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Will a single night out (this New Year's Eve) bust your budget?

When you work hard all year long, you deserve to enjoy the occasional night out, even if it means splurging a bit. But there's a difference between spending a little extra money and completely busting your budget for a single…

Celebrity Birthdays: Dec. 29

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Jon Voight, Ted Danson, Patricia Clarkson, Paula Poundstone, Ashleigh Banfield, Lilly Wachowski, Jude Law, Mekhi Phifer, Diego Luna, Alison Brie and more.

NFL at 100: Helmets go high tech in quest for player safety

Long gone are the days of the leather shell and single-bar face mask. Today’s football helmets are technological marvels, using cutting edge materials and design elements to make the headgear the safest it’s been in the 100th season of the…

Today in history: Dec. 29

Major events that happened around the world on this day in history.

Why the race for the presidency begins with the Iowa caucus

On Jan. 3, 2012, voters sign in on caucus night at Point of Grace Church in Waukee, Iowa. AP/Evan Vucci The first and most visible test of candidate support in the 2020 presidential election is the Iowa presidential caucus, which…

See some of your best photos of national parks

Our Destinations Travel Photo Contest hosted some wonderful photos taken by travelers such as you! Take a look at these great pictures of scenes from national parks. Captions are written by the photographers. Do you have some great pictures of…

Celebrity Birthdays: Dec. 28

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Nichelle Nichols, Dame Maggie Smith, Denzel Washington, Gayle King, Ana Navarro, Seth Meyers, Joe Manganiello, John Legend, Sienna Miller, David Archuleta and more.

Photos: The 10 greatest QBs in NFL history

You have first pick for the NFL's All-Time Team's quarterback. The 10 possibilities are Joe Montana, Tom Brady, Johnny Unitas, Otto Graham, Sammy Baugh, John Elway, Peyton Manning, Roger Staubach, Brett Favre and Dan Marino. Have fun. Members of a…

Today in history: Dec. 28

Major events that happened around the world on this day in history.

US officially raises tobacco buying age to 21

A new U.S. law that prohibits the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21 is now in effect, according to the US Food and Drug Administration. Last week, President Donald Trump signed the new minimum age…