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‘Not Bad for a Woman’: The Indignities of Life for Yale’s First Female Students

The college admitted its first class of women 50 years ago. “Yale Needs Women,” by the historian Anne Gardiner Perkins, uncovers the formidable challenges those students faced....

‘Not Bad for a Woman’: The Indignities of Life for Yale’s First Female Students

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Edinburgh gives female medical students their degrees – 150 years late Victorian women who were prevented from qualifying as doctors are finally recognisedSeven women who were among the first females to be admitted to a British university have been awarded posthumous degrees 150 years after they started their studies.Th...
19:56 2019-07-06

Virginia man who murdered 2 female college students has stage 4 colon cancer A confessed murderer serving multiple life sentences for the slayings of two Virginia college students has been diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer and was transferred to a new prison this week to undergo treatment....
19:14 2019-05-23

Texas woman taken off life support against family's wishes – then a pro-life group stepped in A Texas woman was taken off life-support Monday, against her family's wishes, after the hospital invoked a law allowing them to deny further care. But a pro-life group stepped in....
14:42 2019-05-21

Woman who killed daughters after ‘they got in the way’ of her sex life sentenced to life in prison A woman found guilty in England of killing her two young daughters because they "got in the way" of her sex life has been jailed for life, the BBC reports....
03:56 2019-08-03

Woman becomes first female Marine to pilot F-35B fighter jet (NBC News) — A woman who attributes her success to “showing up prepared and working diligently” has become the first female Marine to pilot a F-35B fighter jet. U.S. Marine Capt. Anneliese Satz, 29, of Boise, Idaho, completed the F-...
06:00 2019-08-19

'Just the tip of the iceberg': revealing Life's early female photographers In a new exhibition, six women who shot impactful imagery for Life magazine are finally getting the credit they deserveWhen Henry Luce, the owner of Time, bought Life magazine in 1936, he wanted to achieve many things. Among them, “to see man’s work ...
19:00 2019-06-27

Hong Kong’s first female leader fights for political life HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam steadily climbed her way up bureaucratic ranks to capture the top position in the former British colony, relying on sheer intelligence, ambition, canny networking and an astute deference to author...
18:42 2019-06-15

Hong Kong's first female leader fights for political life Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam steadily climbed her way up bureaucratic ranks to capture the top position in the former British colony, relying on sheer intelligence, ambition, canny networking and an astute deference to authority....
17:28 2019-06-15

Like a natural woman: why taboos about discussing the female body are dying Periods, miscarriage and menopause were traditionally ‘private topics’. A raft of new books is changing thatWhen comedian Eleanor Thom first decided to write about her life with endometriosis, a long-term and often incredibly painful gynaecological c...
18:00 2019-07-20

‘It all takes a toll’: Eric Garner's family suffers indignities of trial process Five years on, after protests around the country and millions of dollars paid to the family, no one has been held liable for Garner’s deathGwen Carr bowed her head and turned away from the screen as her son’s last words rang out across the trial room...
09:14 2019-06-05

Why Students for Life is backing paid leave Advocates for the anti-abortion organization Students for Life of America met with lawmakers this week to make the case for Republicans backing paid leave as part of their goal to eliminate abortions....
19:01 2019-05-24

Thy name is woman: female Hamlets from Sarah Bernhardt to Cush Jumbo - in pictures Ophelia and Gertrude are the chief female characters in Hamlet but many female actors have taken on the lead role itself including Asta Nielsen, Frances de la Tour and Maxine Peake Continue reading......
12:28 2019-05-29

‘Adulting 101’ class prepares students for life after high school graduation LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) – It seems like children everywhere want to grow up and be an adult, but when they actually do grow up and realize that they’re an adult, they want to go back to being a child again. If you look up the word “adulting” in ...
20:42 2019-06-05

Woman, 88, waved to students from her window for years. They gathered outside her home for one final goodbye Tinney Davidson gave her neighborhood 12 years of warm hellos. And now that she is moving to an assisted living facility, they got together to give her the sweetest goodbye....
14:38 2019-05-21

‘Climate change is the battle of my life’, UN chief tells students living on the frontline in Fiji The UN Secretary-General António Guterres saw the frontline of “the battle against climate change” for himself on Thursday, by taking to the tropical waters of the South Pacific off the coast of Fiji, on a solar-powered boat....
16:00 2019-05-21

My life in sex: the woman with an STI I check myself for symptoms constantly, my anxiety spirals, and fear of disclosure eventually destroys every relationship I haveI had always practised safe sex, but contracted genital herpes eight years ago. Following my diagnosis my world folded, an...
18:42 2019-08-23

My life in sex: the woman who cries during sex My orgasmic tears are not from sadness or pain – it’s the G-spotI once heard someone say that if a woman’s best friend is the clitoris, then the G-spot is the friend who comes to town less often but makes for an unforgettable night when she’s here.In...
15:56 2019-06-07

The New ‘Female Viagra’ Has Reignited a Debate Over Drugs and Female Sexuality On June 21, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Vyleesi, a libido drug being hailed as the new “female Viagra.” On its surface, the move seems like a win for women’s sexual health—but it has reignited a debate...
23:28 2019-06-27

My life in sex: the happily celibate woman It’s taken many, many years to realise that I’m completely unsuited to relationshipsI’ve always liked men. If anything, I’ve liked them too much. I was unfaithful during my first marriage, and as a single woman I had the morals of an alley cat. It’s ...
12:00 2019-09-13

Woman jailed for murdering daughters who 'got in way' of love life Louise Porton described as ‘evil’ and ‘calculated’ for killing three-year-old and 17-month-old girlsA mother who murdered her two young daughters 18 days apart after they “got in the way” of her living the life she wanted has been jailed for at least...
19:14 2019-08-02

Woman Praised Restaurant In Tweet. Now She Will Get Free Chicken For Life Two weeks ago, a tweet praising the fried chicken sandwiches at Roaming Rooster in the District of Columbia went viral - and now, to repay the tweeter, the restaurant's owners have granted her free......
14:42 2019-09-11

Salvadoran woman restarting life after abortion case retrial A young El Salvador woman acquitted of homicide charges after authorities accused her of having an abortion says she feels like her life has been returned to her...
00:00 2019-08-22

Ghaziabad Woman Who Died In Accident Gives Fresh Lease Of Life To Others Several people got a new lease of life after receiving organs of a 56-year-old woman, including her heart that was sent to a hospital in south Delhi for transplant for a man, through a green corridor......
16:14 2019-06-17

Missouri woman to spend life in prison after plea agreement A Missouri woman will spend the rest of her life in prison after admitting that prosecutors had evidence to convict her of killing a mentally disabled man in what authorities believe was part of a complicated plot to divert attention from another hom...
02:28 2019-06-20

Apple Watch saves woman's life using a feature taken for granted by many owners The world's best-selling smartwatch has done it again, saving yet another life while providing the kind of publicity and media exposure no actual marketing budget can buy. Interestingly, the Apple Watch worn by a woman during a paddleboarding session...
14:14 2019-06-06

Tucson woman gets ‘natural life’ sentence for starving 3-year-old son to death TUCSON – The mother who allegedly starved her son to death in 2014 received a natural life sentence in connection to the case Monday afternoon. Back in 2014, the skeletal remains of Raquel Barreras’ 3-year-old son, Roman were found by a landlor...
05:14 2019-07-23

Dalit Woman Allegedly Ends Life After Brawl Over Land In MP Village A woman belonging to the scheduled caste community allegedly committed suicide by setting herself on fire after a brawl with the sons of an upper-caste farmer over a land dispute in Madhya Pradesh's......
20:56 2019-07-23

Woman Praises Restaurant In Viral Tweet; Gets Free Chicken For Life! 24-year-old Bri Hall tweeted about the fried chicken sandwich at a restaurant run by an Ethiopian immigrant.The tweet went viral and lead to a stellar increase in the restaurant's business....
19:00 2019-09-11

Oldest living American woman credits belief in God for long life She was born when Theodore Roosevelt was president and Albert Einstein proposed his Theory of Relativity — and Saturday, the oldest person in America, Alelia Murphy of Harlem, turns a remarkable 114. “Oh, Lord!” Murphy exclaimed as she was wheeled in...
06:42 2019-07-06

Washington woman captures real-life ‘Bambi’ moment in cute video A Walt Disney movie has come to life in Washington state. Darlene Wilbourn, of Loomis, recently recorded an adorable video of a deer and a bunny snuggling in a backyard, a scene she says was straight out of the Disney classic, “Bambi.”...
19:42 2019-05-22

107-year-old woman's secret to long life: ‘I never got married’ On her 107th birthday, New York native Louise Signore told WCBS-TV, “I think the secret of 107: I never got married. I think that’s the secret."        ...
21:28 2019-08-01

These colleges let students ditch extra loans. But will students pay more in the long run? Don't take out another student loan, colleges say. We'll give you money - if you give us a percentage of your income after college. Is it a good deal?       ...
20:56 2019-06-20

Shirtless man told not to carry life-size doll in public after it's mistaken for unconscious woman A shirtless man seen dragging a life-sized doll through downtown Kansas City on Tuesday was told by authorities "not to carry it around in public anymore" after passersby mistook the figure for an unconscious woman....
23:42 2019-08-21

Ex-Pro Bowler Kellen Winslow Jr. convicted of raping homeless woman, 58; faces up to life in prison Former first-round NFL draft pick Kellen Winslow Jr. was convicted Monday of raping a 58-year-old homeless woman last year north of San Diego, in an attack that could send him to prison for the rest of his life....
07:28 2019-06-11

Hawaii woman found alive after missing for 2 weeks says time in forest was 'toughest,' but 'I chose life' The woman who survived for over two weeks in a Hawaii forest before being rescued spoke out from her hospital bed on Saturday on her harrowing ordeal with a message for all who helped search for her: thank you for not stopping....
19:28 2019-05-26

Oregon Woman falls 16 stories down building’s garbage chute, sustains ‘life-threatening’ injuries A woman in Oregon sustained life-threatening injuries after falling 16 stories down a garbage chute at a condo building in Portland on Monday, officials said....
18:42 2019-06-18

Jermaine Dupri feels female rappers rap "about the same thing," so female rappers set him straight So So Def founder Jermaine Dupri has been instrumental in the progression of hip-hop into the mainstream consciousness, developing and producing for iconic artists like Kriss Cross, Da Brat, Usher, R&B group Xscape, and countless others. Nobody c...
18:00 2019-07-12

Sienna Miller finally grabs a role worthy of her talents in the slice-of-life drama American Woman Sienna Miller has spent much of her career embodying the “other woman” (Live By Night, Layer Cake) and put-upon wives (American Sniper, Foxcatcher, The Lost City Of Z). And she plays both in American Woman, a new drama from director Jake Scott and wr...
23:28 2019-06-12

‘I Love You Black Man. I Love You Black Woman’: Meet the Real-Life Best Friends of Netflix’s See You Yesterday Netflix’s See You Yesterday isn’t your average sci-fi flick. Black nerds fighting police brutality, creating time travel and exposing viewers to Caribbean-American culture combine to show another side of the science-fiction genre. Directed by Stefon ...
18:56 2019-05-25

Sony Xperia 1 battery life: real-life impressions and test results are out! The Sony Xperia 1 is a monster of a phone: the world's first 4K AMOLED display, Snapdragon 855 chip, a new 21:9 super tall and narrow form factor, gaming optimizations, new cameras, and the list just goes on and on.And lo and behold, all of those mon...
20:00 2019-06-11

Scientists are building a real-life version of the Starship Enterprise's life scanner When the crewmembers of the Starship Enterprise pull into orbit around a new planet, one of the first things they do is scan for life-forms. Here in the real world, researchers have long been trying to figure out how to unambiguously detect signs of ...
08:14 2019-08-24

Graffiti vandal tells how he turned his life around from tagging Tube trains at night to photographing life on the Bakerloo line A graffiti vandal who was jailed after spraying his distinctive tag across the Tube network today tells how he turned his life around to become a photographer documenting the Bakerloo line....
19:28 2019-05-26

How about the ‘pro-life’ lobby get behind these life-positive causes instead? | Hadley Freeman Banning abortion isn’t the most effective place to start if you want to save livesIt’s always more fun to be on the winning side, and in the US right now there is no question that the pro-life side is – well, “killing it” seems like the wrong term, s...
13:56 2019-05-25

Alabama woman charged in her unborn baby’s death, cops say another woman pulled trigger An Alabama grand jury on Tuesday decided to indict a woman Wednesday with manslaughter for allegedly initiating and continuing a fight with another woman that ultimately lead to the shooting death of her unborn baby, a report said....
18:56 2019-06-27

Woman convicted of killing abducted Indiana woman in 1988 SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A jury has convicted a woman of murder in the 1988 beating death of a pregnant mother abducted while walking her dog in northern Indiana. The jury found 56-year-old Barbara Brewster guilty of killing 28-year-old Miriam Rice of...
03:56 2019-06-13

Female Friendships Are the Best, Until They Aren’t Friendships between women–especially among groups of women, where tendrils of energy and intuition entwine and collide like the offshoots of willful plants–seem to come with so many attendant complications. Ideally, everyone is growing to...
15:56 2019-06-20

The five: unsung female scientists The history of science has often seen women’s work overlooked and their credit stolenContemporary letters revealed this week that a key figure in the birth of the first IVF baby in 1978, embryologist and nurse Jean Purdy, was excluded from a plaque a...
10:56 2019-06-16

Some trees can change sex and are more likely to die when female Striped maples change sex from year to year, and we used to think being female led to healthier trees, but it turns out that female trees are more likely to die...
18:00 2019-06-07

Austria names its first female chancellor Austria is to welcome its first female chancellor after Brigitte Bierlein, head of the country's highest court, was appointed to lead a caretaker government following the fall of the right-wing coalition to a corruption scandal....
23:00 2019-05-30

What Do the Sex Lives of ‘Three Women’ Tell Us About Female Desire? To write her book, Lisa Taddeo spent thousands of hours over eight years getting to know her subjects in an effort to understand their erotic yearnings and obsessions....
17:28 2019-07-09

Female doctors are more likely to go part-time Physicians aren’t immune to the trade-offs working women face, new research shows. Female doctors are more likely than their male peers to shift to part-time work or stop working a few years after completing their medical training, according to a rec...
06:28 2019-08-07

US Naval War College will have first female president Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield was named as the new president of the U.S. Naval War College earlier today. She will serve as the college's first female president in its 135 year history. Navy Secretary Richard Spencer named Chatfield in a statement tha...
23:56 2019-06-14

The Man Behind The Mask Wants to Make a Female-Led Reboot Jon Favreau’s Lion King remake is a lot longer than you’d expect. Netflix has already committed to a second season of its Pacific Rim anime. Arrow teases one last costume update for Oliver Queen ahead of its final season. Plus, more mysterious castin...
19:28 2019-07-05

Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA is a fan of female vampires Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA signed up for undead duty in the new zombie comedy “The Dead Don’t Die,” out Friday, but he’s actually got a thing for a different type of monster. “Vampires are probably my favorite,” says RZA (real name: Robert Diggs), 49, who pl...
02:56 2019-06-14

Slovakia's first female president sworn in Zuzana Caputova pledged to fight injustice and impunity in her inauguration speech. The 45-year-old is the country's first female president and the youngest person ever to be elected to the office....
18:56 2019-06-15

U.S. agency says Walmart likely discriminated against female workers -WSJ Walmart Inc likely discriminated against 178 female workers by paying less or denying promotions or both because of their gender, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said in memos reviewed by The Wall Street Journal, the newspaper said o...
17:56 2019-09-17

First female ref to officiate Super Cup is ready for spotlight "Stephanie Frappart said she will prove female officials are as competent as their male counterparts when she becomes the first woman to referee a major UEFA competition final in the Super Cup between Liverpool and Chelsea on Wednesday."...
18:28 2019-08-13

War college’s 1st female president looks forward to serving NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — The first female leader of the U.S. Naval War College says she’s humbled by her selection as college president and looks forward to serving in that role. Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield, a helicopter pilot who heads a military...
18:42 2019-06-15

Female engineer sues Google for sex-discrimination A female engineer at Google has accused the search giant of stiffing her out of hundreds of thousands of dollars by passing her over for promotions in favor of less-qualified men. Ulku Rowe had 22 years of experience in financial services, including ...
22:56 2019-09-18

This female-led company is using blockchain to promote sustainability At TNW Conference, we explored the future of tech, including blockchain and cryptocurrency. While the latter tends to have its literal ups and downs, blockchain technology seems quite useful when incorporated appropriately. One use case is to track a...
15:28 2019-05-23

Anita Hill says female presidential candidates 'are not being taken seriously' Anita Hill has expressed her concern that female presidential candidates for the 2020 election are not being taken as seriously as their male counterparts....
22:28 2019-05-22

Walmart likely discriminated against female workers, U.S. agency says Walmart Inc likely discriminated against 178 female workers by paying them less, denying them promotions or both, because of their gender, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said in memos seen by Reuters....
08:56 2019-09-18

Girls should be taught at school how to ask for pay rise, says female CEO Females ‘lack confidence’ to demand wage parity, says one of UK’s best-paid charity bossesGirls should be equipped at school with the skills to ask for a pay rise in the workplace and accept nothing less than salary equality, according to one of the ...
22:14 2019-09-19

Biden: It would be ‘great’ to have a female vice president WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden says it would be “great” to have a female vice president, but he won’t say whether he’d pick Sen. Kamala Harris for the No. 2 spot if he receives his party’s nomination. In an interview...
17:00 2019-07-05

Discovery has more female viewers than NBCUniversal for first time There’s a television war brewing for female eyeballs that pits Discovery, home of “90 Day Fiancé,” against NBCUniversal, home to “Real Housewives.” “90 Day Fiancé” and its spinoff series have helped catapult Discovery to the top when it comes to fema...
06:14 2019-08-10

Finland’s new female-powered government sworn in HELSINKI (AP) — Finland’s new center-left coalition government has been sworn, with the country’s first Social Democratic prime minister in 16 years assuming office along with a Cabinet where women are in the majority. The 19-member Cabin...
14:56 2019-06-06

Walmart Likely Discriminated Against Female Workers, EEOC Says Walmart likely discriminated against 178 female store workers by paying less or denying promotions because of their gender, the EEOC said in memos viewed by the Journal....
06:14 2019-09-18

Biden says it would be ‘great’ to have a female vice president Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden said in a new TV interview that it would be “great” to have a woman for the No. 2 spot — but demurred when asked if he’d tap Sen. Kamala Harris for the post. “I think it helps having a woman on the...
17:28 2019-07-05

MEPs to vote on first female EU Commission president The European Parliament will decide later whether or not to block the appointment of Ursula von der Leyen as the new president of the European Commission....
17:42 2019-07-16

Arizona Highway Patrol getting first female commander PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Highway Patrol is getting its first female commander. The state Department of Public Safety says Maj. Jenna Mitchell on Saturday will be promoted to lieutenant colonel and become the department’s assistant director fo...
06:00 2019-07-05

UFC 239 tests the greatest male and female fighters Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones puts his belt on the line in the main event of UFC 239 on Saturday, and Amanda Nunes defends her bantamweight title in the co-main. Will ESPN's pound-for-pound No. 1s pass their tests?...
15:56 2019-07-05

The pioneering female photographer Ida Wyman – in pictures The US documentarian has died aged 93. A member of the influential Photo League cooperative in New York, she believed that ‘photos could be used to effect change’. At a time when few women pursued a career in the industry, she worked on photo essays ...
13:28 2019-07-19

Rihanna is the world's wealthiest female musician Rihanna has emerged as the richest female musician in the world, with a fortune considerably larger than those of the grandes dames of pop: Madonna, Céline Dion and Beyoncé....
15:56 2019-06-05

Christine Lagarde nominated to be the ECB's first female chief IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde is on course to become the European Central Bank's next president in October. If she replaces Italy's Mario Draghi, a huge change in the eurozone lender's policy seems unlikely....
23:14 2019-07-02

'My father said I should be looking after the cows': the first female Tuareg guitarist Fatou Seidi Ghali once had to practise on her brother’s guitar in secret. She and her band, Les Filles de Illighadad, are now taking the world by stormLes Filles de Illighadad are in their dressing room, listening to music on their phones and scrolli...
16:42 2019-08-01

Female feticide in India — a paradox of development? Over the past three months, all of the children born in a region in northern India were boys, a survey found, raising suspicions of rampant female feticide. Patriarchal mindset and technology are to blame, say experts....
17:42 2019-08-01

| Female suicide bomber kills six in Pakistan A female suicide bomber has killed six people - including two policemen - in Pakistan's restive northwest in an attack claimed by the Taliban, officials have said....
16:56 2019-07-21

Felix says female athletes are united for change Female athletes from across all sports are drawing inspiration from one another as they fight for equal treatment, Olympic sprint champion Allyson Felix told Reuters this week....
10:14 2019-08-04

Can you name five female artists? How the art world is rewriting history The Australian Cruthers family are among a global movement of galleries and philanthropists putting the spotlight back on womenWhen Sydney-based arts consultant John Cruthers hires a new intern, he always gives them what seems like a simple first job...
08:28 2019-05-28

EU leaders call for appointment of first female president Politicians want at least one woman at helm of European commission and councilEU leaders are being urged to select at least one woman when replacing Jean-Claude Juncker and Donald Tusk as the presidents of the European commission and council, positio...
20:28 2019-05-23

Firefighter set up cameras to spy on female roommate: authorities A Florida firefighter has been arrested for allegedly setting up secret cameras inside air vents to watch his female roommate in her bedroom and bathroom, according to reports. Steven Brandenberger, 38, who worked for the Orange County Fire Rescue an...
18:00 2019-07-24

Frappart will be first female ref to take charge of a UEFA men's final Stéphanie Frappart will become the first women to referee a major UEFA men's showpiece event when she takes charge of the UEFA Super Cup final between Liverpool and Chelsea later this monht....
17:42 2019-08-02

New ‘Monopoly’ game will pay female players more than males Do not pass go, do not collect…$240? The iconic Monopoly board game is getting a feminist update for 2019. Hasbro’s newest version of the game, dubbed “Ms. Monopoly,” will pay female players more than males – a tongue-in-cheek...
20:00 2019-09-10

Women at war: why do we still struggle with the idea of female soldiers? Female warriors serve at the margins of history – or are press-ganged to the frontlines of controversy, writes novelist Sarah HallIn the current febrile climate – meteorological and political – many questions are being raised about how to fight for a...
20:14 2019-08-03

EU set for first female commission president as Juncker replaced The EU is set to get its first female commission president amid a shake-up of top jobs within the bloc - with an Italian socialist elected the new head of the European Parliament....
14:42 2019-07-03

Kid exposes himself to taunt female soccer referee A female referee suffered sexist abuse as a 14-year-old player exposed himself to her during a match. Giulia Nicastro, who is dating Italian striker Stefano Moreo, was bombarded with abuse from supporters during a youth match in Mestre, Italy. Accord...
21:28 2019-05-27

The NBA wants female head coaches. But how feasible is that goal? The league’s commissioner wants 50% of NBA referees to be women, and a similar increase in coaches. There are plenty of obstacles thoughNBA commissioner Adam Silver wants more female referees in the NBA. “I’m not sure how it was that it remained so m...
12:42 2019-06-05

Top Austrian judge to become country's first female chancellor Austria's president has picked the female president of the Constitutional Court to become interim chancellor after parliament voted Sebastian Kurz's government out of office in the wake of a video sting scandal....
16:28 2019-05-30

Bond's number is up: black female actor 'is the new 007' Daniel Craig retains title role but 25th instalment in the franchise reveals codename has been reassigned to British actor Lashana LynchWhile Daniel Craig is set to reprise his role as James Bond in the next film, the franchise is set for a shake-up,...
16:42 2019-07-15

Two more female NY1 anchors sue alleging age, maternity discrimination Two additional on-air personalities for NY1 have come forward with claims they faced age discrimination — with one saying she was fired from the station during her third trimester of pregnancy after she complained. Reporters Thalia Perez and Mi...
21:56 2019-07-31

'It's an act of defiance': the rise of all-female festival lineups Major music festivals such as Reading and Leeds continue to feature mostly male artists, but a number of events are fighting back by removing men from the billing altogetherIn 2015, music blog Crack in the Road tweeted a doctored image of the poster ...
11:56 2019-08-20

| Austria gets first female chancellor as interim premier Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen has appointed the head of the country's consitutional court as Austria's first female chancellor to lead an interim government until elections in the autumn....
20:42 2019-05-30

How Hustlers shows the importance of female solidarity In the acclaimed fact-based drama, the bond between women is shown with rare sensitivity and depth even as they engage in criminal acts This article contains spoilersThe marketing campaign for Hustlers, a film that opened to an unexpectedly impressiv...
15:28 2019-09-19

First female astronaut will walk on moon by 2024: NASA Men may be from Mars, but women will help conquer it by walking on the moon. The first female astronaut will step foot on the moon by 2024 — where astronauts will test spacecraft for an eventual future mission to Mars, NASA has announced. The mission...
21:01 2019-06-16

Female Hedge-Fund Veteran Has Contemplated Comeback Anne Dias has discussed a return to money management, people familiar with the matter say. She was once one of the few women to run a hedge fund, investing on behalf of billionaire Julian Robertson as well as her then-husband, Ken Griffin....
11:42 2019-05-29

Ex-prison cook gets jail for kitchen sex with female inmate A former cook at a women’s prison in Westchester County is headed to jail himself for having sex with an inmate in the lockup’s kitchen. Garth Trail, former head chef at the Taconic Correctional Facility, was sentenced Tuesday to four months in...
04:14 2019-09-12

Iran: Female soccer fan dies after setting herself on fire An Iranian woman known as the "Blue Girl" set herself on fire after being handed a prison sentence for trying to enter a soccer stadium. Her death sparked outrage on social media, with some calling for a stadium boycott....
10:42 2019-09-11

Why It's Always Bittersweet To See Black Female Contestants On Love Island "Her inclusion was, as so often with black women in reality television, bittersweet – one that makes you question whether it’s representation we want at all"...
02:14 2019-06-28

Mississippi politician tells female reporter she can’t interview him unless she’s with a man A Republican candidate for Mississippi governor told a female reporter that he couldn’t be interviewed by her unless she was accompanied by a male colleague — later claiming that he was following “the Billy Graham Rule.” ̶...
14:00 2019-07-11

| US politician 'sexist' for refusing to work alone with female reporter A Republican candidate for governor of Mississippi, Robert Foster, has made a bizarre request by refusing to be interviewed by a female reporter unless there is a male chaperone present....
03:00 2019-07-12

Dalai Lama still thinks a female successor must be ‘attractive’ The Dalai Lama has reiterated his desire that if a woman succeeds him, she better be good looking. “If [a] female Dalai Lama comes, then she should be more attractive,” the 83-year-old spiritual guru told BBC News in a wide-ranging interv...
21:14 2019-06-28

Glory days gone for Jamaican men, but female sprinters still excel As Jamaica prepares to select their world championship team, the exhilarating days of the nation's male sprinters, led by Usain Bolt, dominating the world are gone, two of the Caribbean island's top coaches say....
01:14 2019-06-19

A candidate for governor says a female journalist can’t shadow him — unless she brings a man along Robert Foster, who wants to be Mississippi's top elected official, says he promised his wife he'd follow the Billy Graham rule. A Mississippi Today reporter says she just wants to do her job....
01:42 2019-07-11

The Gap Between Male and Female Youth Suicide Rates is Narrowing in the U.S. For decades, U.S. boys have died by suicide far more frequently than girls, even though girls attempt suicide and report contemplating it more often. In the suicide prevention world, the phenomenon is known as the gender paradox. The paradox still pe...
14:42 2019-05-21

Female fruit bats trade sex for food: scientists Male Egyptian fruit bats will allow female bats to take food straight from their mouths and scientists believe they know why: the bats are trading food for sex. A study, published on Thursday in Current Biology, analyzed three bat colonies in captivi...
23:42 2019-05-23

Bias Against Female Lab Animals Is Messing Up Scientific Research Gender discrimination in science doesn’t just affect women scientists. It also skews the results of animal research, as a new paper out this week describes. Animals used in experiments are still overwhelmingly male, thanks to outdated stereotypes tha...
20:00 2019-05-31

Ava DuVernay confirms that Darkseid and The Female Furies will both be in DC's New Gods You’d be forgiven for forgetting, for however briefly, that Warner Bros. is still making DC Comics superhero movies; the entertainment giant straight-up whiffed on Comic-Con this year, allowing Marvel to suck up all the oxygen in the room, and depriv...
08:00 2019-08-01

Ellyse Perry hailed as 'greatest female cricketer we’re ever going to see' Charlotte Edwards heaps praise on AustralianPerry named player of the 2019 Women’s Ashes series England’s most-decorated captain Charlotte Edwards already rates Ellyse Perry as the best women’s cricketer of all time, but expects her to set the bar ev...
10:56 2019-08-01

US World Cup champs: Soccer is now a ‘female-dominated’ sport The US women’s national soccer team started their victory tour in New York Tuesday morning — proudly declaring that the world’s most popular sport was now “female-dominated.” The World Cup champs are celebrating in the Big App...
17:14 2019-07-09

19 Things You Didn't Know About These All-Star Female ESPY Nominees Serena Williams, U.S. Olympic gymnast Simone Biles, WNBA star Breanna Stewart and Alex Morgan, who helped lead the U.S. women's national soccer team to victory in the 2019 FIFA Women's......
16:00 2019-07-09

Female lineworkers rare in male-dominated field Out of the 2,500 electrical lineworkers Duke Energy employs, just five are women and nationwide, they're not alone. But some females are proving they have what it takes to scale power poles like a pro. (Aug. 29)       &...
11:00 2019-08-29

How period tracking can give all female athletes an edge The adviser to the US’ women’s World Cup winners shows them how to train with their menstrual cycle, not against it – and there are lessons for the rest of usUntil relatively recently, sports scientists simply applied the research they had done with ...
20:42 2019-07-10

After years of sexism in space we urgently need more female astronauts Getting more women into space is essential if we're ever to run longer missions or even set up colonies off-planet. To do so we need a better understanding of how human bodies will cope in outer space...
19:00 2019-07-31

De Blasio: I’ll pay female athletes equally if elected president Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday said that, if elected president, he would sign an executive order to guarantee equal pay for women and men athletes — despite glaring discrepancies in pay in his administration. De Blasio, speaking on CNN before the ...
21:00 2019-07-10

Body of work: how the graphic novel became an outlet for female shame The artform has allowed many female illustrators to confront how they see their bodies and how their bodies are seen by the man around themIn Commute: An Illustrated Memoir of Female Shame, Erin Williams draws herself dozens of times. The rough, real...
10:14 2019-08-29

Clarke, Paull become first female officials to work CFL game CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Emily Clarke and Georgina Paull became the first female officials to work a Canadian Football League game Friday night Clarke served as a side judge and Paull as a line judge in the Calgary Stampeders’ exhibition game ag...
04:56 2019-06-01

‘Football is the same’ – Female referee Frappart on Super Cup role "Referee Stephanie Frappart said on Tuesday that she believes there is no difference whether she is officiating a men\u0027s or women\u0027s football match."...
13:28 2019-08-14

In Siberia, a First Female Mayor Builds a National Profile Women are a rarity in Russian politics, as was the free election that brought Sardana Avksentieva to power. But what really sets her apart is her thriftiness....
18:42 2019-08-30

Sarah Sanders' job was to be the female face of a misogynistic administration Sanders helped to roll back women’s rights while allowing the Trump administration to boast about ‘empowering women’Sign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading......
16:00 2019-06-15

‘The Lion King’ is a lie that erases female pride: scientist Some catty critics have said the new remake of “The Lion King,” featuring the animal kingdom animated with CGI technology, lack the “charisma” and expressiveness of the original cartoon version. Zoologists and lion researchers...
20:56 2019-07-12

Adventuring while female: why the relationship women have with nature matters Going camping alone, I was reminded that the great works of environmentalist female writers are often overlooked – and it’s our lossIt’s Monday in the Adirondack state park. I’m driving through little towns, passing junk stores, lumber businesses, sm...
09:56 2019-07-17

Have sperm will travel. But what would an all-female planet look like? | Stephanie Merritt The discovery that frozen sperm can survive space flight opens up tantalising possibilities. But there’s no guarantee of utopiaIf you’re a woman who has despaired over the past week, as you’ve observed the questionable conduct of jowly white men in p...
20:56 2019-06-27

Walmart Likely Discriminated Against Female Workers, EEOC Finds Walmart likely discriminated against 178 female store workers by paying less or denying promotions because of their gender, the EEOC said in memos viewed by the Journal....
20:56 2019-09-17

Her mom broke barriers with an all-female crew. She’s about to set sail on the same yacht. The story of Tracy Edwards and the Maiden crew that competed in the round-the-world Whitbread race is the subject of a new documentary, which has inspired her daughter to take part in a similar journey....
20:14 2019-07-04

Female suicide bomber kills eight in northwest Pakistan A female suicide bomber in northwestern Pakistan killed at least eight people and wounded 26 more in an attack outside a local civilian hospital on Sunday, local officials said....
14:56 2019-07-21

Hollywood Reconsiders the Bad Female Boss, With a Generational Twist In projects like “Late Night,” “Little” and “Veep,” the archetype is being used to tell more explicitly feminist tales — and to question power itself....
10:14 2019-06-12

FDA approves ‘female Viagra,’ could tap potential $1 billion market Vyleesi, chemically known as bremelanotide, activates pathways in the brain involved in sexual desire, helping premenopausal women with hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD)....
07:01 2019-06-22

Without the help of any male, this female lizard became pregnant alone and gave birth In a first for its species and reptilian family, a female Asian water dragon at the National Zoo successfully produced offspring without a male.        ...
13:28 2019-06-07

Female candidates challenge electability question in debates MIAMI (AP) — The two Democratic presidential debates featured a historic number of female candidates. Some, including Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris, emerged as top performers. Their showing has emboldened some Democrats who want to do away with ...
09:14 2019-06-29

Sleeping with a screen on can lead to female obesity: study Turn off the lights on your way out. Sleeping amid the artificial glow of televisions, laptops, smartphones and even lamps may increase the likelihood of female obesity, a new study finds. Published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine, the research by a...
01:14 2019-06-11

Will Carli Lloyd open the door for the NFL's first female player? Women have been kicking in college for years, but the NFL remains a glass ceiling. Could last week’s viral video of the World Cup hero be a tipping point?Carli Lloyd’s well-publicized visit with the Philadelphia Eagles wasn’t her first appearance at ...
20:00 2019-08-26

Lawsuit accuses Lyft of not protecting its female passengers A new lawsuit out of California claims Lyft isn't doing enough to protect female passengers. The complaint, filed in the company's home city of San Francisco, includes at least 14 unnamed women who say they were either sexually assaulted or...
00:42 2019-09-06

Amag's female libido injectable therapy to sell at $899 Amag Pharmaceuticals Inc's treatment to boost sexual desire in premenopausal women will be offered at $899 and is the only injectable drug on the market for the condition....
19:00 2019-08-06

EU aims for ‘perfect gender balance’ with female nominations BRUSSELS — For the first time, European Union leaders nominated women for half of the top positions they filled Tuesday to lead the world’s biggest trade bloc. And the women were picked for what are arguably the two most important jobs of the four po...
00:00 2019-07-04

FDA approves drug for loss of female sexual desire The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Palatin Technologies Inc and Amag Pharmaceuticals Inc's drug to restore sexual desire in premenopausal women, Amag said....
00:42 2019-06-22

Female nurse who played crucial role in IVF ignored on plaque Despite a senior colleague’s protests, Jean Purdy’s name was not included on memorialThe name of a female nurse and embryologist who played a crucial role in developing the world’s first test-tube baby was excluded from a plaque honouring the pioneer...
03:14 2019-06-10

Mesa cop investigated for stalking, abusing female officers PHOENIX (KPNX) — A 24-year veteran of the Mesa Police Department is under internal investigation after three current and former police officers accused him of stalking and assault. The allegations against Mesa K9 Officer Scott Callender date back to ...
03:14 2019-08-03

Rihanna named world's richest female musician Forbes magazine estimates the musician’s fortune at $600m, a figure bolstered by her lucrative fashion and beauty venturesRihanna has been named the world’s richest female musician by Forbes magazine. The singer’s worth is estimated at $600m (£472m),...
15:01 2019-06-05

Dad says he will kill Britain’s worst female pedophile after her release A raging dad who fears his daughter was abused by Britain's worst female pedophile revealed he will kill her if he sees her after her shocking jail release....
00:28 2019-07-13

Recommended Reading: The legacy of female players in 'FIFA' How female characters in FIFA led to a diversity movement at EA Dean Takahashi, VentureBeat Discussions on diversity and equal pay have taken over in the week following the 2019 Women's World Cup, especially in the US. EA game designer Katie S...
20:28 2019-07-13

Ningal: The Mesopotamian Goddess Awakening Female Mysticism In the city of Ur, where the first settlements in the marshes of southern Mesopotamia were built with reeds without any type of nails or woods, Ningal was born to Ninhursag and Enki. Her name means the Great Lady, and she’s also known as Nikkal. As a...
08:14 2019-08-12

Iranian female football fan who self-immolated outside court dies Death of Sahar Khodayari, facing prison for trying to enter stadium, provokes outcryAn Iranian female football fan has died a week after setting herself on fire outside a courtroom, after learning she may face six months in prison for trying to enter...
16:56 2019-09-10

Kenyan MP arrested, accused of slapping female colleague Kenyan Member of Parliament, Rashid Kassim, has been arrested after being accused of causing "actual bodily harm" to his female colleague, the Kenyan Police Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) said....
14:14 2019-06-14

Why the best female soccer player is skipping the Women's World Cup Ada Hegerberg is a Norwegian striker and the first ever female winner of the Ballon d'Or – but you won’t see her playing for her home country at the World Cup over the next month....
17:28 2019-06-06

Co-ed charged with raping female roommate at Susquehanna University A Bronx co-ed has been charged with raping her female roommate at Susquehanna University, police said. Pratigya Thakur, a 19-year-old sophomore, was arrested Monday on charges of rape, indecent assault and harassment in connection with the alleged Ma...
17:28 2019-06-14

TikTok Videos Of Female Attendants Surface In Odisha, To Be Probed After a TikTok video of four nurses dancing in the hospital premises went viral on the social media, TikTok videos of three women attendants dancing inside the orthopaedics department of SCB Medical......
19:14 2019-06-28

Hayley Turner becomes first female jockey to win at Royal Ascot since 1987 • 33-1 shot Thanks Be takes Sandringham Stakes• ‘In 10 years’ time the girls will be having winners more often’“It was only a matter of time,” said Hayley Turner as she rode back in, triumphant at Royal Ascot for the first time in her long career and...
21:56 2019-06-21

Female-founded podcast network Earios releases its first shows Right now, there are more than 700,000 active podcasts and more than 29 million podcast episodes, as illustrated by Music Oomph. And although there seems to be a podcast for everyone, nearly all of the networks that host, develop, and promote shows a...
12:28 2019-07-04

Graphic: America's economy and wages are cooling but not its female workforce Data released on Friday showed a return to strong job growth in the United States, allaying some fears the U.S. economy is on a short path to recession. But the data also reinforced the view that economic growth is slowing....
23:14 2019-07-05

Female jockey lands historic win to beat Queen's horse Hayley Turner became only the second female jockey to ride a winner at Royal Ascot after her mount edged out Queen Elizabeth II's horse to win the Sandringham Stakes Friday....
18:42 2019-06-21

The female game designers fighting back on abortion rights Through video games, live-action role-playing games and interactive documentaries, developers are challenging the conversation around reproductive rightsThe year is 1972. You’re part of an underground network of feminists in Chicago that provide ille...
13:28 2019-06-28

Amsterdam’s first female mayor plans to revamp red-light district In what would be the most radical revamp of the sex trade there since the Dutch legalized prostitution nearly two decades ago, Femke Halsema suggested stopping the practice of sex workers standing on display in window-fronted rooms entirely....
19:42 2019-07-03

Clients Want to Work With Female Advisers, and Firms Are Taking Notice Financial advisory firms have seen an increase in requests from prospective clients who want to work with female financial advisers. However, women are still a minority in the wealth-management business....
13:56 2019-08-24

Hayes and Carragher back campaign to end abuse of female footballers • Leading names from women’s and men’s game offer support• Campaign and petition follow Guardian reporting on abuseLeading names from women’s and men’s football have joined forces to back a campaign to end abuse, harassment and exploitation of female...
19:42 2019-07-03

The female Maasai community rangers protecting Kenya's wildlife The first female Maasai community ranger unit in Kenya is teaming up with male colleagues to protect wildlife on their traditional land. The women are also receiving a sustainable income for the first time....
11:00 2019-08-21

Plea In Top Court On Safety Of Female Lawyers To Be Heard On Tuesday The Supreme Court agreed today to hear a plea on June 25 seeking safety and security of women lawyers in courts in wake of the recent murder of Uttar Pradesh Bar Council president Darvesh Singh Yadav,......
11:56 2019-06-21

Vyleesi: latest attempt at 'female Viagra' approved by US regulators Pharmaceutical known chemically as bremelanotide is aimed at women with low sexual desire disorder or HSDDDrug regulators in the United States have approved Vyleesi, the latest attempt to come up with a “female Viagra” for women with low sexual desir...
05:42 2019-06-22

Taylor Swift will lead Amazon Prime Day’s all-female concert Taylor Swift has been tapped to headline the upcoming Amazon Prime Day Concert. The pop powerhouse of current “Calm Down” controversy will lead an all-female lineup featuring fellow top 40 songstresses Dua Lipa, SZA and Becky G. Emmy-winn...
21:28 2019-06-27

What female state senators had to say about Alabama’s abortion bill – video Alabama’s new law imposing the strictest restrictions on abortion in the United States was passed by 25 white male Republicans. Minority Democrats introduced a slew of amendments in an attempt to block it. ‘This bill is about control,’ the state sena...
16:28 2019-05-21

Without the help of any male, this female lizard became pregnant alone and successfully gave birth In a first for its species and reptilian family, a female Asian water dragon at the National Zoo successfully produced offspring without a male.        ...
23:14 2019-06-09

Which Female Marvel Hero Could Lead ABC's Agents of SHIELD Replacement? The still-untitled Walking Dead spinoff casts another young star. The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is going straight to hell next season. Get a glimpse of the beginning of the end for Legion. Plus, new It Chapter Two footage, what’s to come on Amer...
18:42 2019-08-06

Fiona Kolbinger, 24, becomes first female cyclist to win grueling Transcontinental Race Cancer researcher Fiona Kolbinger became the first woman to win the Transcontinental Race (TCR) on Tuesday, cycling a grueling 2,485 miles across Europe in her first-ever bike race....
01:00 2019-08-07

A Cognitive Researcher Explains How Male and Female Brains Aren’t So Different The British cognitive researcher Gina Rippon tells TIME why male and female brains aren’t so different, explored in her book Gender and Our Brains A popular notion has it that a human being’s most important sex organ is the brain. You say...
20:14 2019-09-05

Serena, Osaka top Forbes list of best-paid female athletes Naomi Osaka's Grand Slam title wins at the U.S. and Australian Opens have helped catapult the Japanese tennis player up to second, behind Serena Williams, in Forbes' list https://www.forbes.com/sites/kurtbadenhausen/2019/08/06/the-highest-paid-female...
06:56 2019-08-07

Pioneering female soccer referee Yamashita hoping to inspire Japanese referee Yoshimi Yamashita is hoping her trailblazing work as part of the first all-female trio to officiate a men's match in Asian continental competition last week will encourage girls to feel they can do anything in the game....
19:42 2019-05-21

Cuomo in spat with female Assembly members over paid surrogacy law Gov. Andrew Cuomo singled out three female Assembly members by name Tuesday for holding up a vote to legalize surrogacy contracts that pay a woman for carrying someone's child....
06:42 2019-06-12

The campaign to rename Oakland Airport after a trailblazing female pilot No major US airport is named after a woman. One activist wants to change that, with a campaign to rename Oakland Airport after aviation pioneer Maggie Gee....
20:42 2019-07-17

Ursula von der Leyen Confirmed as First Female President of the European Commission (BRUSSELS) — Ursula von der Leyen was confirmed as the European Commission president Tuesday, becoming the first woman to hold one of the most prestigious positions in the European Union and who will be one of the most prominent faces from the ...
05:28 2019-07-17

ABC teases a Marvel show about a "mostly" new female character, so let's guess what that means Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. is set to wrap up its run on ABC next year with its seventh season, but it sounds like the network isn’t ready to get out of the Marvel game just yet (god bless corporate synergy!). According to a mysterious report from Deadlin...
05:14 2019-08-06

Female directors hope to write a new script for Oscar season As Hollywood’s awards season is kicking off at the Toronto International Film Festival, some hope out this year’s Oscar race plays out differently for female filmmakers...
23:00 2019-09-06

I Am Mother review – all-female Netflix thriller is a solid sci-fi watch Newcomer Clara Rugaard impresses as a girl raised by a robot who finds her life thrown into question when an invader, played by Hilary Swank, arrivesThere are a lot of familiar echoes throughout the Australian-American sci-fi thriller I Am Mother, a ...
20:00 2019-06-07

NBC executives were extremely concerned about the sexual purity of the female Friends In 2019—15 years after the show went out in a blaze of “No, god, don’t get back together with Ross”-ian glory—Friends is held up as one of the great TV success stories of the last generation, a ratings draw so potent that NBC went deep into its own p...
03:42 2019-09-15

Kellyanne Conway describes another ‘catfight’ — this one between two female presidential contenders The White House counselor drew criticism earlier this month after using the term about a dispute between House Speaker Pelosi and four other congresswomen....
22:56 2019-07-24

Wyoming's Governor Allegedly Cussed Out a Female Mayor in a Meeting Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon allegedly swore and physically intimidated Cheyenne Mayor Marian Orr with what she called “profane and misogynistic” behavior in a meeting today, according to Reuters. Both Gordon and Orr are Republicans....
05:00 2019-06-04

'It's latent misogyny': Hare Krishnas divided over whether to allow female gurus The close-knit ascetic movement says only men can become gurus – and conservative devotees are resisting calls to changeThe chanting starts at five in the morning. The windows of the temple room are open and the cries of its congregants drift out int...
13:14 2019-06-04

'There are almost no women in power': Tokyo's female workers demand change Japan has a 27.5% gender pay gap and ranks just 110th in the world for gender equality – but social change is slowly happening Last week, after the actor Yumi Ishikawa’s petition against being forced to wear high heels at the office went viral around...
11:42 2019-06-13

Female Suicide Bomber Kills 6 Including 2 Cops In Pakistan A female suicide bomber killed six people -- including two policemen -- in Pakistan's restive northwest Sunday in an attack claimed by the Taliban, officials said....
16:00 2019-07-21

Armed group abducts nation's leading female politician One of Libya's most prominent female politicians has been abducted from her home in Benghazi by an armed militia, according to her family, and has not been heard from for three days....
13:01 2019-07-21

Nine people killed in attack involving female suicide bomber At least nine people have been killed and 30 others were injured in Pakistan after a complex attack involving a suicide bomber, believed to be a woman wearing a burqa....
12:56 2019-07-21

Lack of abortion access troubles Guam’s 1st female governor HONOLULU (AP) — Lourdes Leon Guerrero vigorously defended abortion rights as she campaigned to become the first female governor of Guam. She won, but now no doctors are willing to perform the procedure she fought so hard to defend. The last abortion ...
08:28 2019-06-07

Ursula von der Leyen elected first female European commission president German minister wins narrow backing of MEPs to succeed Jean-Claude JunckerUrsula von der Leyen has been confirmed as the European commission’s first female president and the first German in the job for more than 50 years.In a secret ballot, MEPs vote...
21:56 2019-07-16

Three subway pervs wanted for groping female riders: cops Police on Wednesday released photographs of three perverts who inappropriately touched females — including two teenagers — in separate incidents while riding on subways through Manhattan....
22:42 2019-06-12

Female squash stars furious after getting vibrators as tournament prize A group of champion female squash players slammed the Spanish tournament they won as sexist after being given vibrators as a prize. The incident took place after the winner of the Asturias Squash Championship 2019, Elisabet Sado Garriga, received her...
17:56 2019-05-22

Thelma Cabrera: indigenous, female and shaking up Guatemala's election The campesino leader is running for president in a country whose indigenous majority is chronically overlooked – and she has a chance of making the runoffAn indigenous campesino woman who pledges to root out racism is hoping to cause a historic upse...
16:00 2019-06-15

Anti-graft crusader sworn in as Slovakia's first female president Anti-corruption campaigner Zuzana Caputova was sworn in as Slovakia's first female president on Saturday, vowing to fight impunity and champion justice in a country shaken by a journalist's murder last year....
16:28 2019-06-15

NASA vows to land first female astronaut on the moon by 2024 NASA has laid out plans for the first woman to set foot on the moon by 2024 as part of a new programme testing technology that will eventually be used on Mars.  ...
18:00 2019-06-17

Mississippi Politician Blocks Female Reporter From Campaign Trip Robert Foster, a state representative, declined to allow a reporter from Mississippi Today to cover a 15-hour trip, saying that photos could be used by opponents “to insinuate an extramarital affair.”...
21:42 2019-07-10

'I reject your hypothesis': Tarantino lashes out at criticism over female actors Director reacts angrily to questions about limited screen time for Margot Robbie in Once Upon a Time in … Hollywood, and violence against female charactersQuentin Tarantino responded sharply to questions about the portrayal of women in his films and ...
15:42 2019-05-22

Pharrell, Adidas Champion Female Empowerment With 'Now Is Her Time' Collection Ageless wonder Pharrell Williams and Adidas are joining forces to spread the gospel of female empowerment with “Now Is Her Time,” a new campaign celebrating the fearless women who are revolutionizing our world....
09:14 2019-08-31

W Series takes next step towards female F1 driver with points move • FIA to award drivers super licence points next season• Leila Lombardi in 1976 is last woman to compete in F1The all-female W Series has taken a major step towards its goal of a woman in a Formula One car with the announcement that from next season ...
12:00 2019-07-18

Lisa Taddeo explores female sexuality and desire in Three Women In the backroom of a doctor’s office in rural Indiana, eight women, a weight loss group, sit around a large mahogany table drinking chardonnay. The conversation has turned to sex. Lina, a mother of two young children, is married to Ed, who hasn’t Fre...
07:28 2019-07-09

US Sex Cult Leader, Who Used Female Slaves, Didn't Break Law: Lawyer The New York man who started a secret society in which female "slaves" were branded with his initials and ordered to have sex with him may have led an unconventional life, but he did not break the......
07:14 2019-06-18

AI female voice assistants reinforce gender bias - UN report Artificial intelligence voice assistants, such as Amazon's Alexa and Apple's Siri, are perpetuating and spreading gender stereotypes, says a new UN report. ...
01:28 2019-05-22

From Thelma and Louise to Animals: how female friendships on screen got real Animals is the latest film to explore women’s lives in a refreshingly realistic way. Why did it take Fleabag and Girls for cinema to realise there is more to a narrative than marriage?When did you last see a film with a friendship between two women t...
16:56 2019-08-02

Autocar names top 100 British female rising stars in the car industry The next generation of female leaders in automotive are recognised today Autocar has revealed the top 100 female rising stars in the car industry, with the list topped by Emma King, an EV pioneer advancing Ford’s electrified plans. The list was comp...
13:14 2019-06-19

Women's World Cup – the best shots by female photographers | Picture essay Our picture editor looks back at a captivating tournament in France through the work of six exceptional female photographersWhile the 2019 Women’s World Cup brought global attention to the talents of the world’s best female footballers, it also shone...
17:14 2019-07-08

'It's long overdue': the first exhibition for Native American female artists In a groundbreaking new exhibition, the often unseen or uncredited works of Native American women are being celebratedWalk into most museums and there might be something missing on the wall labels beside Native American artworks – an Apache dress fro...
08:28 2019-06-13

The best desktops for students We'll be honest, we realize most students will buy a laptop to use at school and call it a day. But opting for a desktop instead isn't the craziest idea, especially if your needs extend beyond standard email-and-Netflixing. Having a more ro...
18:00 2019-07-22

| FIFA organises Iran visit to 'assess preparations' for female fans FIFA said on Wednesday it will send officials to Iran "shortly" to look at the possibility of allowing female spectators into football games in the country....
12:14 2019-09-12

Male Japanese minister says female high heel dress code is ‘necessary’ Japan’s health minister said in response to a petition seeking a ban on requiring women to wear high heels at work that such dress code expectations are “necessary and appropriate” in the workplace....
22:56 2019-06-06

Two female monkeys went to space 60 years ago. One became the poster child for astronaut masculinity Sixty years ago today, a pair of female monkeys made history when they went to space and landed safely — but their story was only just beginning to get weird....
15:28 2019-05-30

Iranian female soccer fan 'blue girl' dies after setting herself on fire An Iranian female soccer fan who faced a potentially lengthy sentence for trying to enter a soccer stadium dressed as a man has died after setting herself on fire a week ago outside a court, a semi-official news agency reported Tuesday....
16:56 2019-09-10

Nude models gather in NYC to protest Facebook and Instagram's female nipple ban An artist commissioned a nude protest in New York City on Sunday which sought to highlight Instagram and Facebook's ban on photos showing female nipples....
03:28 2019-06-03

UN study finds female voice assistants reinforce harmful stereotypes For the record, the appropriate response to being called a slut isn't, "I'd blush if I could." But that's what Siri is programmed to say. According to a report by the United Nations, the fact that most voice assistant are gendered as y...
02:00 2019-05-24

Burrow action: female crickets more attracted to older males – study Mature crickets better at luring females – but struggle to live up to expectationThe sweet singing charms of an old male appear to be irresistible to a younger female – if you are a field cricket in a Spanish meadow.Researchers studying wild crickets...
03:14 2019-05-24

Pierce Brosnan thinks a female Bond would be "exhilarating," so make it so, you cowards Is it more than a little infuriating that we’re still asking whether or not women should be allowed to do things in 2019? Of course it is. However, we’re still dealing with large swaths of fandom that believe a female, Black, or, heaven forbid, a Bla...
17:42 2019-09-09

Female NYPD officer shot, suspect killed on Staten Island A Staten Island cop was struck in the hand and a domestic-violence suspect shot dead during a Tuesday morning shootout, authorities said. After shrugging off a Taser shock, Gregory Edwards squeezed off two shots at officers around 8:45 a.m. on Prince...
21:14 2019-09-17

'Ghosted': GOP abandons female House hopeful despite talk of electing women Before Leigh Brown ran for a vacant House seat in North Carolina earlier this year, she got plenty of encouragement from Republicans in Washington eager to grow the ranks of GOP women in Congress. Then Brown jumped into a crowded Republican primary —...
18:14 2019-05-26

First hijabi officer at New Jersey police department welcomed in first all-female class New officers in Paterson, New Jersey, are breaking historic ground at the first all-female class, including the first city cop to wear a hijab.        ...
21:42 2019-06-12

African female footballers face uphill battle to play 'man's game' Football in Africa is a game some people believe should only be played by men. To avoid parental disapproval, some women have to sneak out of their homes just to play. Players are trolled for their gender, and let's not even mention the gender pay ga...
23:42 2019-06-20

Bondy’s search for a female Kylian Mbappé hots up in suburbs of Paris With the Women’s World Cup in full swing the unofficial search for candidates for future France teams is well under wayIt was on a modest pitch in a northern Paris suburb where the six-year-old Kylian Mbappé began to shine. Long before he became a st...
15:42 2019-06-12

Kenya Lawmaker Charged With Hitting Female Colleague Over Funding Dispute The lawmaker who was hit, a member of Parliament’s budget committee, said she was struck so hard she bled, spurring female colleagues to walk out in protest....
18:56 2019-06-14

Female jihadists are just as 'motivated' to build an Islamic State as men, report concludes Female jihadists are just as dedicated as their male comrades when it comes to bringing to life an “Islamic State,” the European Union’s police agency stated at Europol’s headquarters on Friday when presenting the findings of extensive analysis....
21:00 2019-06-14

Facebook and Amazon back search engine for female movie and ad directors Facebook and Amazon Studios are among the backers of a new website that will help businesses and producers find female photographers, ad and movie directors and editors in an effort to balance up male-dominated creative industries....
18:28 2019-06-20

Saudi director al-Mansour eyes female empowerment in 'The Perfect Candidate' A young Saudi Arabian female doctor seeks to change conservative mindsets in "A Perfect Candidate", a tale of a woman tackling gender-based obstacles while running for local office....
15:14 2019-08-30

Rikers inmates stop fellow prisoner who attacked female guard A Rikers correctional officer was locked in a pantry and attacked by an inmate Wednesday morning — but other prisoners rushed to the woman’s aid, law enforcement sources told The Post on Wednesday. Raphael Davlos allegedly lured the woman...
02:42 2019-06-20

Women's World Cup: Nigerian female footballers kicking against lack of support The national team are ready for the Women's World Cup but footballers in Nigeria still face a battle for recognition, both financially and at home. New sponsorships and changes to the domestic league offer hope....
15:14 2019-06-07

Iran's female fans find soccer buzz in cafes and malls On match days Iran's young female soccer fans cram Tehran's shopping centers and cafes, their faces painted with the Iranian flag and beaming with excitement, as they follow their national team on giant television screens alongside male fans....
05:28 2019-09-18

Making space for female scientists' voices online, in the media and in person At first glance the Wikipedia author gender gap could suggest women are less interested in publishing on the page, as anyone can do it. But a recent study shows female editors regularly face online harassment and abuse....
19:42 2019-06-19

LA County to pay $53M to settle suit over 'nightmare' strip searches of female inmates Los Angeles County has agreed to pay out $53 million to settle a class-action lawsuit in which tens of thousands of female inmates accused jail guards of giving them invasive group strip searches – an occurrence one says left her feeling treated “wor...
21:42 2019-07-17

Hilda, A 2000-Year-Old Scottish Female Druid, Rises From The Grave A Scottish student using a rare Celtic female druid’s skull has recreated her head and face in a 3D wax model.  ...
15:00 2019-08-16

Female journalist told she needs male chaperone to cover politician's campaign Mississippi Republican Robert Foster denied requests from Larrison Campbell to shadow campaign for governor ‘out of respect of my wife’A Republican candidate for Mississippi governor has been accused of sexism after he banned a female political repor...
20:56 2019-07-10

How being a female tech founder prepared this CEO to fight the medical system when she got cancer Leila Janah was diagnosed with a rare sarcoma at the age of 36. She put her entrepreneurial skills to use as a patient, both in getting access to an unapproved drugs and in getting her doctors on the same page....
17:14 2019-07-13

Ex-Uber driver found guilty of raping intoxicated female passenger A former Uber driver was found guilty Thursday of raping an intoxicated female passenger after picking her up from a Pennsylvania casino earlier this year....
05:00 2019-08-17

Amsterdam's first female mayor to crack down on sex worker window displays Amsterdam's first female mayor plans to overhaul the city's red-light district and its window displays, in a bid to protect sex workers from gawking tourists....
00:00 2019-07-05

Russian police caught on camera punching female protester in stomach Protests for free elections in Russia hit a climax this week after a video, which has since gone viral, appeared to show a police officer violently punching a female demonstrator in the stomach following what officials called the largest such gatheri...
15:28 2019-08-14

Natalie Portman to Play Female Thor in Marvel's 4th Film in Franchise Natalie Portman is returning to the Marvel Cinematic Universe as...Thor?! The 38-year-old actress had played the Asgardian god of thunder's love interest and leading astrophysicist......
19:28 2019-07-21

Female activists demand Iranian Supreme Leader Khamenei resign Fourteen women in Iran have released a declaration calling for Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the Islamic country's supreme leader, to step down. Some see the group as the start of a new citizens' rights movement....
18:42 2019-08-16

An 'oasis' for women? Inside Saudi Arabia’s vast new female-only workspaces The kingdom has long been a man’s world, where women have the legal status of children. Do the latest reforms represent progress – or a PR exercise?At the Luna food factory on the south-east outskirts of Jeddah, Mashael Elghamdi sits at her computer ...
14:56 2019-07-20

Study details differences in gene expression among male, female mammals Most of the science looking at gender among mammals has focused on physiological differences, but new research suggests many outward-facing differences -- like height and facial hair -- are rooted in gene expression....
21:56 2019-07-19

NRL's first female referee Belinda Sharpe hopes to inspire future generations Sharpe will take control of Broncos-Bulldogs game‘An historic moment for the game,’ says Todd GreenbergBelinda Sharpe is hoping her historic appointment will inspire a generation of female referees to follow her example and officiate NRL games in the...
09:28 2019-07-16

Chief judge caught berating female cop at City Hall retires A chief administrative judge who was caught on video berating and cursing at a female police officer at City Hall last year has retired, officials said. Fidel Del Valle, commissioner of the Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings, retired this m...
08:00 2019-08-06

Women Are Dying in Car Accidents Because The Only Female Crash Test Dummy Weighs 110 Lbs. For years, it has been reported that women are significantly more likely to be injured in car crashes than men—Jezebel wrote about the phenomenon back in 2011, when it appeared that seat belts were to blame. Most of the women harmed were, to quote US...
19:56 2019-07-19

Female squash competitors 'shocked' after prizes include sex toy, callus remover A group of female squash competitors in Spain were outraged after they were given sex toys, wax and a callus remover as prizes at the Asturias Squash Championship....
01:14 2019-05-23

Bosses force female workers making jeans for Levis and Wrangler into sex Women at factories in Lesotho owned by Taiwanese firm say jobs and promotions in jeopardy if they refuse advances, claims reportWomen producing jeans for American brands including Levi Strauss, Wrangler and Lee have been forced to have sex with their...
01:28 2019-08-17

MIT's female staff members express outrage over Epstein donations in letter More than 60 faculty members called the donations ‘profoundly disturbing’ in a signed letter to the university’s presidentA letter signed by more than 60 of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) leading female faculty members outraged ove...
22:14 2019-09-19

Murder suspect’s dad forced female witness to shower in bleach: cops A New Jersey man forced a woman who witnessed his son commit an alleged murder to strip out of her clothes and bathe in bleach in an effort to destroy evidence, authorities said. Frank Baker, 25, of Bridegton, NJ, was charged with murder in the shoot...
00:01 2019-07-24

Shocking video shows Russian policeman punching female protester “What kind of a scumbag do you need to be to hit a member of the fairer sex,” wrote singer Egor Krid on Instagram Sunday. “I don’t care what she did. This kind of thing just shouldn’t happen.”...
00:28 2019-08-13

'Lady on Fire' by female promise Sciamma sets Cannes ablaze "Portrait of a Lady on Fire", a tender story of an 18th century painter who falls in love with her muse, has set Cannes ablaze, training the film festival's gaze on the work of women artists as the movie industry grapples with issues of gender equali...
14:32 2019-05-21

West Point to graduate record number of black female cadets WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — The class of cadets preparing to toss their caps in the air at the U.S. Military Academy’s graduation ceremony Saturday includes a record number of black women. The 34 women comprise a small slice of the roughly 1,000 ca...
19:28 2019-05-23

Report: Female-sounding voice assistants fuel gender bias AI-powered voice assistants from Google, Amazon, Apple, and others could be perpetuating harmful gender biases, according to a recent UN report. The report, titled “I’d blush if I could” — Siri’s response to provocative queries or flirtatious stateme...
04:56 2019-05-22

'Peep Show with female losers? Bring it on!' – Sam Bain on why comedy needs diversity When he moved to Hollywood, the writer made a decision to think his way into the minds of characters who weren’t white and maleI’m in a huge, fake cavern in a huge, empty warehouse in the huge, boiling New Mexico desert. I’m part of a film crew shoot...
13:56 2019-05-25

Hijab-wearing jockey becomes first female British Muslim to win a competitive race in UK An 18-year-old teenager made history Thursday when she became the first female British Muslim jockey to ride – and win - a competitive horse race in the United Kingdom....
22:56 2019-08-01

Female fruit bats take food from males in exchange for sex, study finds Male Egyptian fruit bats will allow female bats to take food straight from their mouths and scientists believe they know why -- the bats are trading food for sex....
20:28 2019-05-23

Colson Whitehead, an exploration of female desire, and more books to read in July Every month, a deluge of new books comes flooding out from big publishers, indie houses, and self-publishing platforms. So every month, The A.V. Club narrows down the endless options to five of the books we’re most excited about....
15:14 2019-07-02

Country diary: a dowdy female with the vapours gets male moths a-flutter Langstone, Hampshire: Potential mates can detect the emergence of an adult vapourer moth from miles away It was impossible to miss the rusty tussock moth (Orgyia antiqua) caterpillar foraging on my raspberry bush. Its body was dotted with orangey-red...
09:56 2019-08-02

Four people wounded in Los Angeles Skid Row shooting, female suspect at large An armed woman opened fire in the Skid Row section of downtown Los Angeles on Thursday, wounding four people and triggering a hunt for the suspect, police said....
04:28 2019-08-23

GOP campaign tells female journalist she can't shadow candidate without male colleague A female reporter in Mississippi is accusing a Republican gubernatorial candidate of sexism after he refused her request to shadow him on the campaign trail....
23:28 2019-07-10

AP with D-Day vet as he speaks to French students D-Day veteran Ray Lambert told French students he still hears voices when he looks out on the English Channel. AP is following the 98-year-old D-Day vet as he returns to France. Lambert says kids are the key to history never repeating itself. (June 4...
06:00 2019-06-05

Best iPad for Students in 2019 This article originally appeared on iMore and has been inducted into our Back to School guide Most students are on a limited budget, but that doesn't mean that you'll need to skimp out on features. The new iPad Air 3 is the best iPad that a...
22:28 2019-08-01

Best MacBook for Students in 2019 This article originally appeared on iMore and has been inducted into our Back to School guide Most students looking for a new MacBook should pick up the MacBook Air. It's less expensive than other MacBooks, more powerful, and has a bigger displa...
22:28 2019-08-01

The best gaming PCs and accessories for students PC gaming is serious business. This is where video game fans go when they want the highest resolution, lowest latency and most precise experiences available, from first-person shooters to top-down team-based strategy titles and beyond. In a word, PC....
18:00 2019-07-22

G Suite vs Office 365: which is better for students? This article originally appeared on Android Central and has been inducted into our Back to School guide Before deciding on using G Suite or Office 365, first look if you already have free access to one of them as a student through your school. Most s...
07:42 2019-08-31

71% of students would prefer a Mac to a PC – if they could afford one It appears that students in higher education would rather use a Mac than a Windows PC, with 71% of respondents to a recent survey expressing their preference for Apple’s devices.The survey was conducted by Vanson Bourne, a third-party research...
12:28 2019-05-24

Must-have Bluetooth speakers for students under $75 It is difficult for me to choose a favorite from this list of speakers -- but one of these will hit the spot for sure, delivering decent sounds when you are back at college....
14:14 2019-08-20

The best laptops for students in 2019 Each year, laptops are one of the most well-represented categories in our back-to-school gear guide. And for good reason! With the exception of the relative few who prefer desktops, for almost every other student setting foot on campus this fall,......
18:00 2019-07-22

A 'Free' M.B.A. Sometimes Isn't Enough to Lure Students Arizona State’s business school used a $50 million donation in 2015 to bet on a future where its M.B.A. is free. Now, though, the school says even more creative financing is needed to attract students....
04:42 2019-09-05

Arizona Cardinals release Desmond Harrison after strangulation, assault charges on a female Desmond Harrison was released by the Arizona Cardinals after police in Greensboro, North Carolina issued a felony arrest warrant for the offensive lineman.       ...
18:56 2019-07-17

Slovakia’s First Female President, Zuzana Caputova, Takes Office in a Divided Country An anticorruption lawyer, she rode a wave of public disgust to victory. But the ex-prime minister’s party remains dominant, and the far right is emboldened....
11:56 2019-06-15

Hidden Figures Way: Nasa renames street to honor black female mathematicians Headquarters street renamed for pioneering African American mathematicians Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary JacksonNasa, the US space agency, has renamed the street in front of its headquarters Hidden Figures Way, honouring the black femal...
20:14 2019-06-12

Hurricane Dorian recon mission makes history with all-female, three-pilot crew An all-female, three-pilot flight crew conducting a Hurricane Dorian recon mission on Thursday was the first-ever all-female crew to do so for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the agency said....
18:42 2019-08-30

Moscow protests pressuring Vladimir Putin find female standard-bearer Moscow's wave of protests has no leader, but 31-year-old Lyubov Sobol has emerged as one of its most visible protagonists. Instead of participating in a weekend protest, she was detained by police in the Russian capital....
03:00 2019-08-11

Missy Elliott tears up as first female rapper inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame Missy Elliott felt the love back from her musical sisters as she became the first female rapper inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.        ...
16:00 2019-06-14

49ers’ Katie Sowers says NFL team told her it wasn’t ready for female coach Katie Sowers, an offensive assistant coach for the San Francisco 49ers, says she was told during an interview with a different NFL team that it wasn’t ready to hire a woman. “I guess I would say that the honesty that was given to me when ...
01:42 2019-08-14

Mississippi gubernatorial candidate stands by refusal to allow female reporter to interview him alone, which she says is 'sexism' A Mississippi Republican gubernatorial candidate on Thursday stood by his decision to deny a female reporter's request to accompany him on a campaign trip unless she brought along a male colleague, a move that she says amounts to "sexism."...
18:56 2019-07-11

Calvin Klein responds to backlash over Bella Hadid, female robot kiss Calvin Klein has issued an apology after an advertisement featuring supermodel Bella Hadid and internet-famous female robot Lil Miquela kissing and embracing....
23:00 2019-05-21

Lawmaker wants US Navy ship to be named after female service member killed in Syria The first female Navy service member killed in the battle against the Islamic State deserves the “honor” of having a U.S. Navy ship named after her, Sen. Chuck Schumer said Thursday....
20:56 2019-06-14

'Sex-Sorted Semen' Doses For Cows To Ensure Female Calve Birth: Minister Union Minister for Animal Husbandry Giriraj Singh on Saturday said the government plans to introduce "sex-sorted semen" technology to ensure more female calves are born, so as to increase farmers'......
01:00 2019-09-01

Opera star Placido Domingo accused of sexually harassing female singers Opera singer Placido Domingo today denied "deeply troubling" accusations of sexually harassing nine women in alleged encounters dating back three decades....
07:56 2019-08-14

Branson's Virgin Group unveils plan to fund more female-founded start-ups Virgin StartUp — the Virgin Group's non-profit that offers funding and business support to British entrepreneurs — has pledged to fund companies started by men and women equally by the end of 2020....
16:14 2019-08-12

Caroline Lucas calls for emergency female cabinet to block no-deal Brexit Green MP urges 10 top female politicians to form cabinet of national unity to deliver fresh referendum The Green MP, Caroline Lucas, has thrown down the gauntlet to 10 high-profile female politicians over blocking a no-deal Brexit, proposing a cabine...
17:56 2019-08-11

South African police officer arrested following female boxing champ's murder A police officer was arrested after a South African female boxing champion was fatally shot during a car chase in a coastal city, according to local reports....
04:56 2019-09-01

Female drivers feel abandoned by Uber and Lyft after reporting a sexual assault Guardian investigation finds drivers who have experienced range of safety issues say companies offer little to no supportOne month into driving for Lyft around Atlanta, Alicia Dukes was sexually assaulted by a passenger on 21 April after she drove hi...
09:56 2019-06-19

Venezuela's female refugees trafficked at higher rate amid political crisis As the political system of Venezuela continues to collapse, the country’s women and girls seeking asylum are being trafficked at increased rates according to a new report obtained by Fox News....
00:28 2019-08-08

Max Mara's spring/ summer 2020 show devised a wardrobe for a female 007 This was a collection designed to provide its wearer with an armour against everyday life, whether she's battling her commute or kicking ass in the boardroom....
17:28 2019-09-19

Victoria’s Secret was never female-friendly – its shtick was about pleasing men | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett The lingerie brand’s runway show has been cancelled this year – it’s clear women are abandoning its pornified aestheticLingerie brand Victoria’s Secret seems to be having an identity crisis. For the first time since its launch in 1995, its runway sho...
19:14 2019-08-02

Photos from Iraqi jail shows dire conditions of young and female prisoners Photographs from an Iraqi jail that were leaked to Human Rights Watch have revealed extreme overcrowding in cells holding juveniles, female terrorism suspects and their children....
20:42 2019-07-04

Female fan caught sneaking into Iranian soccer match, dies after setting herself on fire Upon learning she could spend six months in prison for dressing as a man to sneak into a soccer match, Sahar Khodayari set herself on fire.        ...
23:42 2019-09-10

Can shifting to a female-focused future overcome Terminator: Dark Fate's bad buzz? After a string of sequels that have failed to hit the mark, James Cameron may be turning to strong women to rescue the franchise. Will it work?The pages of Hollywood history are littered with failed attempts to propel movies towards box office and cr...
05:56 2019-09-13

'I was outraged by the lack of respect' -- The female footballers fighting for change in South America They hadn't stepped foot onto a football pitch for more than two years -- 981 days to be exact -- but Chile's national team made quite an impact on its return....
14:14 2019-05-28

Inside Islamic State: meeting Umm Sayyaf, the most senior female Isis captive Martin Chulov, the Guardian’s Middle East correspondent, tells Anushka Asthana about meeting Umm Sayyaf, who described her role in helping the CIA hunt for the Isis leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. And: Johny Pitts on how an ice bath with pop duo Jedwar...
04:56 2019-06-03

You can build a billion-dollar unicorn and still go on maternity leave. These female CEOs prove it Rent the Runway CEO Jennifer Hyman is out on maternity leave, and 23andMe CEO Anne Wojcicki's due date is nearing. These female leaders of 2019 CNBC Disruptor 50 start-ups are offering broad family-leave benefits to employees....
17:00 2019-05-21

Meet the first all-female team of racing drivers who are taking on the men in the European Le Mans Series The first all-female team to take part in the Le Mans 24 hour race today issued a rallying cry to young women who dream of driving fast cars for a living....
09:42 2019-06-08

Lisa Leslie to Become the 1st Female Athlete to Recieve Statue Outside of the Staples Center in Los Angeles The Star Plaza outside of the Staples Center in Los Angeles is about to get a little more crowded, as two-time WNBA champion Lisa Leslie is set to become the first female athlete to be honored with a statue outside of the arena....
02:28 2019-09-06

Restaurant owner sexually assaulted female worker — who then told his wife: cops A Florida restaurant owner groped a female employee, who then told the man’s wife about the alleged attack, police said. Anthony Sirica, who owns Old Jailhouse Restaurant in Sanford, was arrested after a female general laborer told police she was hel...
20:14 2019-05-29

I’m a Retired Female Astronaut and I Can’t Understand the Obsession With ‘Gender Diverse’ Space Crews On Tuesday August 21, Vice President Pence chaired the sixth meeting of the recently revived National Space Council, a group originally chartered in 1958, disbanded in 1993 and then revived under the current administration to help chart the direction...
01:56 2019-08-29

YouTube 'vanlifer' Jennelle Eliana blazes trail for solo female travellers Lo-fi videos about life on the road also fill blindspot travel industry has in catering for women of colourThe YouTube channel of a 21-year-old woman who lives in a van with her pet snake Alfredo is at the centre of a debate about race, travel and ge...
20:14 2019-09-13

Ohio teacher allegedly touched dozens of female first-graders inappropriately, prosecutor says A former Ohio gym teacher was indicted on dozens of charges after he was allegedly caught on surveillance video touching dozens of first-grade girls inappropriately during class....
21:42 2019-06-19

For female vets, sex assault in military boosts odds of lasting sexual pain (Reuters Health) - Military women who are sexually assaulted may be at an especially high risk of developing lasting sexual pain, a U.S. study suggests....
02:14 2019-06-12

Female banker wins gender bias case after witch's hat left on desk Stacey Macken claimed she was paid significantly less than male colleague at BNP ParibasA City banker has won a gender discrimination case after alleging she was paid hundreds of thousands of pounds less than a male colleague and was the victim of a ...
22:42 2019-09-11

Vote for the Woman Because She’s a Woman In February, Nevada became the first state in the country with a female-majority legislature. By June, with the help of the state’s Democratic governor, there were stronger laws ensuring equal pay for women, tougher penalties for domestic viole...
15:42 2019-08-22

The best note-taking apps for students Every student needs a good note-taking system. The human brain, after all, can only store and retain so much information. There's nothing wrong with relying solely on pen and paper (and if that's your preference, go for it!). But if you...
22:00 2019-07-24

The Londoner: Balliol students bid to ban Boris In today's diary: Balliol students bid to ban Boris | Cerys Matthews reveals her death by chocolate recipe | Social-Media marketing agency that ran PM's campaign for Downing Street is hiring | Samira Ahmed signs up for shifts on the Today programme...
14:14 2019-09-11

The type of teacher most likely to be remembered by their students Late night hospital visits, class cookouts in the mountains and horse rides dressed as Shakespeare – these are just some of the best memories Americans have of their favorite teachers, according to a new survey. Americans owe a lot to their teachers:...
02:28 2019-07-23

The best credit cards for college students These 5 credit cards can help students without a lot of credit history get on the right track for financial success.       ...
23:42 2019-07-22

Best PC gaming controllers for students on the go in 2019 This article originally appeared on Windows Central and has been inducted into our Back to School guide When you're not spending countless hours studying, it's time for a little fun. If you want play some video games in your downtime and no...
03:00 2019-08-07

Auto jobs still appeal to students A recent study found that among values would-be workers say they want in a future employer, trustworthiness, a strong reputation and a history of innovation topped the list. That's hard to come by if your company's younger than the iPhone....
02:14 2019-08-07

The audio gear we recommend to students A life without music is a pretty dull one. Obviously, you need to make sure you're ready for the school year with some solid headphones, a decent pair of speakers and something good to listen to. There's an overwhelming number of choices ou...
18:00 2019-07-22

The apps and software we recommend to students Please enjoy this guide to the best creative and productivity apps for students, just one part of our larger 2019 back-to-school guide. In addition to top picks in 11 categories -- everything from laptops to smartphones to gaming and dorm gear -- we....
03:56 2019-08-17

The best consoles, games and accessories for students The life of a student isn't all taking notes, writing essays and broadening horizons. Sometimes, you just want to blow off some steam. And for some of us, that means loading up a new game (or an old familiar one) and transporting yourself elsewh...
18:00 2019-07-22

The best smartphones, tablets and smartwatches for students New school year, new gear. Maybe you're due for an upgrade, or maybe you broke your phone over summer break, or maybe you just want a new toy. Either way, you might be looking to refresh your slate of devices before heading to campus. For the mo...
18:00 2019-07-22

The best creative and productivity apps for students So you've picked out a shiny new laptop, tablet or phone to take with you to school this year. Well, it's nothing without some apps. Your hardware may come with the basics, but there's a whole world of tools for creating things, gettin...
18:00 2019-07-22

Best security accessories for students in 2019 This article originally appeared on Android Central and has been inducted into our Back to School guide When you send your kids off to school, it can be hard not worrying about them. Someone might stop them on their walk, or their bike might get stol...
01:14 2019-09-18

Best phone grips for students in 2019 This article originally appeared on Android Central and has been inducted into our Back to School guide School is a dangerous environment for most tools and tech, but none more so that phones. Phones are essential items in a phone, always in arm&apos...
07:42 2019-08-31

Best laptops for engineering students in 2019 As an engineering student in 2019, you’re going to need one of the best laptops for engineering students that’s both powerful to handle all of your coursework and flexible enough to handle some entertainment in your downtime. Most impor...
21:14 2019-08-18

"No Better Time To Be Young Than Now": PM To Students In Bhutan Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asked the "brightest minds" of Bhutan to work hard and take the Himalayan nation to great heights. "There is no better time to be young than now," said PM Modi as he......
09:42 2019-08-18

Odisha To Shut 1,000 Schools Having Less Than 10 Students Close to 1000 schools having less than 10 students on the roll will be shut down in Odisha to tackle the teachers'' shortage issue, the government said on Sunday....
21:56 2019-06-23

More than 20 Mississippi students hospitalized in bus crash MCCARLEY, Miss. (AP) — A bus has fallen onto its side on a busy Mississippi highway, causing more than 20 high school students to be hospitalized. Mississippi Highway Patrol spokesman Sgt. Ronnie Shive told The Greenwood Commonwealth that one student...
02:28 2019-06-18

UA students carjacked at gunpoint, speak out TUCSON – A boyfriend and girlfriend just moved into their University of Arizona apartments. A date night that was supposed to be fun, turned into a nightmare at gunpoint. “I normally park my car across the street because there is free par...
16:00 2019-08-21

Back to school: Best laptops for students As the new semester rolls around, students will need to secure a laptop for their everyday needs and studies. Here are some of the best laptops on offer....
23:00 2019-08-16

College Students Can Now Get Sirius XM for $4 a Month If you’re currently enrolled in a college or university, then Sirius XM has a deal for you. The satellite radio company is offering students the ability to get its Premier Plan for $4 a month, $9 off its traditional price of $13....
07:00 2019-08-24

BMW X7 pick-up truck designed by students News 5 Jul, 2019 Based on BMW's flagship SUV, the X7 pick-up features a teak-lined load bed and seating for five adults (plus one motorcycle)...
12:14 2019-07-05

Here are the majors students should study in college So, you want to study something in college that’ll actually pay off with a good-paying job? This has become a hot topic in this space. Here are the top five fields of study from a new survey by Bankrate.com, which takes into account salary for new hi...
08:42 2019-08-29

Two students go missing from city schools Two students went missing from city schools Friday morning, police said. Junior Parker, 21, who suffers from autism, slipped out of the Stuyvesant HS at about 8:45 a.m. while attending a program there, cops said. A flurry of police cars, helicopters ...
06:56 2019-05-25

New mural on the eastside created by students TUCSON – Murals are popping up all over Tucson. A new one is in the works on the east side and it is different than the others. This mural in the works at Palo Verde Pool and is being created by students. They are also getting paid for their wo...
09:56 2019-07-11

Grotesque tragedy unlikely to shame Fifa into action over Iran’s ban on female fans | Marina Hyde Toothless urgings followed the death of Sahar Khodayari, who – faced with prison for trying to watch football – set herself on fireThe grim tragedy of Sahar Khodayari once again forces Fifa to pick the most expedient version of itself. Is it an organ...
15:14 2019-09-18

Dark Phoenix's Sophie Turner and Jessica Chastain Want to Normalize Strong Female Characters With Game of Thrones' Sansa Stark and X-Men's Jean Grey, Sophie Turner is known for playing roles that empower women. In X-Men sequel Dark Phoenix, she turns that up to 11, as her......
03:42 2019-05-23

In Iraqi holy city, row over female violinist at soccer match shows social rift The match should have been cause for young Iraqis to celebrate. Their national team beat Lebanon 1-0 in the first competitive international hosted by Iraq for years in the holy city of Kerbala, complete with an opening ceremony of music and dance....
13:28 2019-08-07

Rihanna tops Forbes' list of wealthiest female musicians with eye-popping $600 million Rihanna has accumulated a $600 million fortune with her multi-hyphenate career, according to the latest Forbes list.        ...
19:42 2019-06-05

‘The Arc of History Is Bending Back.’ New Study Shows How Girls Around the World View Female Leaders A new report published Tuesday reveals that 9 out of 10 girls around the world believe that female leaders suffer widespread discrimination and sexual harassment. Produced by child rights organization Plan International in partnership with the Geena ...
19:00 2019-06-04

Calvin Klein apologizes to LGBT community for ad of Bella Hadid kissing female robot Calvin Klein is apologizing after the fashion label came under fire for a video campaign showing Bella Hadid kissing female robot Lil Miquela.        ...
21:28 2019-05-21

Marvel reveals MCU ‘Phase 4’ plans: female Thor, Blade, Shang-Chi, Doctor Strange and more Following 'Spider-Man: Far From Home' — the Phase 3 ending of the Marvel Cinematic Universe — Marvel has just announced 11 more projects, starting with a 'Black Widow' film....
03:14 2019-07-23

Opinion: Messages matter, and teams in World Cup final send good one with female coaches For only second time since the World Cup began in 1991, both teams in the final will have a female coach: Jill Ellis and Sarina Wiegman.       ...
15:28 2019-07-07

Female tennis fan caught taking cheeky snap of topless Feliciano Lopez at US Open Feliciano Lopez impressed many on Monday evening by knocking no.26 seed Taylor Fritz out of the US Open, though perhaps few more than one female fan....
15:28 2019-08-27

Chicago recruiter accidentally emails Asian-American female jobseeker racist phrase The email was intended for Brian Haugh, the president of Chicago Search Group. Its sender has since apologized to Connie Cheung.        ...
04:28 2019-07-02

Jets' first female coach Collette V. Smith on surviving rape and seeking to inspire It was only after Colette Smith debuted as a Jets coaching inter in 2017, that she realized her true calling as a motivational speaker.       ...
05:14 2019-06-18

Mississippi GOP candidate responds to 'sexism' claims, says public can 'perceive' things when man alone with female reporter A Mississippi gubernatorial candidate responded to sexism claims from a female reporter who he informed couldn't shadow him unless another person accompanied them....
07:28 2019-07-12

Inside Marvel's Long Road to Finally Putting a Female Superhero Front and Center Welcome to the MCU, Carol Danvers. It's been waiting for you. With the arrival of Captain Marvel this past March, the 21st film in the wildly successful Marvel Cinematic Universe made......
21:00 2019-07-20

Swiss court bars intersex female runner Caster Semenya from 800 at world championships Caster Semenya won't defend her 800-meter title and compete in the world track and field championships after a Switzerland court reversed its ruling.       ...
01:01 2019-08-01

Sally Rooney’s ‘sensuous lips’: why male book critics diminish female writers A critic’s praise of Sally Rooney’s looks has prompted a storm of mockery on Twitter. But she is far from the first woman to be undermined by a distracted male journalist“A startled deer with sensuous lips”: what comes to mind? A hellish phantasm of ...
21:42 2019-08-12

After female candidate’s defeat in N.C. primary, Liz Cheney says GOP needs to improve recruiting, winning votes of women The top-ranking female House Republican was speaking one day after Greg Murphy bested Joan Perry to win the GOP nod for a House seat in North Carolina....
19:56 2019-07-10

South Korean politician ripped for telling female nominee she's failing country by not having kids A male South Korean politician has drawn a sharp rebuke from his female colleagues after he told a nominee for a top economic post that she is “failing to fulfill her duty to the nation” by being single and not having kids....
21:28 2019-09-05

British lawmaker suspended after video shows him violently grabbing female protester by the neck A British lawmaker was suspended Friday by Prime Minister Theresa May’s office after video appeared to show him violently removing a protester from an event the previous night....
00:28 2019-06-22

Ruth Bader Ginsburg offers praise to Brett Kavanaugh for hiring all-female staff Liberal Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had kind words to her new conservative colleague, Justice Brett Kavanaugh, for his inclusivity of women in the highest court of the land. ...
06:14 2019-07-04

38 former students sue Yeshiva University over alleged sex abuse After years of failed attempts to sue Yeshiva University, 38 former students who say they were sexually abused by three rabbis and other school staff decades ago can now seek justice under the Child Victims Act. The victims say while they attended al...
20:00 2019-08-22

Huawei is No. 1 place Chinese students want to work The long-running US campaign against Huawei may be starting to hurt its business but it hasn't damaged the tech company's reputation among Chinese students looking for work....
17:14 2019-06-20

Even community colleges are too expensive for low-income students Lyric Young’s financial experience in community college was luckier than most. Yet she is now struggling to afford to continue her education at a public four-year college. Young, who lives in Manhattan, was part of the City University of New York’s A...
22:56 2019-06-03

Venezuela frees judge, journalist, 20 students: U.N Venezuela has released 22 prisoners including the emblematic cases of judge Maria Afiuni and journalist Braulio Jatar, a senior U.N. official said on Friday....
14:14 2019-07-05

NASA Invites Students to Name Next Mars Rover Red rover, red rover, send a name for Mars 2020 right over! NASA is recruiting help from students nationwide to find a name for its next Mars rover mission....
21:28 2019-08-28

When the A.I. Professor Leaves, Students Suffer, Study Says After losing top professors, college students are less likely to create artificial intelligence start-ups and get less venture funding, the research says....
03:28 2019-09-07

San Miguel High School students out in the workforce TUCSON – At News 4 Tucson we love to teach future journalists the ways of the industry and we are happy to welcome a new member to our intern team, Jason Bailey! Bailey is a freshman at San Miguel High School. This is part of the school’s...
07:56 2019-07-20

Lawmaker wants all NY students to learn about hate symbols A Long Island politician will unveil legislation tomorrow that would require all New York state school children to be “educated regarding the meaning of swastikas and nooses as symbols of hatred and intolerance.” The bill, sponsored by state Sen. Tod...
12:00 2019-08-13

Venezuela releasing judge, journalist, 20 students - U.N. Venezuela is releasing 22 people, including judge Maria Afiuni and journalist Braulio Jatar, a senior U.N. official said on Friday, and an opposition lawmaker called for more releases....
20:42 2019-07-05

My mother never gave up on my brother. Because of her, I never give up on my students. My actress mom believed her severely disabled son would get better until he died at 44. I've carried that lesson through 3 decades of teaching teens.        ...
14:32 2019-05-21

Jennifer Hudson embraces Parkland students At the Pulitzer Prize awards ceremony where she honored Aretha Franklin, Jennifer Hudson met students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. (May 29)        ...
15:14 2019-05-29

China warns students: Be careful if studying in US The Chinese Ministry of Education has warned students to be careful if studying in the United States -- the latest sign of deteriorating relations between the two countries....
15:14 2019-06-03

How students are learning about 9/11 at Sky Islands High School TUCSON – Wednesday morning, Sky Islands Public High School held a presentation for students to learn more about the history of the September 11 terrorist attacks. Lucas Bogard, a teacher at the school, says he has a very clear memory of exactl...
15:00 2019-09-12

Back to school: The desktops we recommend for students Please enjoy this guide to the best desktops for students, just one part of our larger 2019 back-to-school series. In addition to top picks in 11 categories -- everything from laptops to smartphones to gaming and dorm gear -- we went big on tips and....
22:28 2019-08-01

Boy beat up at school as other students watched and videotaped it FLORIDA (NBC News) – A boy was beaten up as his fellow middle school students in Florida watched and videotaped the incident, police and school officials said. The student who appears to strike the victim in the video is under investigation for...
01:28 2019-09-16

How students are learning about 9-11 at Sky Islands High School TUCSON – Wednesday morning, Sky Islands Public High School held a presentation for students to learn more about the history of the September 11th terrorist attacks. Lucas Bogard, a teacher at the school, says he has a very clear memory of exac...
04:42 2019-09-12

‘I broke down’: new law will let students take mental health days Move aims to change the culture surrounding mental health at a time when suicide is the second leading cause for death among 15-to-34 year oldsOn a Saturday evening at the beginning of her senior year in high school in north-western Oregon, Lori Ridd...
23:00 2019-08-26

Stanford students' robot dog does backflips for (relatively) cheap Robots with dog-like talents are nothing new, but it's not exactly practical to buy one that can do more than the basics. The new Aibo is cute, for instance, but not very athletic. A group of Stanford students might have a better solution. They&...
14:56 2019-05-21

The Debate About Ethnic Studies for California Students Monday: The new curriculum could devolve into a political scrum, while still being great for engaging students. Also: Kamala Harris’s fund-raising turning point....
18:14 2019-08-19

The California city where students with disabilities are 'segregated' In the Sacramento city school district, nearly half of students with disabilities are separated from peers. A lawsuit claims the district is violating federal lawStephen’s teachers started sending him to the separate room when he was in first grade.N...
15:56 2019-09-19

Bath Co. Students Test Out Solar Race Car SPARTA, Ky. (LEX 18)– Students at Bath County High School tested out their solar race car at the Kentucky Speedway Friday. Some of them aren’t even old enough to drive a car, but they certainly can build one. The car is the result of a 24...
01:14 2019-06-22

What Chinese Students Abroad Really Think About Hong Kong While the battle lines seem clearly drawn, views are often less absolute and loyalties not so predictable. On Australian campuses, this uncertainty is producing a deepening anxiety....
09:00 2019-09-16

TFD: Students exposed to chemical after spill on TUSD bus TUCSON – Emergency crews have responded to a chemical exposure after a vial spilled on a Tucson Unified school bus near Dodge Road and 24th Street Friday afternoon. According to TUSD officials, about 20 children may have been contaminated in co...
04:28 2019-09-14

Over 30 USC students probed in college admissions scandal More than 30 students at the University of Southern California are under investigation for their ties to the mastermind behind the sweeping college admissions scandal, according to a new report. The 33 students identified in USC’s own probe — a...
04:28 2019-07-19

Students Take to the Streets for Day of Action on Climate Change Hundreds of thousands of students led a wave of rallies around the world to pressure governments to commit to tougher measures against climate change at the United Nations next week....
19:14 2019-09-20

Extra-mural studies: why students should not look away from uncomfortable art The case of George Washington high school in San Francisco is mirrored by the covering of harsh images in Harlem. But such images must be seenEven urging a “truer history”, Paloma Flores, a member of California’s Pitt River tribe, questions the valid...
13:56 2019-05-26

Google's Chromebook App Hub for students and teachers is live We can argue about the merits and flaws of Chromebooks all day long, but one thing is clear: They've found a strong foothold in the education market. Indeed, today Google is announcing that more than 30 million Chromebooks are in use by students...
15:42 2019-06-19

Survey reveals students’ hopes and fears about sex A survey of people aged 18 to 25 found that women are more interested in the quality of their sexual encounters, while men are more focused on quantity...
17:14 2019-07-10

Ask Engadget: How can students score free A/V software? The support shared among readers in the comments section is one of the things we love most about the Engadget community. Over the years, we've known you to offer sage advice on everything from Chromecasts and cameras to drones and smartphones. I...
15:28 2019-08-10

PM's New Outreach To Minorities: Scholarships For 5 Crore Students The Narendra Modi government has set a new target - to give out scholarship worth Rs 5 crore for the education of minorities over the next five years. Various scholarships - for before and after......
16:42 2019-06-11

Manzo Elementary students clean up after being hit by vandals TUCSON – The greenhouse at Manzo Elementary is on the road to recovery after it was vandalized during the Fourth of July weekend. Manzo Elementary School’s ecology department lost more than 100 pounds of tilapia in the incident. In addition, several ...
22:14 2019-08-07

How college students today go against everything universities stand for A mob loops a noose around a century-old statue, drags it down with triumphant whoops, then stomps and spits on the twisted metal. A screaming crowd surrounds a lone man and targets him for their abuse. Packs of grim enforcers stalk the night, armed ...
00:00 2019-09-01

Students in Hong Kong Strike on First Day of Classes Tens of thousands of students in Hong Kong participated in a widespread strike by boycotting their first day of classes Monday. They joined hundreds of thousands of other protesters who have been calling for democracy and government accountability ov...
06:28 2019-09-03

Depression, anxiety rising among U.S. college students (Reuters Health) - Suicidal thinking, severe depression and rates of self-injury among U.S. college students more than doubled over less than a decade, a nationwide study suggests....
20:56 2019-08-29

To Help Cops Respond Better To Attacks, These US Students Shoot At Them On a Friday afternoon in April, Texas State University freshman Kendyl Cutshall stopped by a research facility near campus to shoot a police officer for class credit. Inside a simulated classroom......
00:56 2019-07-10

Students found safe after disappearing from NYC schools Both students who disappeared Friday from their respective New York City schools have been found safe, police said Saturday. Junior Parker, the 21-year-old autistic man who disappeared from lower Manhattan’s Stuyvesant High School, where he had...
21:28 2019-05-25

Billionaire pledges to pay off Morehouse students’ debt Billionaire investor Robert Smith surprised graduating students at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, by using his speech at Sunday's commencement ceremony to pledge to pay off the student loan debt of the entire class of 2019....
18:28 2019-05-21

Arizona teacher may have been grooming other students for sex, report says Brittany Zamora was scheduled to be sentenced for molesting her 13-year-old student after pleading guilty. Records provide more details of the abuse.        ...
23:42 2019-07-10

UK students stripped of visas over cheating accusations Around 34,000 international students were plunged into illegality after being accused of cheating on an English language test. Some gave up and returned to their home countries. Others found themselves stuck in Britain....
20:42 2019-06-12

Bus with international students catches fire, no injuries A coach bus carrying 20 international students visiting Tufts University caught fire on Route 128 North in Burlington, Massachusetts. Nobody was hurt. (July 11)        ...
12:56 2019-07-11

FIFA-backed students sent out to help run world sports It's the Swiss finishing school preparing hundreds of post-graduate students to lead, manage and litigate world sports       ...
09:28 2019-07-19

Green Fields students searching for new school TUCSON – Parents and students picked up their transcripts and said their goodbyes, Monday. Now they are scrambling to find the next best fit. After nearly 85 years and thousands of students, a well known Green Fields school has closed its doors...
07:28 2019-07-16

Edinburgh Fringe Festival: Female performers reporting harassment and unwanted sexual behaviour, union says Female performers at the annual Edinburgh Fringe Festival have reported being sexually harassed and assaulted while out promoting their shows, the actor's union says....
07:56 2019-08-24

Doin’ It for the Vine: The Iconoclast Dinner Experience Brings an All-Female Chef Roster to Martha’s Vineyard It’s no secret that we’re huge fans of the Iconoclast Dinner Experience here at The Glow Up; after all, in addition to being a crew of foodies, The Root is one of its media partners. But one of the truly special things about this traveling culinary e...
06:28 2019-08-01

Jeffrey Epstein accusers' lawyer says financier abused female visitors while on work release from jail An attorney for several accusers of Jeffrey Epstein said Tuesday that the wealthy financier had “improper sexual contact” with “female visitors” while he was on work release during his earlier jail time....
03:56 2019-07-17

First She Inspired A Generation Of Young Female Football Fans. Now Steph Houghton Is Taking On Period Poverty As the captain of the Lionesses, Steph Houghton led England all the way to the semi-finals of the Women's World Cup. She talks to Vogue about her next goal, tackling period poverty in the UK...
10:56 2019-08-08

Intersex female runner Caster Semenya signs with professional South African soccer team Caster Semenya, a two-time Olympic gold medalist and an intersex athlete, signed with South African team JVW Football Club, she announced on Friday.       ...
20:42 2019-09-06

Female African coders ‘on the front-line of the battle’ to change gender power relations: UN chief Young female African coders are “on the front-line” of the battle to change traditionally male power relations and bring about a more equitable balance between men and women, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said during his visit to Ethiopia to ...
14:31 2019-05-21

Cardi B Claps Back After Jermaine Dupri Calls Today's Female Rappers "Strippers Rapping" Cardi B has a few words for Jermaine Dupri. After the 46-year-old artist likened today's female rappers to "strippers rapping," the "Bodak Yellow" star took to social......
21:01 2019-07-12

China is warning students of risks of studying in US during trade war BEIJING — China warned students and academics on Monday about risks involved in studying in the United States, pointing to limits on the duration of visas and visa refusals, amid a bitter trade war and other tension between the two countries. R...
22:56 2019-06-03

After Warning, US Universities Worry At Possible Loss Of Chinese Students China's warning Monday about the "risks" to students of coming to the United States could pose a major challenge for U.S. higher education because China is the largest source of international......
06:56 2019-06-04

Students: Know the rules of the road before your Uber or Lyft summer gig Driving for Uber or Lyft could be an ideal way for college students to earn some summer cash. Here are some rules of the road they should know first.       ...
18:14 2019-06-13

Students face prosecution over 'Doc Holiday' sick notes German prosecutors are mulling action against university students suspected of using sick notes that were illegally issued. Dozens of examinees quit a test midway through — later citing uncannily similar health reasons....
07:14 2019-06-06

In China, Where ‘Education’ Is Indoctrination and ‘Students’ Are Muslim Detainees Seven days of reporting in the Xinjiang region undermine the government’s claim that it’s winding down its network of detention centers. ‘Graduates’ are still being churned out....
03:00 2019-08-10

Germany most popular non-English-speaking country for students Germany has become the most popular country in the world for foreign students in the non-English-speaking world. A new study released by two academic services found that students were attracted by better prospects....
18:42 2019-08-16

Quarter of district's Hispanic students were absent the day after ICE raid More than 25% of a Mississippi school district's Hispanic or Latino student population missed classes a day after immigration authorities rounded up hundreds of undocumented workers at food processing plants in the state, a school superintendent said...
22:28 2019-08-09

School district to randomly test some students for nicotine A Nebraska school district will test students for nicotine, amid a growing “epidemic” of e-cigarettes in one of its schools. Fairbury Public Schools, a three-school district of roughly 930 students about 50 miles southwest of Lincoln, approved the me...
18:00 2019-06-18

Noise Pollution Could Be Setting Students of Color Up to Fail When kids are in school, they need a fair amount of peace and quiet to succeed. Literally. Noise is a health hazard, according to the World Health Organization. And a recent study shows how students of color are more likely to face high exposure to r...
00:28 2019-06-18

Pearson Hack Exposed Data on Thousands of Students Pearson, the British maker of educational software, is warning school districts that a far-reaching data breach has exposed details on thousands of students, chiefly in the U.S....
03:14 2019-08-01

UK's Pearson notifies thousands of U.S. students of data breach British education company Pearson Plc on Thursday said it has notified customers of a data breach that resulted in unauthorized access to about 13,000 school and university accounts, mainly in the United States....
06:14 2019-08-01

Students graduating in these states are drowning in loan debt 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the average student debt among borrowers of the class of 2017 to identify the states where students graduate with most debt.       ...
14:14 2019-07-20

Arizona’s rural schools lose thousands of students PHOENIX (AP) – Schools in 10 of Arizona’s 15 counties have together lost more than 10,000 students in the past decade. Meanwhile, the Arizona Republic reports that school enrollment in the state’s most populous county has risen by o...
01:14 2019-06-17

UA law students help create website to curb eviction problem TUCSON — Antonio Coronado hopes the new web tool https://hellolandlord.org/ will be a cyber middleman “It’s the beginning of the conversation, it’s opening the door of that conversation,” he said. Coronado is one of the ...
05:42 2019-07-01

CDC says teen vaping surges to more than 1 in 4 high school students More than one in four high school students in the U.S. use e-cigarettes as teen vaping rates surged to yet another record despite efforts to control the epidemic, according to new federal data....
19:28 2019-09-12

Dance Moms Returns: Where Are Abby Lee Miller's Students Now? For Abby Lee Miller's most beloved students, the beat goes on long after livin' on the dance floor. Back in the summer of 2011, Lifetime premiered a reality show that followed the......
14:14 2019-06-04

Bama tracking students to check 4-quarter stays An app that utilizes location tracking through a new phone application monitors when Alabama students enter Bryant-Denny Stadium for games -- and when they leave....
08:28 2019-09-14

China Warns Students, Academics Of Risks Of Studying In US China's education ministry urged students and scholars planning to visit the United States to more carefully evaluate the associated risks, state media said....
12:28 2019-06-03

Meet the Students Fueling Hong Kong’s Protests: ‘We May Die’ Antigovernment protests have raged all summer, aided by student activists. How will they be heard after they go back to school? Here’s what they told us....
16:28 2019-08-22

Baltimore schools’ mission: Help students cope with trauma BALTIMORE — When she transferred to a new K-8 school two years ago, Tinazsha Johnson was in deep distress. The Baltimore sixth grader was crushed by the death of her mother. Her father was in and out of lockups. She’d witnessed searing violence...
21:56 2019-07-31

14 more rejected students sue universities, mastermind of admissions scheme Fourteen more students whose applications were rejected by schools tied to the college admissions scandal have filed a class-action lawsuit.        ...
02:28 2019-06-19

Students graduating in California town torched by wildfire Sean Newsom's senior year of high school started with typical teenage pranks, like sticking a cup to the roof of his car with magnets just to mess with people as he drove around his small town in the Northern California mountains....
18:56 2019-06-06

Police: 3 students had thousands of fentanyl pills on campus PHOENIX (AP) — Police in a small city on the U.S.-Mexico border say three students have been arrested for possessing fentanyl pills on campus, including one who had over 3,000 pills with her. San Luis, Arizona, police say two 18-year-old girls and a ...
21:42 2019-06-06

College students talk about how they protect themselves against on-campus assaults (KPNX) – A number of groping incidents on Arizona State University’s Tempe campus are being reported in recent days as alarming new research shows that sexual assaults on college campuses peak as the fall semester starts. There’s ev...
01:42 2019-09-10

Indian students, tourists ordered to leave Kashmir Hundreds of Indian visitors and students are fleeing Indian-controlled Kashmir after the government ordered tourists and Hindu pilgrims visiting a Himalayan cave shrine “to curtail their stay” in the disputed territory, citing security concerns...
23:42 2019-08-03

Oregon approves ‘mental health days’ for students Oregon students will be allowed to take “mental health days” off from school, just as they would sick days, under a new bill signed by the governor. The bill would allow excused school absences for mental or behavioral health and is a victory for you...
12:28 2019-07-22

UK students left open to university phishing attacks Many of the UK's top universities could be putting students at risk of cyberattack by failing to implement proper online security, new research has warned.Only one of the UK's top 20-ranked universities was found to have adequate protection...
14:14 2019-08-05

Why do 3 million students struggle to keep up with homework? They don't have internet In what has become known as the "homework gap," an estimated 17% of U.S. students do not have access to computers at home.       ...
03:42 2019-06-11

College students think they learn less with an effective teaching method Enlarge (credit: US Dept. of Education) One of the things that's amenable to scientific study is how we communicate information about science. Science education should, in theory at least, produce a scientifically literate public and prepare those ...
11:00 2019-09-05

Students are still using tech to cheat on exams, but things are getting more advanced Whether it's a smartphone, earbuds or an Apple Watch, students are using tech to cheat in class. Here's how teachers try to stop it.       ...
07:00 2019-08-17

Counting Of Votes For JNU Students' Union Polls Begins The counting of votes for the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) polls began on Saturday after an 11-hour delay due to a deadlock between the students and the administration, the......
12:56 2019-09-07

Homeless in College: Students sleep in cars, on couches when they have nowhere else to go With many college students saying they've been homeless, schools, lawmakers and community groups are trying to take on the crisis.       ...
17:56 2019-06-10

Watch: Students help create world's largest jute bag An eco-friendly shopping bag company teamed up with a marketing agency and elementary school students to break the Guinness record for the world's largest jute bag....
21:28 2019-07-05

Drama teacher accused of recording students as they got undressed HERNDON, Va. — Police now say a northern Virginia drama teacher in jail on child-pornography charges recorded multiple students in states of undress at the school. Initially Fairfax County Police said they had no evidence that Herndon High School stu...
10:56 2019-06-20

MP Students Seen Washing Utensils In Drain Water After Mid-Day Meal After a food department team's surprise inspection at a government primary school in Madhya Pradesh's Khandwa district revealed suspected use of animal fat for preparing mid-day meals, yet another......
17:42 2019-08-29

NYPD won’t arrest students for low-level offenses in schools Police will stop arresting or summonsing Big Apple students “whenever possible” for a host of crimes — such as boozing, smoking pot and vandalism — in city schools, as part of a sweeping change to NYPD policy set to be announced Thursday, according t...
22:00 2019-06-20

Tripping grad students over and over for science (and better prosthetic limbs) Prosthetic limbs are getting better, but not as quickly as you’d think. They’re not as smart as our real limbs, which (directed by the brain) do things like automatically stretch out to catch ourselves when we fall. This particular “...
23:42 2019-06-20