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.
Nyad, 64, who spent...
By Keni Thomas, Posted October 7th 2013
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.
By Elizabeth Smart, Posted October 7th 2013
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 told myself I'd never do, I would do them...
By Michael Osacky, Posted October 3rd 2013
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 wanted to do....
By Elizabeth Smart, Posted October 2nd 2013
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, Smart will reveal the...
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...
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: Why should a healthy young person sign up for...
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 seven...
(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 the...