2013's best cars for families
U.S. News & World Report has announced its awards for the 2013 Best Cars for Families. Check out the winners in 19 categories, from compact cars to SUVs.
Slate: Facebook is making you buy things
How does Facebook expect to become a huge business if most people never click on ads? Well, clicks don't matter. Whether you know it or not, the ads you see on Facebook are working.
Spring yard work tips, stir-fry recipe and the lowdown on fast food and allergies in this weekend's USA Weekend
There are tips you can use in the upcoming USA Weekend in Saturday's paper!
- The top 10 most expensive places to get married XO Group Inc., the creator of the top two wedding websites, TheKnot.com and WeddingChannel.com, released the results of its annual Real Weddings Study. This comprehensive report surveyed more than 17,500 US brides married in 2012.
- 2013's best cars for families U.S. News & World Report has announced its awards for the 2013 Best Cars for Families. Check out the winners in 19 categories, from compact cars to SUVs.
Something for everyone in this weekend's USA Weekend
From tips on spring cleaning and gardening to a March madness recipie, medical advice and more, this Saturday’s USA Weekend has something for everyone.
Mediterranean diet rich in olive oil, nuts slashes heart risk
A Mediterranean diet with extra servings of olive oil or mixed nuts reduced the risk of a first heart attack, stroke and death by almost 30 percent in less than five years, according to a study from Spanish researchers.
Controversial drone toy for toddlers wasn't pulled from Amazon. It sold out.
Drones might be a source of political controversy because of their role in "targeted killings" in places like Pakistan and Yemen. But a children's toy version of the deadly unmanned aircraft has been a big hit on Amazon.
USA WEEKEND PREVIEW: Ron Howard reflects on his life in film
Editor's note: In the edition of USA Weekend appearing in the Feb. 24 Meadville Tribune — Oscar weekend — lifelong filmmaker and Oscar winner Ron Howard reflects on why movies matter. This bonus article includes Howard talking about growing up in the movie business, the future of filmmaking and what's next in his career. For more, don't miss the Feb. 24 Tribune!
I was 4 when I acted in my first big movie, The Journey. I made it in Vienna with Yul Brynner and Deborah Kerr. Yul was supposed to play such a tough guy that when he took a shot of whiskey, he bit the glass. He wanted me to know that it wasn’t real glass and that I should never do that. I was sitting on his knee, and he made me bite into the glass — it was made out of sugar — to show me it wasn’t real.
- SLIDESHOW: Valentine's Day by the numbers The U.S. Census Bureau on Tuesday released its facts and figures for Valentine's Day 2013, including candy, flowers and all things related to love.
Which tests do you need?
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has recommendations on a variety of screening tests.
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