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Diana Nyad

Diana Nyad Diving Into Herald Square for 48-Hour Charity Swim

By Diana Nyad, Posted October 7th, 2013

Written by Katie Kindelan

It’s been just one month since Diana Nyad completed a 53-hour and 110-mile swim from Cuba to Florida that made her the first person in history to swim that route without a shark cage, so where is she going now?

The answer is, right back into the water.... READ MORE

Keni Thomas

Soldiers revisit 'Black Hawk Down' battle 20 years later

By Keni Thomas, Posted October 7th, 2013

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Sgt. Keni Thomas, left, was in Mogadishu, Somalia, in 1993, when two Blacks Hawks went down and 18 U.S. soldiers were killed in battle. (Courtesy Keni Thomas)

Written by Michelle Tan

Twenty years after fighting in the Battle of Mogadishu, Keni Thomas and Jeff Struecker returned to Somalia.... READ MORE

Elizabeth Smart

Elizabeth Smart Opens up in Exclusive Interview With Meredith Vieira

By Elizabeth Smart, Posted October 7th, 2013

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Written by Tracy Jarrett, NBC News

Kidnapping victim Elizabeth Smart says she survived her nine-month ordeal and ultimately aided her own rescue by following her captors’ orders and manipulating them into bringing her closer to home.

 “Things that I'd always... READ MORE

Michelle Singletary

Learn More About Financial Guru, Michelle Singletary

By Michelle Singletary, Posted October 3rd, 2013

Written by Janelle Harris

The footpath to a career in journalism can be a windy one, colored with the most seemingly arbitrary pit stops and test drives through other jobs. Michelle Singletary bypassed that nonsensical route, however. "I'm one of those rare birds doing exactly what I... READ MORE

Elizabeth Smart

Elizabeth Smart to Reveal Story of Captivity to Meredith Vieira

By Elizabeth Smart, Posted October 2nd, 2013

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Written by Chris Ariens

NBC’s Meredith Vieira interviews Elizabeth Smart for a one hour special airing this Friday, October 4.

Smart was 14 in 2002, when a kidnapper snatched her from her Salt Lake City bedroom. She would be held for the next 9 months. For the first time,... READ MORE

Andy Andrews

"The Noticers Returns" Available Now

By Andy Andrews, Posted October 2nd, 2013

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After months of anticipation, Andy’s new novel, The Noticer Returns, is officially available now!

Much like you, we were never sure if Andy would write about perhaps his most beloved character, Jones, ever again. So you can imagine our surprise when, close to two years ago, we first heard the news that... READ MORE

Michelle Singletary

Obamacare expert answers questions on health insurance

By Michelle Singletary, Posted October 2nd, 2013

During one of my recent online chats, I spoke with Don Silver, author of “The Best ObamaCare Guide: For You, Your Family and Your Business.” Silver’s book is September’s Color of Money Book Club pick. Here’s his responses to some reader questions.

Q:... READ MORE

Scott Rasmussen

Voters Like Republicans, So Why Don’t They Elect Them?

By Scott Rasmussen, Posted October 1st, 2013

Written by John Hinderaker

Scott Rasmussen polled voters on whom they trust, and found that voters prefer Republicans over Democrats on ten of fifteen issues. Not only that, the issues where voters trust the GOP more than Democrats are generally the most important ones: the economy (by... READ MORE

Ruben Gonzalez

How to Eliminate Your Self Limiting Beliefs

By Ruben Gonzalez, Posted October 1st, 2013

(Note - This article was written in 2008.)

The only way to improve your life is to change your beliefs about yourself and about your possibilities. Only when you believe something is possible, will you take action.
 
Would you like to double your income? Sure you would! Who wouldn't? But here's... READ MORE

Daniel Burrus

Why Martin Luther King, Jr. Did NOT Say, “I Have A Plan”

By Daniel Burrus, Posted September 30th, 2013

When Martin Luther King, Jr. stood on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial fifty years ago and spoke to a great people about their greater future, he didn’t say, “I have a plan.” Instead, he shared a dream that provided a vision of equality and hope for a struggling nation.... READ MORE

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