A Trusted Friend in a Complicated World

Lauren Cahn

Lauren Cahn


Lauren Cahn is a New York–based writer whose work has appeared regularly on Reader's Digest and in a variety of other publications since 2008. She covers life and style, popular culture, law, religion, health, fitness, yoga, entertaining and entertainment. Lauren is also an author of crime fiction, and her first full-length manuscript, "The Trust Game," was short-listed for the 2017 CLUE Award for emerging talent in the genre of suspense fiction.

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How Every State Got Its Nickname

Oklahoma's "The Sooner State." Montana is "The Peace Garden State." Utah is "The Beehive State." Ever wonder why? We've got the stories behind every state's nickname.

This Is What Happens When You Ignore a Jury Summons

If you've got a driver's license, file tax returns, vote, or otherwise participate in our nation's democratic system, then you should expect at some point you'll be called for jury duty. The question is, whatcha gonna do about it?

13 Things Duchesses Kate and Meghan Inherited from Princess Diana

Ever the romantic at heart, the People's Princess, Diana, put a provision in her will for her sons that envisioned both of their future marriages.