Royal wedding pageantry around William and Kate's big day is here, and men and women are focusing on different aspects. But the appeal of the basic story line means both will be watching.
The parenting price tag has soared to about $220,000 per child. If you think the kids' Christmas list is hefty, there's no end in sight to the add-ons Americans can think of in the cultivation of kids.
Why Americans are getting more conservative about affairs, but seem willing to accept them in their own marriages.
The downturn is forcing the man of the house to spend more time at home, altering roles everywhere from the laundry room to the child-care center.
Policy on vast public lands has favored ranchers. Demographics and economics may alter that equation now.