keep it cool as the weather gets cooler.


Holiday debates

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 18:41:06 +0000

How to cope


See the celebrity wax figures worthy of a double take

Mon, 20 Sep 2021 14:35:15 +0000

From Angela Bassett to Nicki Minaj to Beyoncé and the Kardashians, these wax figures will have you doing a double take.


Trailer Tuesdays: NBC's 'La Brea' and the most realistic sci-fi shows of all time

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 16:17:16 +0000

Ahead of NBC premiering its new show "La Brea" on September 28, USA TODAY's Brian Truitt lists his most realistic sci-fi shows of all time.


Help, I'm in a sexless marriage: 'I've thought about leaving a million times but I'm still here'

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 10:32:15 +0000

Many couples experience a discrepancy in sex drive, and many people feel frustrated and unsatisfied as a consequence.


Telltale signs of workplace burnout and what to do if you spot them

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 14:54:06 +0000

Everyone experiences stress at work, but chronic workplace stress can lead to burnout.


Càphê Roasters plans to open the Philly's first Vietnamese roastery cafe

Mon, 20 Sep 2021 15:43:31 +0000

Thu Pham roasts a batch of beans and brews up cups of Vietnamese style coffee


The surprising benefits that come from breathing entirely through your nose

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 12:00:37 +0000

Experts agree there are benefits to slower breathing and keeping your mouth closed: breathing entirely through your nose.


'Parks and Recreation': Amy Poehler and co-stars then and now

Thu, 16 Sep 2021 13:20:21 +0000

We're looking back on what Amy Poehler and her 'Parks and Recreation' co-stars have been up to since the NBC comedy's finale in 2015.



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

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


Justin Bieber, Hailey Baldwin, Selena Gomez and the harmful nature of 'shipping' celebrities

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 15:05:33 +0000

Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin's relationship scrutiny is the latest example of what can go wrong with 'shipping' real-life celebrities online.