Megan Friedman

Deputy News Editor

I'm the Deputy News Editor at Hearst Digital Media, contributing to 17 different magazines' sites, including the site you're reading right now. I write about all sorts of news, whether it's politics, entertainment, or lifestyle.

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Al Roker and Deborah Roberts
Country Life
Al Roker and His Wife Deborah Roberts Have a Sweet, Enduring Love Story
These two couldn't be more different, but their love for one another has never faded.
Paula Deen
Food
Paula Deen's Cooking Show 'Positively Paula' Is Finally Back, Y'all
You can start streaming new episodes now.
Grandmother with her grandchildren
Kids & Pets
A New Study Confirms How Important It Is For Kids to Spend Time With Their Grandparents
Grandma and Grandpa knew it all along.
Barbra Streisand and James Brolin
Country Life
Barbra Streisand and James Brolin on the Secrets to Their 20-Year Marriage
The two were completely unlucky in love before they met each other.
Country Life
Ann Curry Says She Wasn't Surprised by the Matt Lauer Allegations
She also said there was a culture of "verbal sexual harassment" at NBC.
Ami Brown
Entertainment
Ami Brown From "Alaskan Bush People" Is Officially Cancer-Free
Doctors had given her a 3 percent chance of survival.
Grandfather at granddaughter's bedside
Inspiring Stories
The Little Girl Whose Photo With Her Distraught Grandfather Went Viral Has Died
She was just 5 years old.
Ann Curry and Matt Lauer
Entertainment
Ann Curry Opens Up About Leaving the 'Today' Show for the Very First Time
"It hurt like hell."
Megyn Kelly
Entertainment
Megyn Kelly Sparks Outrage After Making Insensitive Comments About Overweight Women
"Some of us want to be shamed," she said.
Grandfather at granddaughter's bedside
Kids & Pets
This Photo of a Grandfather at a Little Girl's Hospital Bed Is Breaking Hearts Around the World
"She hasn't had the chance to live her life yet."
walmart closing sams clubs
Country Life
Dozens of Sam's Club Locations Are Suddenly Closing Across the Country
Heartbreaking news for Sam's Club lovers.
Say Yes to the Dress Alaska wedding
Country Life
Saturday's "Say Yes to the Dress" Bride Has a Truly Incredible Story
"This is probably going to be the most amazing thing I've ever done."
Flu season in winter
Country Life
This Year's Flu Season Is Especially Awful—and It Could Be Deadly
Here's how to protect yourself.
Rooster & Butch
Entertainment
Exclusive Video: The New Show "Rooster & Butch" Promises to Be the Anti-"Shark Tank"
The A&E show, featuring Matthew McConaughey's brother, gives business advice with a Texas accent.
Country Life
Here's the Full Transcript of Oprah's Inspirational Golden Globes Speech
She brought the audience to tears.
chip joanna gaines
Entertainment
Chip Gaines Opens Up About the Night That Led to Baby #5
And when Joanna's due date might be.
Alex Trebek brain surgery
Country Life
Alex Trebek Underwent Brain Surgery After a Serious Accident
"Jeopardy!" has officially been put on hold.
Hoda Kotb and Matt Lauer
Entertainment
Hoda Kotb Responds to Reports That She Won't Make as Much Money as Matt Lauer
Hoda Kotb and Savannah Guthrie's combined salaries will still be less than Matt Lauer's paycheck.
Joanna Gaines
Entertainment
Joanna Gaines Just Shared a Video of Her Sonogram After Revealing She's Pregnant
Chip swears he can tell if it's a boy or a girl.
Hoda Kotb
Country Life
Who Is Hoda Kotb? 5 Facts You Need to Know About the New "Today" Show Co-Anchor
She's replacing Matt Lauer on the morning show.
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