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Celebrity Birthdays for August 18

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Robert Redford, Christian Slater, Edward Norton and Andy Samberg… Read more

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Highlights from history: August 18

Highlights from major events that happened around the world on this day in history. Read more

Muscatine neighbors: Recently published obituaries

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Remembering Muscatine neighbors: Recent obituaries

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21 celebrities who have been knighted

Bee Gee Barry Gibb was the latest celebrity to receive a knighthood at Buckingham Palace. Here's a look at other celebs who have been knigh… Read more

7 fantastically underrated feelings and where to find them

There's no denying that self-care is the buzzword on the block. But take it from your bank account: Self-care is rarely free. Read more

From self-service drink stations to free pajamas, airlines work to make extra-long flights bearable, at least for those in premium seats

CHICAGO - It will take all six of the "Lord of the Rings" and "Hobbit" movies to fill the 17 hours and 20 minutes on Qantas' new flight from Chicago to Brisbane, Australia. The 8,901-mile flight, which begins operating next spring, will become the longest nonstop flight operating out of O'Hare International Airport, nudging aside an Air Zealand flight to Auckland that covers 8,181 miles. ... Read more