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  • back-to-school.jpg Back-to-school spending grows as parents restock, replenish

    With more children entering elementary and middle school this fall and after cutting back their spending last year, parents with growing kids will hit the stores to replace and replenish what their children might have had to “make-do” with last school season.

    July 27, 2012 1 Photo

  • home_20100813_school_banner.jpg As kids return to school, find ways to restore order at home

    From bedrooms that resemble combat zones to dining rooms turned into impromptu playgrounds, the kids sure have made a mess of things over the summer. But their return to school is an opportunity to reclaim your home, plus add a few new décor touches for restoring the house -- and your lifestyle -- to sanity.

    July 23, 2012 1 Photo

  • health_20100827_schoolsnacks_banner.jpg Simple tips for helping kids choose after-school snacks

    Stopping at a convenience store on the way home or hanging out with friends, a child, the after-school eating machine, probably isn’t making the most healthful choices.

    July 23, 2012 2 Photos

  • health_20060825_backtoschool_banner.jpg Battle back-to-school blues

    Children of all ages have apprehensions about school, but they don’t have to. Dr. Michelle Kees, a psychiatrist with the University of Michigan Health System, offers her advice for keeping the school outlook as bright as a new pair of sneakers.

    July 23, 2012 1 Photo

  • titanic-remains2.jpg Officials: Human remains at Titanic shipwreck site

    Human remains may be embedded in the mud of the North Atlantic where the New York-bound Titanic came to rest when it sank 100 years ago, a federal official said.

    April 16, 2012 3 Photos 3 Stories

  • titanic-auction.jpg Ticket to Titanic maiden voyage sold at NY auction

    A New York auction house has sold an original ticket to the 1912 launch of the Titanic and a dinner menu from the ill-fated ocean liner, plus items recovered from the wreckage miles underwater.

    April 16, 2012 1 Photo

  • titanic-newsstory1.jpg Titanic was turning point in global news coverage

    In the midst of somnolence at a little after midnight on April 15, 1912, no one knew that, 1,000 miles away, the "story of the century" was breaking — news that would change so many things, including news coverage itself.

    April 15, 2012 4 Photos 1 Slideshow 7 Stories

  • interactive.jpg INTERACTIVE: Go inside Titanic, test your knowledge

    Explore the Titanic tragedy's universal themes, learn about the construction of the ship, test your knowledge with true or false trivia questions, and see a breakdown of cabin classes and survival rates.

    April 15, 2012 1 Photo

  • molly-brown.jpg Famous 'unsinkable' passenger remembered at museum

    Thousands of miles from the ocean, a museum tells the story of a woman made famous by the Titanic. No, her name was not Rose, and a movie about her life, "The Unsinkable Molly Brown," starring Debbie Reynolds as a plucky lifeboat survivor, was a hit decades before Kate Winslet's doomed romance in "Titanic."

    April 14, 2012 1 Photo 1 Slideshow 4 Stories

  • wellman.jpg Son recalls his mother's anguish over those not rescued

    On its 100th anniversary, the sinking of the Titanic remains for many an obsession. But few have as much reason as Bradford Wellman to be fascinated by the story. His mother and grandmother made it to a lifeboat that night, his mother clutching only a flashlight from the cabin.

    April 13, 2012 2 Photos 1 Slideshow 5 Stories

  • titanic-cruise8.jpg SLIDESHOW: Cruises commemorate Titanic voyage Two cruise ships on opposite sides of the Atlantic have embarked on journeys to visit the spot where the Titanic sank, but one that departed after a short stop on the Irish coast returned briefly when a passenger became ill.

    April 13, 2012

  • titanic-cruise6.jpg Ships on opposite sides of ocean on Titanic trips

    Two cruise ships on opposite sides of the Atlantic have embarked on journeys to visit the spot where the Titanic sank, but one that departed after a short stop on the Irish coast returned briefly when a passenger became ill.

    April 13, 2012 1 Photo 1 Slideshow 5 Stories

  • anna.jpg Language was a barrier for immigrant on sinking Titanic

    Imagine you’re 18, traveling alone on the Titanic and don’t speak a word of English. A few minutes before midnight on April 14, 1912, the ocean liner shudders as it slams into an iceberg. That’s what happened to Anna Sofia (Turja) Lundi, one of only 714 to survive the voyage.

    April 12, 2012 1 Photo 5 Stories

  • titanic-artifact.jpg INTERACTIVE: Titanic's salvaged artifacts to be sold

    Remnants of the Titanic disaster are being sold in a New York City auction. See an interactive timeline of how the items were salvaged and a slideshow of some of the pieces up for auction.

    April 11, 2012 1 Photo

  • Titanic-old.jpg 100 years later, Titanic-like disaster remains a risk

    The sinking of the Titanic was one of the deadliest maritime accidents ever, and led to significant improvements in safety rules aimed at preventing similar calamities. Today’s cruise ships are far better equipped to cope with emergencies. Disasters at sea are rare. Still, the question lingers: Could it happen again?

    April 11, 2012 1 Photo 6 Stories

  • Charles-Romaine.jpg Indiana cardsharp one of few men to escape Titanic

    Charles Romaine's life appeared as fascinating as it was ironic. He survived the sinking of the Titanic in 1912 only to get struck and killed by a New York cab a block from his home 10 years later.

    April 11, 2012 1 Photo 5 Stories

  • graveyard-titanic3.jpg Visitors drawn to town where Titanic's dead are buried

    This is a place that has a deep connection to the tragedy. Halifax is 700 miles west of the spot where the ocean liner hit an iceberg; the ships bringing bodies back to land arrived starting late in April.

    April 11, 2012 3 Photos 5 Stories

  • Titanic-Sunbury1.jpg Titanic replica sets sail ... in a pond

    A 6-foot-long model of the Titanic – built on a scale of 1 to 144 of the original ocean liner -- is not just a showboat. With a custom-built rudder, propellers and remote control, it's made to sail, all the while looking like its namesake, down to the tiniest detail.
    Includes video.

    April 10, 2012 3 Photos

  • Titanic-corsicana.jpg Great-granddaughter: Trip was ill-fated from the start

    Fran Reynolds never met her great-grandparents. But, chances are, she knows far more about them then the average great-granddaughter. That’s because Samuel Beard Risien and his second wife, Emma Jane, died aboard the Titanic 100 years ago this week.

    April 10, 2012 1 Photo 5 Stories

  • titanic1.jpg Titanic museums to mark anniversary of sinking

    Titanic museums in the Smoky Mountains and Branson, Mo., have told the ship's story to 7 million visitors in the past six years. Now the attractions are marking the Titanic centennial by sponsoring a Coast Guard cutter to take 1.5 million rose petals to the North Atlantic site where the ship sank 100 years ago.

    April 9, 2012 2 Photos 3 Stories

  • Titanic2RGB.jpg Sisters break silence about family connection to Titanic

    Valerie Anewalt and Orian Greene are distinctive descendants of the Titanic. Two family members survived and two died aboard the ocean liner that sank off the coast of Newfoundland 100 years ago.
    Includes Video

    April 8, 2012 2 Photos 3 Stories

  • titanic-sharon.jpg Matriarch's survival story inspires Pa. family

    A Pennsylvania woman finds strength in the story of her great-grandmother, a Lebanese immigrant who survived the sinking of the Titanic aboard one of the last lifeboats to leave the ship, after being pulled to safety by "finely dressed" first-class passengers.

    April 8, 2012 1 Photo 1 Slideshow 4 Stories

  • titanic-belfast.jpg Belfast draws tourists to site where doomed ship was built

    Belfast's impressive new tourist attraction — the 100-million pound ($160 million, €120 million) Titanic Belfast visitor center — offers a loving portrait of the excitement, ambition and opulence surrounding the doomed trans-Atlantic liner.

    April 7, 2012 3 Photos 4 Stories

  • titanic-teacher.jpg Teacher takes cruise re-enacting Titanic voyage

    Kristi Athey says she won’t be able to stop the tears when she arrives at the watery gravesite in the North Atlantic where the Titanic struck an iceberg and sank a century ago. "It’s just so sad," said Athey, 47, a fourth-grade Maryland social studies teacher who has had a lifelong fascination with the Titanic. "I know I will be a mess."

    April 6, 2012 1 Photo 5 Stories

  • titanic-movie.jpg Epic Titanic film gets 3-D treatment

    Fifteen years, 11 Academy Awards and $1.84 billion at the worldwide box office later, James Cameron is re-launching "Titanic" in a 3-D version whose new earnings will close the gap on the film that eventually surpassed it as contemporary Hollywood's top-grossing flick. That would be Cameron's sci-fi epic "Avatar," with $2.8 billion.

    April 6, 2012 1 Photo 4 Stories

  • titanic-kids1.jpg Children drawn to Titanic tale; educators use caution

    Many children are fascinated by the story of the Titanic -- sunken treasure, conspiracy theories and jarring tales of rich vs. poor. But there's also death, lots of it, and that has some parents, teachers and writers of children's books balancing potentially scary details with more palatable, inspirational fare.

    April 5, 2012 2 Photos 1 Slideshow 3 Stories

  • TV specials revisit Titanic's final moments

    From dramas to docs, the Titanic centennial won't escape TV's notice. On special programming, viewers will be welcomed aboard the doomed luxury vessel, hear stories of its passengers and crew, and explore the legacy of its tragic end.

    April 5, 2012 1 Slideshow 2 Stories

  • titanic_MM7985_rmst_Eng_007.jpg SLIDESHOW: New high-res images of Titanic wreckage New optical mosaics of the Titanic wreckage combine hundreds of high-resolution images captured on a 2010 expedition. They are featured in the April 2012 edition of National Geographic magazine.

    April 5, 2012

  • titanic-legacy3.jpg Titanic's sinking began world's fascination with disasters

    Epic disasters — the anguished cries, the stories of heroism — are the central narratives of our age, both enthralling and horrifying. And our obsession began a century ago, unfolding in just 160 terrifying minutes, on a supposedly unsinkable ship, as more than 1,500 souls slipped into the icy waters of the North Atlantic. And the band played on.

    April 4, 2012 3 Photos 1 Story

  • debris5.jpg Complete map of Titanic debris field provides new clues

    Researchers have pieced together what's believed to be the first comprehensive map of the entire 3-by-5-mile Titanic debris field and hope it will provide new clues about what exactly happened the night 100 years ago when the superliner hit an iceberg, plunged to the bottom of the North Atlantic and became a legend.

    April 4, 2012 5 Photos 1 Story

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