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Child Poverty Exists In Silicon Valley, Too. Here's Who's Helping Often-Overlooked Kids

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | March 3, 2015 | Impact
Jorge Valencia is from Silicon Valley. But his daily life couldn't be further from those "basically swimming in gold" not even five miles away. "There's like, an invisible boundary around … eastside San Jose," the 16-year-old told John D. Sutter, who documented poverty in Valencia's community for CNN....

The Immunity-Boosting Drink One Chef Swears By

Pam Masin | March 3, 2015 | OWN
By Amy Chaplin For years, I've been relying on this savory, warm drink when I need something fortifying but don't have the time or energy to make a pot of soup. The combination of miso, ginger, garlic and...

5 Simple Ways To Stop Wasting Money At The Grocery Store

Joann Pan | March 3, 2015 | OWN
The average couple lays out as much as $180 a week; families of four can drop closer to $300. We've found a few surprising ways to lower your spending. By Lynn Andriani @media only screen and (min-width : 500px) {.ethanmobile {...

Sister Joan Chittister: 'Nothing Is Going To Change In The World Until The Situation Of Women Changes' (VIDEO)

Lisa Capretto | March 3, 2015 | OWN
Poverty, inequality, disease -- there are a lot of horrible things wrong in the world. As an outspoken advocate of justice and peace, Sister Joan Chittister has spent the better part of her 78 years shining a spotlight on the many injustices plaguing the population. But at the heart of...

Drew Peterson Returns To Court For Allegedly Plotting To Kill Prosecutor

AP | Michael McLaughlin | March 3, 2015 | Crime
CHESTER, Ill. (AP) — Drew Peterson, a former suburban Chicago police officer convicted of killing his third wife and suspected in his fourth wife's disappearance, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to trying to hire someone to kill the prosecutor who helped put him in prison. Peterson's feet were shackled as he...

A Happiness Exercise That Will Leave You Feeling More Blissful After 4 Days (VIDEO)

Lisa Capretto | March 3, 2015 | OWN
If you were to ask a random group of people about their goals in life, many -- if not all -- would likely rank "find happiness" among their top ambitions. The idea of achieving true bliss is something we're all looking for, but the big question is, how can we...

Bill Gates Says Studying Dinosaurs Can Help Us Save More Kids' Lives

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | March 3, 2015 | Impact
The bones of prehistoric beasts aren't just cool to uncover -- they can be vital tools in today's fight against malnutrition, too. In a Feb. 24 blog post, Bill Gates described how scientists can apply their knowledge on the growth of dinosaurs to fight malnutrition in children....

The 3 Things Homes With Great Curb Appeal Have In Common

The Huffington Post | Samantha Toscano | March 2, 2015 | HuffPost Home
It may be hard to see your home's true curbside potential through all the snow and ice that's taken over this time of year. But we promise, great curb appeal is there, and it's easier to uncover than you think. A house with quality curb appeal doesn't just...

Students Devise Way To Feed Homeless Meals, Cut Food Waste All At Once

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | March 2, 2015 | Impact
One Philadelphia homeless shelter used to have a major pea problem. Bethesda Project's My Brother’s House had an abundance of smooth Alaska peas for its clients, but demand did not match supply, Drexel Now reported. "One of the problems we struggle with is how to be creative with...

How Vince Young Found New Purpose After His NFL Dreams Crumbled (VIDEO)

Lynn Okura | March 2, 2015 | OWN
At just 31 years old, Vince Young is officially retired from the NFL -- not where the young superstar quarterback thought he would be at this stage in his career. Though he had a promising start with a winning college record, Young's pro football dreams didn't...

Hoda Kotb's Fashion Confession: 'I Have An '80s Issue' (VIDEO)

Lisa Capretto | March 2, 2015 | OWN
If there's one thing Hoda Kotb enjoys more than a glass of wine, it's a good scrunchie. This bulky '80s hair accessory is a fashion staple for the "Today" host, but she admits that it might be time to update her look. So, Kotb turns to the Creative...

These 4 Women Embraced A Look That Scared Them -- And You Can, Too

Pam Masin | March 2, 2015 | OWN
Everyone has a beauty fantasy, right? Yours may not be appearing spray tanned in the buff in a national magazine -- but maybe it's swapping long hair for a pixie or leaving your makeup comfort zone. Because we firmly believe...

Dinners That Practically Cook Themselves

Lynn Andriani | March 2, 2015 | OWN
Each one of these recipes is basically one-and-done. By Lynn Andriani @media only screen and (min-width : 500px) {.ethanmobile { display: none; } } Like Us On Facebook |

Adam Glassman's 3 Red Carpet Trends To Try -- And 1 To Avoid (VIDEO)

Lynn Okura | February 27, 2015 | OWN
Still oohing over Scarlett Johansson's dramatic collar necklace and ahhing about Jennifer Aniston's leggy look? Adam Glassman, Creative Director at O, The Oprah Magazine, breaks down the three red carpet trends from the 2015 award season that we all should try -- and the one look that should...

Sister Joan Chittister Explains The Universal Message At The Heart Of Every Religion (VIDEO)

Lisa Capretto | February 27, 2015 | OWN
From an early age, Sister Joan Chittister says she felt called to be a nun. Since then, she has become an outspoken religious scholar, a fierce advocate for social justice and women's rights, the author of nearly 50 books and one of the most influential spiritual leaders today....

Powerful Sports Scoreboards Tally War 'Death Count' To Reduce Violence In India, Pakistan

Robbie Couch | February 28, 2015 | Impact
The score ticked up to India: 547,290, Pakistan: 546,228. But that tally -- displayed on scoreboards in New Delhi, India, and Karachi, Pakistan -- wasn't indicative of the ICC Cricket World Cup match on Feb. 15 between the two countries. It was meant to reflect...

Child Poverty Would Be Almost Twice As High If Safety Net Programs Didn't Exist: Report

Robbie Couch | February 27, 2015 | Impact
Child poverty in the U.S. would be significantly worse if government assistance programs weren't in place, a new report suggests. A study released on Wednesday by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, an advocacy group for low-income kids, found that without government support programs -- like...

Hot Chocolate With The Perfect Zing To Beat A Cold Winter's Day (VIDEO)

Lisa Capretto | February 27, 2015 | OWN
On a cold, blustery day, nothing helps soothe your soul quite like a mug of silky hot chocolate. Spice up this winter staple by adding a touch of ginger to the recipe, and you'll be feeling warmer in no time. Ginger Hot Chocolate

George Hamilton Shares The Story Behind Elizabeth Taylor's Topless Tanning Photos (VIDEO)

Lisa Capretto | February 27, 2015 | OWN
Over the course of his decades-long career in Hollywood, perpetually tan leading man George Hamilton has been linked to a number of glamorous women. Of all his former flames, however, only one could achieve a bronze tone that could rival his own: Elizabeth Taylor. "Elizabeth Taylor and I...

Football Coach Mack Brown Says Vince Young May Have Been One Of The Best College Players Ever (VIDEO)

Lynn Okura | February 27, 2015 | OWN
Former NFL player Vince Young had all the potential in the world. Growing up in a low-income community in Houston, Texas, he didn't have an easy start -- but football was his means of escape. He earned a scholarship to the University of Texas and became the team's...
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