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PBS NewsHour: After 'After Ferguson'

PBS NewsHour host Gwen Ifill hosted a town hall meeting in September, 'After Ferguson' that resonates today.

Money Matters to Chew On at Thanksgiving

While the family is together for Thanksgiving, says, use that time to gather important information that could help everyone in the future.

Giving Thanks for a New, Thinner Body

Kevin McGrath offers his Thanksgiving thoughts about his recent weight loss surgery and how it's changing the holiday for him.

Why You Should Get to the Movies Soon

This holiday season offers movies for grownups starring Meryl Streep, Julianne Moore, Reese Witherspoon, Joaquin Phoenix and others.

Fun Ways to Burn Off Thanksgiving Dinner

Here's a look at how many calories are in classic Thanksgiving Day dinner main dishes and sides and some exercises to balance out the caloric overload.

New Homes on the Range: Better Care for Elders

A new PBS documentary shows how a Wyoming grassroots group created a "Green House" care home, which is kinder than a traditional nursing home.

Still Working After 75 — And Loving It

More and more Americans that age not only aren't retired, they have no plans to retire because they enjoy work too much.

How to Start a Charity for a Cause You Care About

Molly MacDonald started The Pink Fund to provide financial aid to other women with breast cancer. Here's her advice if you want to launch a nonprofit in midlife.

7 Smart Year-End Tax Moves to Prepare for 2015

Holly Kylen of Voya Financial Advisors offers these tips to lower your 2014 tax bill and get ready for 2015.

How to Give Your Senior Discounts to Charity

The new Boomerang Giving site lets you give senior discounts to charity.

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