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Justice Delayed: The Exoneration of Joseph Salvati

Falsely implicated in a 1965 murder, Joseph Salvati spent 30 years in prison after being sentenced to life in prison...


The RD Reader Week 4: Vanishing People, Places and Pains

This week, three different dissapearing stories: a town being metled away by global warming, a troubled young man who vanished...


The Playlist: 10 Summer Tracks for an Unforgettable August

Find the fresh hits and timeless classics you need to enjoy the many musical moods of August.


The Watch List: 14 Must-See August Movies

Sylvester Stallone and company are back to lead off your August new film preview, along with a look at the...


Doctor’s Orders: One Dose of Bach Twice a Day

New science suggests musical therapy could be a drug-free solution to many common ailments. Can a listen a day really...


Cold Case: The Town that Melted Away

Above the Arctic Circle, global warming is washing a village into the sea. The incredible story of a tiny town's...


Without a Trace: The Mysterious Disappearance of Aju Iroaga

In 2006, a troubled engineering student vanished into the woods following a dispute with co-workers while tree-planting in Ontario. What...


The RD Reader Week 3: Grit, Survival and Separation

This week, two incredible stories of survival - from an axe attack to the head and a serial killer's rampage,...

Boys Apart – Will Segregating Young Males Help Them Succeed at School?

Fewer and fewer Canadians males are suceeding at school. Is giving them their own space to move the secret to...


True Grit – Why an Axe to the Head Couldn’t Stop Capt. Trevor Greene

Nearly killed on duty in Afghanistan, Trevor Greene seemed condemned to spend the rest of his days in a coma....


The RD Reader Week 2: Love, Loss and Therapy

Dig in to this week's great story picks from the Reader's Digest archives: Commuting for love in the age of...


True Stories: The Missing Birthday Boy

It was supposed to be a fun family getaway. A weekend out of town to help celebrate little Demetrius's birthday....


How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love My Bike Again

How a cyclist trained his brain with systemic desensitaization to not fear biking after a terrible accident, and got himself...


For Richer or Poorer: Commuting for Love in the Age of Recession

After the Great Recession cost them their jobs, many parents faced a heart-breaking reality: To feed their kids, they might...


True Stories: Rescue At the Roof of the World

A team of climbers was trapped on one of the world's highest mountains. With the outlook increasingly grim, could a...


5 Unforgettable YouTube Meltdowns

Nobody likes losing their temper, but it's hard to not laugh at some of YouTube's most notorious meltdowns. Enjoy our...

The RD Reader Week 1: Enslavement, Escape and Self-Healing

Enjoy this week's longreads story selection from the Reader's Digest archives: The modern war on slavery, a daunting escape from...


The Fall and Rise of Tara Moore

After a horrific skydiving accident, doctors told Tara Moore she'd probably never walk again. Hard work and determination helped her...


The Modern War On American Slavery

Tracy Cormier is on the front lines of the battle against human trafficking. For many of the tortured victims, she...


5 Ultra-Modern Golf Gadgets

Gear-up and tame the course with sleek new innovations sure to drive your game into the 21st century.


Behind the Scenes with CFL Superstar Anthony Calvillo

He's all man on the football field, but there's at least one thing he can't say no to. Discover this...

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The Playlist: July’s Instant Music Classics

Bring on the summer mixtape with these sunny, sultry hits. 


The Watch List: 9 Must-See July Movies

Beat the heat with John Semley's grab bag of cool summer flicks. 


The Reading List: 13 Books to Enjoy in July

Freshen up your reading list with Emily Landau's scintillating summer book picks. 


Why Whales Are People Too

The science proves it, but are humans ready to see them as equals? Get ready for a new world order.


Taylor Kitsch – The Local Boy With Global Charm

With his Hollywood profile on the rise, B.C.'s homegrown hunk is out to prove he isn't just another chiseled action...


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Malin Akerman – More Than a Pretty Face

With an upcoming turn in the musical Rock of Ages, the Toronto-raised beauty is turning her physical appeal on its...