| Jan 9, 2010
Eighty-seven-year old Dorothy Dagen sat beaming in her very first graduation cap and gown.
A car accident had sidelined her from her high school graduation about 70 years ago. But now Dagen and 10 other residents of Christian Care Centers Inc. in...
| Aug 13, 2009
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| Aug 22, 2009
Born in 1921, Pearl Schiffer grew up in the Jewish neighborhoods of New York City, surrounded by people who spoke Yiddish and ate kosher.
Now 88, she lives in an Altamonte Springs nursing home where nobody speaks Yiddish to her and the food is never...
| Sep 4, 2009
At times like this, it's good to think positive. That's what Sandra Bullock's socially inept crossword puzzle "constructor" does in All About Steve.
So remember that Ms. Bullock staged a "comeback" with the summer smash The Proposal. Consider how good...
| Nov 2, 2008
The popularity of early voting threatens to dim the charm of a single Election Day. Which might be a good thing, according to a recent study that reported an 18 percent greater chance of being involved in a fatal car crash that day. Without a doubt, it'...
| Aug 17, 2010
Only about 1 in 6,000 people will live past 100.
So at 102, West Palm Beach, Florida, retiree Lillian Horowitz has become accustomed to answering the question, "What's the secret to long life?"
"I tell them, 'The important things in life are love and...
| Jun 6, 2010
Sixty-six years ago Sunday, hundreds of thousands of people risked their lives to save the world for democracy. It was as simple as that, and as complicated as the Allied invasion of France's Normandy coast in World War II. Here are 10 facts about the...
| Jul 28, 2010
Jean Peacock has made a fortune off eBay — but she hasn't taken a dime of the profits. She spends hour after hour bidding on products for the Assistance League of Glendale, where she's in her second term as president.
Her haul has included carved...
| Aug 31, 2010
First came the idea for a game. Then came the plan for a cause.
When Bill Solboe originally envisioned Music Mayhem, it was as a board game in the late '90s — the result of a long car ride with college buddies, during which they passed the time...
| Aug 21, 2010
The first one came at 5 p.m. the day before: "Happy Birthday, mate! Go the Leos!"
David's an Australian in Germany, which justifies his use of the word "mate," and the fact that his birthday greeting hit me on Facebook before the actual day. It's nice...