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Opinion: Strict US anti-abortion laws harm women

A fierce debate is raging in the US over whether women should have the right to terminate pregnancies. The opposition to abortion is driven by misogyny, hypocrisy and ignorance of the facts, says DW's Christina Bergmann....

Opinion: Strict US anti-abortion laws harm women

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Alyssa Milano Calls for Sex Strike to Protest Strict Abortion Laws Actress Alyssa Milano ignited social media with a tweet Friday night calling for women to join her in a sex strike to protest strict abortion bans passed by Republican-controlled legislatures. The former star of “Charmed” and “Melro...
20:48, 05/11/2019

'Women will die': how new abortion bans will harm the most vulnerable Women of color and poor women will be disproportionately affected by new restrictions across the US, opponents sayOn the floor of the Alabama state senate this week, a robotic voice read nine pages of legalese that would define a new reality for wome...
07:16, 05/19/2019

'We're not going to play': Will a player boycott save women's hockey ... or harm it? More than 200 of the world’s best players say they won’t play in North America. They hope that their actions will usher in a better era for the gameLast week an estimated 200 women’s hockey players took part in a social media blitz, issuing a stark s...
03:16, 05/06/2019

Opinion: Jill Ellis puts lot of weight in experience in choosing roster for Women's World Cup Of the 23 US Women's World Cup players, 12 were on the squad that won the title in 2015. Of 11 newcomers, 7 have 30 or more national team appearances        ...
14:48, 05/02/2019

Alabama governor signs strict abortion ban into law Alabama Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday signed a bill to ban all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in the latest bid by political conservatives challenging the landmark 1973 Supreme Court decision that established a woman's rig...
16:16, 05/15/2019

Utah prosecutor says he won’t enforce strict abortion law SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The chief prosecutor in the county with Utah’s only two abortion clinics says he won’t enforce a new law banning most procedures after 18 weeks. The decision announced Tuesday by Democratic Salt Lake County District ...
12:48, 05/15/2019

After Alabama OKs strict anti-abortion bill, Missouri could be next Alabama's passage of the nation's strictest abortion bill is the latest bid by states in the South and Midwest to stake out a legal challenge on a highly emotional, and controversial topic.        ...
11:32, 05/15/2019

To control blood sugar, set strict meal times A small study has found that men who are at risk of diabetes could benefit from following a time-restricted diet, which can improve blood sugar control....
07:16, 05/02/2019

Germany aims to use strict law to improve work conditions in Africa Unfair wages, exploitation or child labor. When German companies do business with African countries, human rights sometimes fall by the wayside. Berlin wants to change that....
10:16, 05/10/2019

Alabama Senate delays vote on strict anti-abortion bill Alabama's state Senate on Thursday delayed until next week a vote on the strictest abortion bill in the United States after disagreement arose on the Senate floor about whether to allow women impregnated by rape and incest to have a legal abortion....
10:16, 05/09/2019

Lindsey Graham proposes strict immigration bill amid border crisis Sen. Lindsey Graham debuted a new immigration bill on Wednesday to tackle the "perfect storm brewing at the border," taking aim at Central American migrants who he says have relied on immigration loopholes for too long....
16:00, 05/15/2019

How Some Generic Drugs Could Do More Harm Than Good For the 16 years that Dr. Brian Westerberg, a Canadian surgeon, worked volunteer missions at the Mulago National Referral Hospital in Kampala, Uganda, scarcity was the norm. The patients usually exceeded the 1,500 allotted beds. Running water was onc...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Charcoal toothpaste may do harm and not much good (Reuters Health) - Charcoal toothpaste may be having a moment as a go-to brightening and whitening tool, but some dentists say these products might actually damage tooth enamel and make cavities more likely....
17:48, 05/16/2019

Peanut allergy immunotherapy may actually do more harm than good Treatments intended to desensitise people to peanuts had shown promise in tests, but an analysis suggests they may make dangerous allergic reactions more likely...
10:32, 04/28/2019

Huawei to challenge U.S. export sanction which it says will harm America Huawei Technologies said on Thursday it will challenge a decision by the U.S. Commerce Department to add the Chinese company to a export blacklist, warning the decision "will do significant economic harm to the American companies with which Huawei do...
10:32, 05/16/2019

China Warns US Against 'Harm' to Trade Ties Over Huawei Ban China warned the United States on Thursday against further harming trade ties after President Donald Trump effectively barred Chinese telecom giant Huawei from the US market and put it on a blacklist....
10:16, 05/16/2019

U.S. tariffs against Airbus would harm Delta: airline official U.S. imposition of tariffs against the European Union over aircraft subsidies would cause "serious harm" to Delta Air Lines since the U.S. carrier is already under contract to buy several billion dollars worth of Airbus aircraft, a senior airline off...
09:32, 05/15/2019

U.S. tariffs against Airbus would harm Delta - airline official U.S. imposition of tariffs against the European Union over aircraft subsidies would cause "serious harm" to Delta Air Lines since the U.S. carrier is already under contract to buy several billion dollars worth of Airbus aircraft, a senior airline off...
09:16, 05/15/2019

Social media, self-harm and suicide. How can parents help kids help a friend? When my daughter's friend posted about self-harm online, I felt a bit helpless. I knew to report the post, but to whom and how quickly? I also wanted to help my own child process this....
11:00, 05/15/2019

Senators claim FCC’s 24GHz 5G auction could harm weather forecasts Two U.S. senators are accusing the FCC of rushing one of the key 5G millimeter wave auctions past objections from important prior users: meteorologists.Read More...
13:32, 05/15/2019

Maxine Waters Rips Ben Carson, HUD for 'Actively Causing Harm' Ben Carson’s stint as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development has been marred by questionable conduct, his piss poor work ethic and an unprecedented degree of incompetence, but Congresswoman Maxine Waters is about to make things a lot worse for hi...
18:00, 05/21/2019

Homophobic remarks by Brazil's president could harm tourism industry Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's comment that the country must not become a "gay tourism paradise" sparked fears that LGBTQ people will avoid traveling to the country, fearing the possibility of violence, according to advocates and industry repre...
09:32, 04/28/2019

Apple failed to close off a big antitrust threat, but it probably won't feel the harm for years The Supreme Court ruled in Apple Inc. v. Pepper that consumers do have the standing to sue Apple, and it opens up a major antitrust threat to Apple's App Store business....
10:32, 05/13/2019

Raise taxes on firms that harm nature, OECD tells G7 countries Report calls for change of priorities and culture to avert catastrophic biodiversity lossGovernments need to ramp up investment in nature restoration and raise the tax burden on companies that degrade wildlife, according to recommendations made to th...
11:16, 05/07/2019

Mauricio Pochettino confident Tottenham's red card implosion will not harm Champions League chances vs Ajax Mauricio Pochettino insists that Tottenham's struggles against Bournemouth will not have a negative impact on their chances of reaching the Champions League Final....
08:48, 05/04/2019

International Women's Day: Empowering more women decision-makers ‘essential’, says Guterres Under the theme “Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change”, the United Nations hosted its flagship event celebrating International Women’s Day on Friday to recognize unsung women from across the world, and encourage innovation to transform lives...
09:48, 04/28/2019

Successful women meet at the Association of German Women Entrepreneurs conference Prejudices against female managers are just one of many topics discussed at the annual meeting of the Association of German Women Entrepreneurs. Even the German Chancellor came to learn more about women in business....
01:16, 05/18/2019

US women's soccer star Alex Morgan talks fight for pay parity ahead of Women's World Cup Soccer star Alex Morgan is an Olympic gold medalist, Women's World Cup winner, and one of Time magazine's 100 most influential people of 2019 but her most challenging battle is for pay parity in the sport she loves to play....
12:16, 05/03/2019

Boy who flicked cheese at pupil with allergy 'did not mean to cause serious harm', inquest told A schoolboy who flicked a small piece of cheese at a teenage pupil, causing a fatal allergic reaction, did not mean to cause serious harm, an inquest heard....
14:48, 05/10/2019

Colombia's Avianca says bankruptcy of Avianca Brasil causing 'reputational harm' Colombia's Avianca Holdings SA said on Monday it is experiencing "reputational harm" from its association with Avianca Brasil, an air carrier that licenses its name and has canceled over 1,000 flights amid a bankruptcy restructuring....
11:32, 04/29/2019

The US Urgently Needs New Genetic Privacy Laws The laws governing DNA data in the US are patchy and incomplete. Yet people keep putting their DNA on the internet, compromising everyone's genetic anonymity....
07:16, 05/01/2019

Poker In Red Dead Online Is Not Available Everywhere Due To Regional Laws Red Dead Online’s latest update was filled with some fan requested features and items, like ponchos and new missions. But the activity that most fans were excited to try out was poker. Unfortunately, depending on where you live you might not be able ...
13:00, 05/18/2019

A New Retirement Risk: Unclaimed Property Laws Unclaimed property laws could represent a big risk to retirement savers that put their investments on auto-pilot. Additionally, property abandoned through the escheatment process could result in penalty and other taxes even though the owner was unawa...
05:10, 05/01/2019

At abortion clinics, new laws sow confusion, uncertainty HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Abortion providers say the flurry of recent state laws restricting abortion has emboldened protesters and left patients confused. Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi and Ohio have passed laws that prohibit abortion when a fetal hea...
09:00, 05/21/2019

New tax laws take a toll on home sales in Connecticut CNBC's Diana Olick reports from Greenwich, Connecticut, where those trying to sell their million-dollar homes are taking serious losses as new tax laws slash values....
19:16, 04/28/2019

Switzerland votes on changing gun laws to fit with EU rules Voters must decide whether to accept new EU gun laws, including tighter controls for semi-automatic weapons. Switzerland risks dropping out of Europe's open-border Schengen area if the referendum is rejected....
03:16, 05/19/2019

‘Heartbeat’ Laws Could Ban Most Abortions Across Deep South A clinic escort, left, speaks to a driver and patient while an abortion protester attempts to hand over some reading material outside the Jackson Women’s Health Organization clinic in Jackson, Miss., Wednesday, April 10, 2019. The clinic is the...
12:16, 05/11/2019

Environmental laws waived for border barriers TUCSON – The United States government is moving forward with building barriers along the southern border in Arizona and California. The Department of Homeland Security recently waived 41 laws to help make that possible. Some say this will negat...
05:16, 05/18/2019

Klobuchar goes off on restrictive abortion laws: 'This is dangerous' Presidential hopeful Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., did not mince words when she took aim at new abortion laws in Republican-led states, and promised to take action to counter such measures if she wins in 2020....
09:16, 05/19/2019

Switzerland votes in referendum on tighter gun laws Supporters of greater restrictions say Swiss rules need to line up with EU’sSwiss voters are casting ballots in a referendum to decide whether to enact new restrictions on guns and line up with other countries in the European visa-free travel zone wh...
07:16, 05/19/2019

Blockstream’s new ‘Bitcoin ICO’ platform is handy – but you still need to know the laws The blockchain infrastructure firm that sent a Bitcoin satellite into space is launching a platform to allow businesses to offer security tokens on the Liquid Network. Blockstream announced the launch of “Liquid Securities” earlier today at CoinDesk’...
08:32, 05/15/2019

Swiss voters favor tightening gun laws Swiss voters overwhelmingly voted to bring the country's gun laws into line with EU legislation. The country's government had warned a 'No' vote could sour relations with the EU....
20:00, 05/19/2019

The Latest: Swiss voters appear set to back tighter gun laws GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on Switzerland’s referendum on tightening Swiss gun laws (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Swiss media are reporting that early exit polls show voters have approved a measure to tighten Switzerland’s gun laws, bringin...
04:00, 05/19/2019

UK wants to curb fake news and cyberbullying with new internet laws The UK government plans to make social media firms legally take responsibility for their users and safety, as well as the content that appears on their services...
10:00, 04/28/2019

Why won’t the U.S. change its gun laws? New Zealand’s Jacinda Ardern says: ‘I do not understand.’ “Australia experienced a massacre and changed their laws. New Zealand had its experience and changed its laws. To be honest, I do not understand the United States," Jacinda Ardern said in an interview....
04:48, 05/15/2019

Trump to propose overhaul of immigration laws: official U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday will propose an overhaul of immigration laws that would favor applicants who speak English, are well educated and have job offers, a senior administration official said....
14:32, 05/15/2019

Questions surface as states pass abortion laws As multiple states pass laws banning many abortions, confusion is swirling about what exactly that means for women. (May 17)        ...
16:32, 05/17/2019

Explainer: China changes laws in trade war with U.S., enforcement a concern China has been changing laws to address U.S. concerns about fair treatment of foreign companies, but with some vague wording and persistent concerns about enforcement, it is unclear if this will leave Washington satisfied....
07:16, 05/07/2019

German government defends planned immigration laws Angela Merkel's government presented its long-awaited draft immigration law to the Bundestag — and got plenty of criticism from all political sides in return. Reforms to attract skilled workers aren't enough for some....
14:16, 05/09/2019

How Trump's Immigration Plan Would Have Affected His In-Laws' Prospects President Donald Trump's proposed plan to overhaul the U.S. immigration system would have made it more difficult for his in-laws to migrate to the United States....
10:48, 05/17/2019

Jacinda Ardern 'does not understand' why US has failed to toughen gun laws New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said she does "not understand" why the United States has not passed stronger gun laws in the aftermath of mass shooting events....
09:48, 05/14/2019

Social media giants are not taking Canadian laws seriously: MPs Politicians are increasingly concerned that social media giants have become so big, powerful and rich that they are effectively above the law in a small country like Canada....
08:48, 05/12/2019

Laws must protect, ‘not reject’ says UNAIDS chief on Zero Discrimination Day Discriminatory laws and practices that bar access to health and other services must be changed, the United Nations agency leading the fight against HIV/AIDS said on Friday, Zero Discrimination Day....
14:16, 04/28/2019

Qualcomm Violated Antitrust Laws, U.S. Judge Rules A federal judge found that the chip-making giant charged cellphone makers “onerous” fees for the use of its patents. The company said it would appeal the ruling....
07:00, 05/22/2019

'I Do Not Understand The United States': Jacinda Ardern On Gun Laws New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said that she does "not understand" why the US has not passed stronger gun laws in the aftermath of mass shooting events....
22:00, 05/14/2019

Swiss voters approve tighter gun laws, lining up with the EU Swiss voters have approved a measure to tighten the Alpine nation’s gun laws, bringing the country in line with many of its European partners despite the objections of local gun owners...
14:00, 05/19/2019

Wisconsin, Illinois sued over transgender name-change laws Attorneys are suing Wisconsin and Illinois over laws that forbid transgender individuals from changing their names if they have certain criminal convictions....
16:00, 05/01/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro signs decree easing gun laws President Jair Bolsonaro is loosening Brazil's strict gun laws with a new decree, delivering on a campaign promise to make it easier for Brazilians to buy guns and ammunition....
02:16, 05/08/2019

Corporations, events face boycott threats over U.S. abortion laws Companies operating in Alabama and Georgia, ranging from Toyota to Netflix, as well as an Alabama music festival faced boycott threats on Friday after the states passed near-total bans on abortion....
12:32, 05/17/2019

Trial set to begin in case targeting Virginia abortion laws RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A trial is set to begin in a lawsuit filed by women’s health groups seeking to overturn restrictions on abortion providers in Virginia. The lawsuit is among legal challenges filed in at least a dozen states over what aborti...
05:00, 05/20/2019

Surge in pressure on NI abortion laws in wake of Alabama ruling Britons outraged over Alabama's near-total ban on abortion are channelling their anger into attempting to change Northern Ireland's own restrictive rules - where women can face life in jail for aborting a pregnancy....
23:16, 05/17/2019

Nintendo pulls two mobile games in Belgium due to loot box laws Nintendo is pulling two of its popular mobile games in Belgium due to the nation's anti-gambling laws aimed at loot boxes. Fire Emblem Heroes and Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp will be removed from app stores on August 27th, according to an announ...
20:00, 05/21/2019

Connecticut delegation proposes new federal safe gun storage laws More than a year after a teenager killed himself with a loaded gun in Connecticut, Congress will consider a bill requiring guns be stored safely and away from children....
13:48, 05/21/2019

Swiss Vote to Tighten Firearms Laws to Align With E.U. Rules Swiss voters agreed on Sunday to tighten the country’s gun laws in order to comply with European Union legislation that came into force following terrorist attacks in Paris and elsewhere....
10:48, 05/19/2019

Should guns be seized from those who pose threats? More states saying yes to red flag laws More and more states are passing red flag laws to take away guns from someone who is suicidal or an imminent threat. But a federal law isn't likely.        ...
10:32, 05/01/2019

Husic says Labor is committed to reforming Australia's encryption laws Shadow Minister for the Digital Economy Ed Husic has reminded voters of his party's tech-related plans, including its commitment to tweaking Australia's encryption laws....
00:00, 05/14/2019

Towing guide 2019: UK laws, licences, costs and tips Tips & advice 29 Apr, 2019 From tips for towing a caravan across the UK to help getting your towing licence, our towing guide explains all...
03:00, 05/02/2019

Some States Seek To Close Loopholes In Marital Rape Laws COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Witches were still being burned at the stake when Sir Matthew Hale came up with his legal theory that rape could not happen within marriage. The 17th century English jurist declared it legally impossible because wedding vows imp...
13:32, 05/04/2019

'I do not understand the United States': NZ PM Jacinda Ardern on US gun laws – video New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern has expressed her bafflement at the United State’s inability to change their gun laws after so many mass shootings. While speaking with CNN, Christiane Amanpour asked whether other countries might learn from ...
03:00, 05/16/2019

1 year after Santa Fe shooting, Texas shuns tougher gun laws AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A year after a high school mass shooting near Houston that remains one of the deadliest in U.S. history, Texas lawmakers are on the brink of going home without passing any new gun restrictions, or even tougher firearm storage law...
03:48, 05/17/2019

Thousands take to Hong Kong streets to protest new extradition laws Tens of thousands of people marched on Hong Kong's parliament on Sunday to demand the scrapping of proposed extradition rules that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial - a move which some fear puts the city's core freedoms at ris...
09:48, 04/28/2019

Drug laws must be amended to ‘combat racial discrimination’, UN experts say At every stage of the criminal justice system, people of African descent around the world are discriminated against, including death sentencing for drugs-related crimes, United Nations human rights experts said on Thursday, calling on Member States t...
14:16, 04/28/2019

Four men arrested under terror laws over shooting of journalist Lyra McKee Four men have been arrested by detectives who are investigating the death of Lyra McKee, who was shot in the head while watching riots on Londonderry's Creggan estate last month....
09:16, 05/09/2019

Brunei death penalty moratorium applied to new Shariah laws Brunei’s sultan says a moratorium on capital punishment is in effect for new Shariah criminal laws including stoning people for gay sex and adultery that sparked an outcry...
21:16, 05/05/2019

New Zealand's Jacinda Ardern 'does not understand' why US has failed to toughen gun laws New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said she does "not understand" why the US refuses to pass tough gun laws in the aftermath of mass shooting events....
07:00, 05/14/2019

Tighter gun laws approved by voters in Switzerland, a country known for gun traditions The Federal Chancellery said provisional results showed nearly 64 per cent of voters nationwide agreed to align with European Union firearms rules adopted two years ago after deadly attacks in France, Belgium, Germany and Britain....
17:32, 05/19/2019

Chilean Goalkeeper Boner Proves You Should Never Tempt The Laws Of Physics Goalkeeper boners come in all shapes, sizes, and crookedness, but sometimes, you just can’t compete with physics, as Club Deportivo Palestino goalie José Ignacio González found out on Tuesday night....
17:48, 05/09/2019

2020 contender Kamala Harris calls for ban of 'right to work' laws Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., indicated on Saturday that she would use the "bully pulpit" to fight "right-to-work" laws, describing them as an attack on workers' rights....
12:00, 04/28/2019

Victim group says UK's revenge porn laws aren't working The UK's move to treat revenge porn as a specific crime was supposed to catch perpetrators who'd otherwise slip through the cracks, but that doesn't appear to have worked out in practice. The Revenge Porn helpline has collected police...
23:32, 05/19/2019

Missouri becomes the latest US state to move to restrict abortion laws Missouri's Republican-led Senate has passed a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy, just days after Alabama signed in the strictest abortion laws in the US....
02:32, 05/17/2019

Joe Biden evoked Jim Crow when discussing current voting laws. He’s not wrong. Some recent changes in voting laws led by those in President Trump's party appear to be having effects that mirror that period of legalized discrimination....
12:00, 05/06/2019

Kellyanne Conway: Democrats 'have to stop pretending that they want to reform our immigration laws' On “Fox & Friends” on Tuesday Counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway talked about a "big immigration package,” addressed President Trump's opinion on Special Counsel Robert Mueller potentially testifying before Congress and responded to backlash...
12:16, 05/07/2019

Voters in Switzerland approve stronger gun control laws by nearly two-thirds despite resistance Switzerland's public broadcaster said more than 63% of voters nationwide agreed to align with European Union firearms rules adopted two years ago.        ...
13:00, 05/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Corporations, events face boycott threats over U.S. abortion laws Companies operating in Alabama and Georgia, ranging from Toyota to Netflix, as well as an Alabama music festival faced boycott threats on Friday after the states passed near-total bans on abortion....
13:48, 05/17/2019

Regulator says complaints against doctor calling for stricter gun laws are politically motivated Dr. Najma Ahmed, who treated victims of a fatal mass shooting in Toronto last summer, received a letter from the complaints committee of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario that said it wouldn't be taking any further action over the mat...
14:32, 05/15/2019

Extreme abortion laws shine light on Trump's courting of religious right Evangelical backing for a thrice-married celebrity is not as odd as it seems: on abortion, the supreme court and more, the president keeps deliveringAfter bowing his head in prayer, Donald Trump addressed faith leaders in the sunshine of the White Ho...
00:32, 05/13/2019

Alex Rodriguez bathroom photo highlights permissive privacy laws Former Yankees slugger snapped through apartment windowLawyers seek photographer but legal recourse uncertainNew York’s liberal privacy laws are under scrutiny as lawyers for the retired baseball star Alex Rodriguez try to track down the photographer...
15:16, 05/18/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for sex strike as protest over Republican abortion laws Actor provokes storm with call to regain ‘bodily autonomy’GOP-held legislatures in quest to overturn Roe v WadeThe actor Alyssa Milano ignited a social media storm with a call for women to join her in a sex strike, to protest against strict abortion ...
21:32, 05/11/2019

Senator Warren calls for federal laws protecting abortion access U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren on Friday called for overhauling federal law to ensure that women continue to have access to abortion amid efforts in states like Alabama and Ohio to enact bans on the procedure....
05:48, 05/17/2019

Alabama latest in series of states passing restrictive abortion laws Alabama became the latest state to send a controversial abortion ban to the governor's desk, as advocates on both sides of the abortion debate prepare for a Supreme Court decision that could overturn Roe v. Wade....
11:32, 05/15/2019

Alibaba founder Jack Ma boasts that China doesn’t have ‘rules and laws’ for the internet Alibaba founder Jack Ma said lack of regulation has helped China succeed in tech while berating Europeans for being worried about the future.Read More...
14:00, 05/20/2019

Canada accuses Facebook of breaking privacy laws, promises to take the company to court Canadian regulators on Thursday found that Facebook committed "serious" breaches of local laws over its mishandling of users' personal information, announcing they would take the company to court to force it to change its privacy practices....
10:32, 04/28/2019

Swiss Voters Opt to Tighten Gun Laws in Measure That Tested Nation’s Shooting Traditions (GENEVA) — Swiss voters on Sunday approved a measure to tighten the Alpine nation’s gun laws, bringing the country in line with many of its European partners despite the objections of local gun owners, Swiss media reported, citing officia...
10:32, 05/19/2019

Alyssa Milano called for a ‘sex strike’ to protest anti-abortion laws. It didn’t go over well. "Until women have legal control over our own bodies we just cannot risk pregnancy," Alyssa Milano tweeted. "JOIN ME by not having sex until we get bodily autonomy back."...
16:00, 05/11/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for a sex strike to protest anti-abortion laws, gets slammed on Twitter Alyssa Milano is calling on her followers to join her in a sex strike to protest anti-abortion laws – and the response has been mostly negative.        ...
11:48, 05/11/2019

The Federal Government has waived environmental laws in order to build barriers along the U.S. Mexico border The Federal Government has waived environmental laws in order to build barriers along the U.S. Mexico border. The department of homeland security waived dozens of laws to build or replace barriers at the border. New barriers will go up at Organ Pipe ...
00:00, 05/15/2019

Ontario to overhaul laws around combat sports like mixed martial arts, aims to attract more fights Combat sport laws in Ontario are set to be overhauled in what the government says is an effort to draw more high profile events to the province and bolster athlete safety....
08:48, 05/12/2019

Opinion: How the Volkswagen ID 3 got its name Volkswagen's eagerly-anticipated first bespoke electric model ditches the brand's long-held naming traditions for good reason So it turns out that three really is the magic number - at least as far as Volkswagen is concerned. After much anticipation...
14:00, 05/08/2019

Opinion: Dyson car hardly looks like a gamble Proven success in other markets has given the brand expertise in electric motors that should prove vital to car development Never let it be forgotten that Dyson makes a hair dryer that costs £299 – when you can buy something that’s supposed to do th...
23:48, 05/08/2019

Opinion: How important is a car's nationality? Brum brum: Defender production is leaving the Midlands The new Land Rover Defender will be built in Slovakia but can still be seen as a British icon It’s official: the new Land Rover Defender will be built in Slovakia, and not Solihull.  That won’...
08:16, 05/02/2019

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18:00, 05/01/2019

Opinion: Human rights come first When it comes to drafting a constitution, the concrete details aren't what's important. What matters is the underlying concept of humankind, which confers dignity on every human being, writes Alexander Görlach....
22:16, 05/16/2019

Opinion: Not your grandparents' Europe Europe has come a long way over two generations, but it's not yet where it needs to be. The EU needs to reform its unequal voting system and give citizens true political voices as Europeans, argues DW's Cristina Burack....
13:16, 05/21/2019

Opinion: Think twice about outrageous CEO retirement pay Daimler chief Dieter Zetsche is just the latest to have his retirement pay package highlighted. Though modest by international standards, these payoffs reward mediocrity and must come to an end says DW's Timothy Rooks....
05:16, 05/22/2019

|OPINION:IfRamaphosachoosesSAoverANC,itmaybegoodforboth Having helped carry the ANC across the finish line in elections earlier this month, despite South Africans’ impatience with the party’s persistent corruption, President Cyril Ramaphosa will now need to lead his party toward greater reform....
03:00, 05/18/2019

Opinion: Red roses for mom, red cards for the right Mother's Day isn't just about flowers and family, but also feminism and the continuing struggle for women's equal rights. The movement can't let the holiday be co-opted by right-wing populists, writes Astrid Prange....
07:48, 05/12/2019

Trump insists he's 'strongly pro-life' while joining Republicans in speaking out against extreme aspects of recent anti-abortion laws Reuters President Donald Trump has distanced himself from restrictive abortion laws that don't allow for exemptions in cases of rape or incest. Though he didn't name specific policies, anti-abortion laws have dominated discussion in Alabama, Georgi...
20:48, 05/19/2019

Alyssa Milano is holding a sex strike to fight back against changing abortion laws. Here's the history behind the controversial method of protest. Rich Fury/Getty Images Alyssa Milano took to Twitter on Saturday to call for a sex strike in protest of recently-changed abortion laws across the country. "Until women have legal control over our own bodies, we just cannot risk pregnancy," Milano sa...
23:16, 05/11/2019

Opinion: US-Iran escalation a threat, but war unlikely The world is on edge over heightened tensions between the US and Iran. But that doesn't mean military confrontation is imminent, writes Rainer Hermann of the German daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung....
12:32, 05/12/2019

Opinion: Will Monsanto be Bayer's undoing? Another heavy blow has been dealt to German company Bayer. The firm was ordered by a US court to pay compensation in yet another glyphosate-related case. Bayer needs to act swiftly, say DW's Henrik Böhme....
04:16, 05/14/2019

Opinion: Two all-English finals? Be careful what you wish for... Liverpool and Tottenham in the Champions League final, Arsenal and Chelsea in the Europa League final. Is it all a question of money and do German teams need to spend more to keep up? No and no, writes DW's Matt Ford....
05:16, 05/10/2019

Opinion: Wait, why are we still doing sports drafts at all? Annual amateur drafts are so deeply embedded in U.S. professional sports culture that we rarely stop to think about how dumb they are.        ...
09:00, 05/16/2019

Here's a better way for pro-lifers to win the battle for public opinion Thanks to advances in scientific imagery, neonatal medicine, and contraception development, the pro-life movement is more poised than ever to shift evenly-split opinion in its direction. But grandstanding, such as the Alabama bill that would forbid r...
13:00, 05/15/2019

Opinion: Strongmen with weak economies Trump, Putin, Erdogan, Orban — are all "strong leaders" who boast that they are fostering economic dominance. The truth, says Alexander Görlach, is that their countries are in decline....
22:00, 05/01/2019

Opinion: Land Rover could win at electrification Can the SUV manufacturer emerge from a tumultuous period as a frontrunner of mainstream electrification? Land Rover’s plan to restore sales and fiscal health over the next few years – and set itself on the right low-carbon road – sounds plausible, g...
02:00, 05/13/2019

Opinion: Will Rockets-Warriors series go down as one of the greats? The Western Conference semifinal series is back in Oakland Wednesday with the Rockets and Warriors tied at 2-2.        ...
10:48, 05/08/2019

Opinion: Hurricanes keep finding a way as they go up 3-0 on Islanders in second round The Carolina Hurricanes are on the verge of the conference finals as they took a 3-0 series lead on the New York Islanders with a win Wednesday night.        ...
21:48, 05/01/2019

Opinion: Austria's far-right show their true colors The audacity and arrogance of Austria's far-right led to their premature undoing. DW's Barbara Wesel sees the FPÖ scandal as a warning for conservatives willing to enter alliances with the far-right....
20:48, 05/18/2019

Second opinion on DJI Osmo Action, the GoPro killer A second take on a quick review shows settings that have too many options and can't be read well in bright sunlight. But camera offers many great features.        ...
21:48, 05/20/2019

Opinion: Here's how Zion Williamson could go wrong in the NBA The NBA draft lottery Tuesday will set who gets the No. 1 pick a chance to take Zion Williamson or trade him depending on a team's evaluation of him.        ...
11:32, 05/13/2019

Opinion: Should the Eurovision Song Contest be politicized? Orthodox rabbis and pro-Palestine activists are fiercely critical of the Eurovision Song Contest this year in Israel. But most people just want to enjoy the music and have fun. Bernd Riegert reports from Tel Aviv....
01:16, 05/18/2019

Opinion: The exciting season the Bundesliga needed The Bundesliga season is over, and although Bayern Munich have won the title for the seventh consecutive time, DW's Jonathan Harding thinks this has still been a season for the ages....
10:32, 05/18/2019

Opinion: Eurovision demonstrates the power of empathy This year's Eurovision Song Contest entries varied from a call to action to end capitalism to pure party songs. The winner won on a personal note, says DW's Rick Fulker....
20:48, 05/18/2019

Opinion: Warriors look like champions once again after ousting Rockets On a night when they looked as vulnerable as ever, the Warriors showed their championship mettle to get back to the Western Conference finals.        ...
01:16, 05/11/2019

Opinion: Houston, we have a problem. But do the Rockets know how to solve it? The Western Conference semifinals offered perhaps the best opportunity for Golden State to be beaten in the postseason since the 2016 NBA Finals.        ...
09:16, 05/11/2019

Opinion: Suppressing religion is about power, not faith Those who prevent believers from practicing their faith and destroy places of worship are usually concerned with something quite different than merely the fight against a religion, writes Alexander Görlach....
15:32, 05/06/2019

Opinion: You may not like it, but disqualifying Maximum Security was the best call Maximum Security was the best horse in the Kentucky Derby, but deserved the stewards' disqualification, columnist Tim Sullivan writes.        ...
09:32, 05/05/2019

Opinion: Bayern Munich do not look like Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich hold a four-point lead in the title race, but DW's Davis VanOpdorp doesn't think they're playing like champions. That's troubling with two tough matches against Leipzig and Frankfurt left to play....
21:48, 05/04/2019

Opinion: The magic of 'Robbery' will be impossible to recreate A dynamic duo and organic brand, Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben's legendary era with Bayern Munich will end this summer. 'Robbery' did more than just shape a decade of dominance in Bavaria, writes DW's James Thorogood....
12:00, 05/05/2019

Opinion: Are Warriors better without Kevin Durant? It's more complicated than that With Durant sidelined for Game 1 of the Western Conference finals, Steph Curry and the Warriors looked more like champions than they have all season.        ...
16:16, 05/15/2019

Opinion: 3 proposals for a sustainable strengthening of press freedom May 3rd is World Press Freedom Day - but in 2019, freedom of the press continues to have a hard time. Still no reason to bury your head in the sand, says Ines Pohl, DW's editor-in-chief....
02:00, 05/03/2019

Opinion: The Caster Semenya verdict is 'wrong and demeaning' Champion sprinter Caster Semenya has lost her appeal against regulations limiting testosterone levels in certain women's athletic events. DW's Zipporah Nyambura takes issue with the ruling....
06:32, 05/04/2019

Opinion: Horse racing needs to be saved before it ceases to exist As the Triple Crown season approaches, horse racing is under the microscope following the recent deaths of 23 horses at Santa Anita.        ...
06:32, 05/03/2019

Opinion: Redskins top pick Dwayne Haskins seems to be plotting the right course Washington last won a Super Bowl in 1991, and the team has reached the playoffs only six times since. Stability at quarterback has proved more scarce.        ...
11:32, 05/13/2019

New far-right party seen entering Danish parliament: opinion poll A new Danish far-right party that wants Islam banned and hundreds of thousands of Muslims deported could win seats in Denmark's parliament in an upcoming election, an opinion poll showed on Monday....
04:48, 05/06/2019

Opinion: Bundesliga title race better than Premier League's With three of the big five leagues won, only the English and German champions remain unknown. DW's Matt Pearson says the twists and turns at the Bundesliga summit make it more exciting than the Premier League race....
13:00, 05/11/2019

Opinion: Hurricanes need to change goalies now if they want to save their season The Hurricanes trail the best-of-seven conference final 2-0, and they need to make a goalie change now or risk seeing their season end.        ...
13:00, 05/14/2019

Sam Pitroda's 1984 Comment "Not The Opinion Of The Party", Says Congress Lacerated over the comments of its top leader Sam Pitroda on the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, the Congress today distanced itself from "remarks made by any individual" and cautioned its leaders to be......
06:32, 05/10/2019

Opinion: Istanbul election re-do is a death knell for democracy Turkey's electoral authority has given in to presidential pressure: Istanbul's mayoral election will be rerun — and overseen largely by his henchmen. One thing is sure, says DW's Erkan Arikan: Turkish democracy is dead....
16:16, 05/06/2019

Opinion: Josh Rosen, Dolphins both win out in trade with Cardinals Josh Rosen will get a chance to prove himself for a young team, while the Dolphins obtained a low-risk, high-reward option at quarterback.        ...
10:16, 04/28/2019

Opinion: Hamas' and Israel's short but confusing weekend war The attacks were as spontaneous as the subsequent cease-fire. What caused the most recent violence in Israel and Gaza? It seems the Israeli government made a crucial mistake, Peter Philipp believes....
12:48, 05/06/2019

Opinion: A desperate move by Iranian President Rouhani Iran's move to partially withdraw from the 2015 nuclear deal not only jeopardizes the landmark international agreement, but also puts an end to the era of "moderation, diplomacy and hope" in Iran, says Jamshid Barzegar....
11:32, 05/08/2019

Opinion: Firms Must Value Workers Like Shareholders, Says Raghuram Rajan While corporations cannot, and should not, take on responsibilities that are properly those of the government or the local community, they can do better for themselves and for society by explicitly......
10:16, 05/01/2019

Opinion: One pressing post-draft question for each of the 32 NFL teams The 2019 NFL draft is in the books. With offseason rosters essentially complete, the 32 teams turn their attention to offseason practices and issues.        ...
10:00, 04/29/2019

Opinion: Heart, not talent, make Liverpool miracle men From Istanbul to Anfield, Liverpool have made a habit of pulling off the impossible. It's not talent, but their relationship with their fans that makes them a reliable source of miracles, writes DW's Ed McCambridge....
11:32, 05/08/2019

Opinion: The Tiger from the Masters goes missing during first round of PGA Championship The Masters this was not. Tiger Woods' dream of winning a second consecutive major title is not officially over, but it’s not exactly alive and well.        ...
17:16, 05/16/2019

Opinion: why the Discovery Sport is crucial for Land Rover Brand's biggest seller needs to be a hit with customers if it will help boost revenue The new Discovery Sport might be easy to overlook in Land Rover’s busy launch schedule. It’s neither as eagerly anticipated as the second-generation Range Rover Ev...
15:16, 05/21/2019

Jameela Jamil describes abortion when she was younger as 'best decision I have ever made' as she slams US laws Jameela Jamil has described an abortion she had when she was younger as the "best decision" she has ever made as she hit out at a US state's new laws....
20:48, 05/13/2019

Opinion: Nuggets-Blazers Game 7 deserves top billing in NBA playoffs The Blazers-Nuggets series has been a modern classic from the outset, a thrilling, competitive bout between two teams that have so much to like about.        ...
13:32, 05/10/2019

Opinion: You can blame Tiger Woods for a lot, but not the death of young employee Tiger Woods is being sued by the family of a man who worked as a bartender at Woods' restaurant and died after drinking with fellow employees.        ...
13:00, 05/14/2019

Opinion: Celtics look like title-caliber team in Game 1 win against Bucks Boston could not have asked for a better start to the Eastern Conference semifinals. On the road in Game 1, the Celtics defeated Milwaukee 112-90.        ...
13:32, 04/28/2019

Opinion: Celtics' expectations overblown, exposed against Bucks It didn’t look like it on paper, but the Celtics - picked to reach the NBA's Eastern Conference Finals again - have a flawed roster.        ...
22:32, 05/07/2019

Opinion: Nelson Mandela party's last easy win in South Africa The elections in South Africa haven't produced a landslide result. Turnout was low — young people, in particular, are shunning the ballot box. The dominant ANC is living on borrowed time, says Claus Stäcker....
11:00, 05/10/2019

Italy's far-right League losing momentum before EU elections: opinion polls Support for Italy's far-right League has fallen following weeks of feuding with its coalition partner the 5-Star Movement, opinion polls showed on Friday in the run-up to elections for the European Parliament in late May....
07:16, 05/10/2019

Study: Media shifts to opinion, advocacy, ‘personal perspective' That shift many have sensed from hard news to opinion and advocacy in the media, especially on cable TV, is real, according to a new and authoritative report from research giant Rand Corporation....
14:16, 05/14/2019

Opinion: Trail Blazers need to get nasty vs. Warriors to avoid humiliation It's time for the Portland Trail Blazers to get nasty because, hey – if not in the Western Conference finals vs. the Golden State Warriors, when?        ...
17:16, 05/16/2019

Opinion: With Pelicans getting No. 1 pick, NBA draft lottery works out as designed The NBA’s new reformed draft lottery process worked as designed. In a loss for tanking, the teams that had the best odds didn't get the No. 1 pick.        ...
20:48, 05/14/2019

Opinion: In trying to clear air, Magic Johnson sullies himself, Los Angeles Lakers Magic Johnson likes to profess how much he loves the Lakers and Buss family. Yet he managed to trash all of them - and further sully his reputation.        ...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Opinion: Warriors' uncommon belief in themselves has lifted them to NBA Finals yet again On top of the Warriors' prodigious talent is an unmatched hunger to win and belief in themselves. That combination has them in the NBA Finals again.        ...
23:48, 05/20/2019

Opinion: European Socialists struggle with black sheep Romania The Party of European Socialists wants to distance itself from its Romanian comrades — but there's still no consensus over how to do so. This hasn't done any favors for the party's credibility, writes Robert Schwartz....
12:00, 05/05/2019

Opinion: This sports writer didn't need Mom to throw BP. He needed her for everything else In those families where Dad coaches the soccer team, throws batting practice and tosses the football, what does Mom do? The important stuff.        ...
10:00, 05/12/2019

Opinion: Giannis Antetokounmpo, Bucks dominating and no team can answer right now With the best defense and second-best offense in the playoffs, the Bucks are putting on a dominant show that no team yet has been able to stop.        ...
00:32, 05/18/2019

Support for South Africa's ANC at 51-61 percent, opinion polls show South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) appears headed for victory in next month's election, as President Cyril Ramaphosa seeks to strike a reforming tone, with three opinion polls showing support ranging between 51 and 61 percent....
08:16, 04/30/2019

Opinion: Think Damian Lillard and the Blazers don't have a chance in these NBA playoffs? Think again. Portland isn't the favorite to win the NBA title. There are better teams in the West. But Damian Lillard & Co. may go further than you think.        ...
14:48, 05/02/2019

Opinion: Tiger has never taken a stand on big issues, so hanging with Trump is no big deal It's not surprising that Tiger Woods will visit Trump on Monday. What's surprising is taking time away from the course with PGA Championship looming.        ...
18:00, 05/02/2019

Opinion: Bruins are standing firm during the year of the NHL playoff upset The Boston Bruins, who beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-0 in Game 6, are playing the right way to avoid this year's run of upsets and advance.        ...
00:48, 05/07/2019

Opinion: 2004's new EU members hold sway in European Union The countries that joined the European Union 15 years ago have come a long way. They now know how the EU functions — and how to defend their interests, writes German journalist Boris Kalnoky....
11:48, 05/01/2019

Opinion: As Kevin Durant sits, Warriors need old Stephen Curry to appear against Rockets With Kevin Durant ruled out for the rest of the Western Conference semifinal series against Houston, Stephen Curry must regain his sharp-shooting form.        ...
17:48, 05/09/2019

Opinion: Kyrie Irving wanted this, and it's up to him to deliver for Celtics in Game 4 Kyrie Irving wanted to lead a team and he'll get the chance to as the Celtics will look to him to avoid falling in a 3-1 hole against the Bucks.        ...
04:00, 05/05/2019

Opinion: NFL really means Not For Long, so rookies, here's advice on reality of league With NFL rookie minicamps in full swing, USA TODAY Sports' Jarrett Bell has some advice for newcomers about the harsh realities of the league.        ...
04:00, 05/05/2019

Guinea coach Paul Put seeks second opinion on Naby Keita's injury Guinea coach Paul Put says he is seeking a 'second medical opinion' to decide whether Liverpool's Naby Keita can play at the Africa Cup of Nations in June....
21:48, 05/04/2019

Kellyanne Conway, Asked by No One, Offers Opinion on Obama After Clinton Loss in '16 Kellyanne Conway has managed to run afoul of quite a few people during her time as a member of Donald Trump’s braintrust. While using nearly every appearance on national television to muddy the waters of dialogue with half-truths, whole lies and miss...
17:16, 05/04/2019

Opinion: For Giants, now comes the painful rebuild. Start with trading Madison Bumgarner The Giants, in last place in the NL West, are in complete rebuild mode. Everyone, including Bumgarner, is available at the trade deadline.        ...
11:32, 05/13/2019

Opinion: Ken Holland built a winner. Now he has a chance to turn around Oilers franchise Ken Holland had many years of success with Red Wings, and now that will be tested with the Oilers, who have been in playoffs once in 13 years.        ...
10:00, 05/07/2019

Opinion: Tim Tebow is a pretty good football player for a baseball prospect The former NFL quarterback is hitting .130 with 32 strikeouts in 23 games this season at Class AAA Syracuse        ...
22:32, 05/07/2019

Opinion: Bucks, Warriors sweeps would set stage for ultimate NBA Finals battle Both NBA conference finals have the potential to turn into blowouts, with the possibility of a pair of sweeps still on the table.        ...
11:48, 05/18/2019

Opinion: Donald Trump's lonely dream of Viktor Orban-like power During his visit to the White House, Hungary's prime minister received a lot of compliments. But the US president's positive opinion of Orban is not shared by his administration, comments Keno Verseck....
10:48, 05/14/2019

Opinion: Rwanda's Paul Kagame – an enemy of the media parading as a statesman  Paul Kagame's rigorous suppression of the media has made him Rwanda's unchallenged leader. So don't buy it when he suddenly says journalists should not be jailed for insulting the president, warns DW's Fred Muvunyi....
11:16, 05/02/2019

Opinion: Guaido-Maduro standoff exacting heavy toll on Venezuelans Juan Guaido's attempt to force regime change with military backing has failed, and the protracted political deadlock is placing a heavy burden on the people. A new approach is needed, writes Günther Maihold....
11:16, 05/02/2019

Opinion: Kyle Larson rolled but Talladega race rocked for NASCAR NASCAR produced one of the better Talladega races in recent memory even though Kyle Larson barrel-rolled down the track on the last lap.        ...
19:48, 04/29/2019

Opinion: CC Sabathia stamps ticket into Hall of Fame with 3,000-strikeout milestone New York Yankees left-handed pitcher CC Sabathia was a sure-fire Hall of Famer before hitting the milestone, but 3,000 strikeouts seal the deal.        ...
01:00, 05/01/2019

Opinion: Like it or not, PED suspensions could hurt NFL players' Hall of Fame chances It’s a debate waiting to happen: What’s the penalty for NFL players trying to game the system for an unfair advantage on the field?        ...
09:00, 05/18/2019

Opinion: As he carts around Bethpage Black, John Daly shows how tired his act has become In latest PGA Championship showing most notable for his riding a cart, John Daly remains proof that growing old and growing up are mutually exclusive.        ...
17:16, 05/16/2019

Opinion: Raptors show in Game 4 that they can win without a fully functional Kawhi Leonard The Toronto Raptors showed in Eastern Conference finals Game 4 vs. the Milwaukee Bucks that they can win when Kawhi Leonard isn't at his best.        ...
05:32, 05/22/2019

Opinion: Brooks Koepka deserves more recognition for the way he has dominated golf world Brooks Koepka is making history in front of our eyes with four major wins in the last 23 months. It's time he got the recognition he deserves.        ...
20:48, 05/19/2019

Opinion: If Caster Semenya penalized for her biology, what's next? Height limits? International sports court rules track officials can impose rules to limit naturally high levels of testosterone in female runners.        ...
11:00, 05/01/2019

Opinion: Warriors' uncertain future only makes them hungrier, more dangerous Draymond Green admitted that the uncertainty over the future of the Warriors' dynasty has given him extra motivation to clinch another title.        ...
13:32, 05/17/2019

Opinion: Daniel Jones always will be judged harshly because of Giants’ draft reach The perception persists that the Giants reached by selecting Duke quarterback Daniel Jones with the sixth overall pick of the NFL draft.        ...
08:00, 05/05/2019

Public opinion study in Europe shows drop in anti-immigration sentiment, among other changes Contrary to appearances at times, Europeans have become more receptive to immigration in recent decades. That’s one of multiple new findings from an innovative study on European public opinon co-authored by an MIT political scientist. The study ag...
02:48, 05/17/2019

Opinion: Given Brad Marchand's history, he deserves a suspension for cheap shot Brad Marchand’s punch to the back of defenseman Scott Harrington’s head would be a minor incident for most players. But not Marchand and his history.        ...
11:00, 05/01/2019

Opinion: Maximum Security was robbed at Kentucky Derby, yet another black eye in horse racing History will say Country House won Kentucky Derby. Anyone who watched will know that Maximum Security was robbed as horse racing took another hit.        ...
04:00, 05/05/2019

Opinion: Pushed by his intense desire to win, Jimmy Butler leads Sixers to Game 7 Jimmy Butler isn't fazed by the moment. He's been here before. And now his focus, intensity and drive lead the 76ers into their biggest game in years.        ...
00:16, 05/10/2019

Opinion: Derby winner Country House could carry asterisk of all asterisks after Preakness Rather than two weeks of celebrating a Derby horse by the name of Country House, we’re left with a question: Can’t we just fast-forward to next year?        ...
15:32, 05/05/2019

Opinion: This dominant Joel Embiid makes 76ers a true NBA Finals contender When Joel Embiid dominates like he did in a Game 3 win over the Raptors — 33 points, 10 rebounds, five blocks — the 76ers are as good as anyone.        ...
06:32, 05/03/2019

Opinion: Fernando Alonso out of 2019 Indy 500 because McLaren wasn't prepared Incompetence around him keeps the two-time Formula One champion out of the 2019 Indy 500, and he wasn't thrilled with the aftermath.        ...
22:16, 05/19/2019

Opinion: There's plenty of evidence Kyler Murray was the right pick for the Arizona Cardinals We've now heard from teammates, and we've got some emotional distance from the draft. Let's try some cool-headed analysis on Cardinals quarterback.        ...
13:32, 05/10/2019

Opinion: Stop the Kentucky Derby fighting and work for solutions to fix horse racing Instead of fighting over the Kentucky Derby, maybe the only good that can come of this mess would be looking for solutions to racing's biggest issues.        ...
10:48, 05/08/2019

Opinion: Warriors-Rockets drama gives Eastern Conference teams hope for NBA Finals Reality dictates that an NBA champ coming from somewhere in the vicinity of the Atlantic Coast hinges on what happens between Golden State and Houston.        ...
19:48, 04/29/2019

Opinion: Kentucky Derby wide-open race after Omaha Beach defection Five-time Kentucky Derby winner Bob Baffert may have edge with Game Winner, but says ''it's whoever gets the trip'' among field that looks even.        ...
11:48, 05/02/2019

Opinion: NFL players aren't cyborgs; more big names are released due to their broken bodies Doug Baldwin and Kam Chancellor were released with "injury designations," more proof that NFL players are human and peak performance has a shelf life.        ...
12:48, 05/11/2019

Opinion: Joey Logano, Martin Truex Jr. see bigger picture beyond NASCAR rivalry Joey Logano and Martin Truex Jr. have been fierce rivals in the NASCAR, but the champions are happy to put that aside to support a good cause.        ...
17:48, 05/09/2019

Opinion: NFL teams don't care about domestic violence. Losing draft picks would change that. The Kansas City Chiefs have signed three players with abusive histories in the past four years, and CEO Clark Hunt's words are just lip service.        ...
14:32, 04/30/2019

Opinion: Sharks' scary-looking offense carries Game 1, and Blues have plenty to adjust San Jose Sharks take advantage of turnovers and penalties to defeat the St. Louis Blues 6-3 during Game 1 of the Western Conference final.        ...
00:32, 05/12/2019

Opinion: Bruins' superior special teams make the difference in Game 1 win vs. Hurricanes Bruins turn the tide with two power-play goals in the third period against the Hurricanes to win Game 1 of the Eastern Conference final.        ...
22:16, 05/09/2019

Opinion: Tiger Woods' poor play stunning as is way he accepted missing PGA Championship cut Just 33 days after Masters win, Tiger Woods came crashing to earth at PGA Championship, shooting 36-hole total of 5-over par to miss cut by a stroke.        ...
19:00, 05/17/2019

Opinion: By appointing Grant Hill to board, NCAA continues to ignore appearance of conflict NCAA named Grant Hill one of five new independent directors to Board of Governors, but his role as a TV analyst raises possible conflict issues.        ...
18:32, 05/01/2019

Opinion: Serena Williams doesn't need to pass Margaret Court to be Slam queen Serena Williams is still short of the career Grand Slam record and running out of time. But Margaret Court's 24 majors are not what they seem.        ...
16:16, 05/15/2019

Opinion: Blues complete amazing turnaround by beating Sharks to reach Stanley Cup Final The St. Louis Blues, who were last in the NHL on Jan. 2, beat the San Jose Sharks and will face the Boston Bruins in the Stanley Cup Final.        ...
20:16, 05/21/2019

Opinion: Height of privilege? Criticizing the Chicago Cubs' decisions on fan, Addison Russell Some fans howled at Cubs' decision to ban fan for racist gesture, believing he rather than Doug Glanville, should get benefit of the doubt        ...
17:48, 05/09/2019

Opinion: John Beilein's NBA move not a huge surprise, but is big loss to college basketball John Beilein was one of good guys in college basketball. His decision to leave Michigan for the Cleveland Cavaliers is big loss for sport.        ...
11:32, 05/13/2019

Opinion: Amid unfair NFL landscape, Jets make right call by unloading GM Mike Maccagnan Deposed GM won't get to see if recent moves work out, but more important that franchise finds somebody who can align with new coach Adam Gase.        ...
16:16, 05/15/2019

Opinion: Becky Hammon deserves NBA head coaching shot, but she should avoid dysfunctional Lakers It seems inevitable Becky Hammon will get an NBA head coaching shot, but dysfunctional Los Angeles Lakers would be a situation doomed from the start.        ...
17:48, 05/09/2019

Opinion: Five-alarm fire: NHL playoffs show officiating, review process need significant overhaul After the Sharks' win against the Blues in OT of Game 3 of their series due to an illegal hand pass, it's clear NHL officiating is in crisis mode.        ...
09:00, 05/16/2019

Opinion: Time for golf's Babe Didrikson Zaharias to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom Tiger Woods received Presidential Medal of Freedom Monday. Babe Didrikson Zaharias also is deserving as one of the greatest athletes in U.S. history.        ...
16:48, 05/06/2019

Opinion: Raptors coach Nick Nurse's fears about the Bucks come to fruition in Game 1 loss Just about everything went right for the Raptors through three quarters, but they blew a golden opportunity to steal home-court advantage.        ...
02:32, 05/16/2019

Opinion: Nick Bosa must prove he's learned from Colin Kaepernick remark, offensive comments Nick Bosa said he plans to hold himself to a "higher standard," but the No. 2 pick needs to prove that's not just a matter of image repair.        ...
10:16, 04/28/2019

Opinion: Lakers' organization resembles clown car, not storied franchise that attracted LeBron James Pleas were public and private, imploring Lakers owner Jeanie Buss to stop treating the storied franchise like a mom-and-pop shop. It hasn't happened.        ...
17:48, 05/09/2019

Opinion: Kawhi Leonard saves Raptors' season in double-overtime Game 3 win over Bucks Kawhi Leonard put forth another memorable NBA playoff performance in the Toronto Raptors' double-overtime win over the Milwaukee Bucks in Game 3.        ...
03:32, 05/20/2019

Opinion: The new Tiger Woods defies logic so there's no reason he won't win PGA Championship Tiger Woods won the Masters by making almost no mistakes on Sunday so why can't he win at Bethpage?        ...
17:48, 05/15/2019

Opinion: 'Sports Illustrated' Swimsuit issue has changed, and so has my viewpoint More athletes are appearing in the 'Sports Illustrated' Swimsuit, including the year's version that has a more inclusive roster of subjects.        ...
20:16, 05/14/2019

Opinion: Maximum Security could yield maximum payout at Kentucky Derby Maximum Security, who is 4-for-4 in his career, has been largely overlooked in the week-long build-up to the Kentucky Derby. That’s not a surprise.        ...
14:48, 05/02/2019

Opinion: Brooks Koepka shows in PGA Championship win he's one of golf's top alpha dogs Throughout his PGA Championship victory, Brooks Koepka displayed the type of "arrogance" that makes him so good.        ...
17:32, 05/19/2019

Opinion: Brooks Koepka's competitors couldn't put a dent in his lead on moving day at PGA For those players chasing Brooks Koepka, who is just 18 holes away from winning his fourth major in his last eight attempts, it was a wasted day.        ...
23:32, 05/18/2019

Opinion: New Draymond Green no longer 'disgusting' as Warriors chase another NBA title Draymond Green seems calmer, more focused on the floor as the Golden State Warriors chase their third consecutive NBA championship.        ...
07:32, 05/19/2019

Opinion: Maximum Security’s legacy could ultimately be as significant American Pharoah’s Just days after winning the Kentucky Derby, only to be disqualified, Maximum Security settled in at Monmouth Park as change engulfs horse racing.        ...
06:32, 05/07/2019

Opinion: Bob Baffert is a great trainer, but betting on his horses is a 'losing proposition' Price of Bob Baffert's extraordinary success comes to include meager payoffs. His reputation depresses the odds on his entries in the Kentucky Derby.        ...
07:16, 04/30/2019

Opinion: As Kentucky Derby week starts, here's what the drug Lasix does, why it's controversial A diuretic called furosemide — commonly known around the racetrack as Lasix — is administered to the vast majority of Thoroughbreds.        ...
04:00, 04/29/2019

Opinion: NASCAR drivers view All-Star Race fan vote as good news, bad news For Cup drivers who did not automatically qualify for Saturday night's NASCAR All-Star Race, the fan vote brings positive and negative feelings.        ...
17:16, 05/16/2019

Opinion: Kevin Durant's injury creates welcome intrigue to Warriors' three-peat hopes Kevin Durant suffered a strained calf Wednesday night, giving Warriors' three-peat hopes an added layer of intrigue: Will Steph Curry now take over?        ...
17:48, 05/09/2019

'Budget Guy' Stan Collender wrote our 4th most read opinion piece of 2018. On deficits. Stan Collender, a widely published budget expert who entertained readers with witty, conversational analyses of fiscal issues, died Friday at age 68.        ...
14:00, 05/06/2019

Opinion: Mike Fiers' no-hitter makes no sense at all - 'Baseball is definitely a weird game' A's pitcher Mike Fiers entered with a 6.81 ERA and has pitched with 4 teams in 5 seasons. But somehow, incredibly, he tossed MLB's 300th no-hitter.        ...
05:48, 05/08/2019

Opinion: More college athlete reform? That's tough when 'amateurism' means whatever the NCAA proclaims it does Whenever the NCAA talks about reform, 'amateurism' means whatever the NCAA proclaims it does. So what does reform really mean?        ...
16:16, 05/15/2019

Opinion: Meet 'James' Butler, the key to the 76ers' championship dreams Jimmy Butler has a new name after his stellar Game 2 performance against the Raptors on Monday night, according to 76ers coach Brett Brown.        ...
07:16, 04/30/2019

Opinion: Slow down, Browns — you're a long way from becoming 'the new Patriots' The Browns (7-8-1 last season) have had 11 consecutive losing seasons and missed the playoffs 16 years in a row. Their last playoff win: 1994 season.        ...
05:48, 05/08/2019

Do the USA women need to win the World Cup to win it all? The World Cup and an ongoing gender discrimination lawsuit against the US Soccer Federation will coalesce into a summer of the highest stakes for the USWNTWhen the US women’s national team takes the field in France in June, they will be fighting for ...
02:48, 05/22/2019

The CEO Who Wants More Women in Mining BHP CEO Andrew Mackenzie, in an interview with The Wall Street Journal, talks about gender balance, automation, activists and explaining changes to employees....
09:00, 05/08/2019

Opinion: NASCAR's solution for qualifying isn't the flashiest, but it's the right one NASCAR had other options to choose from, but a return to single-car qualifying makes things simple again.        ...
18:32, 05/01/2019

Women snore too - and just as loudly (Reuters Health) - It's long been assumed that snoring is a man's problem. But a new study finds that women snore too and often don't own up to it. And even when they do admit to snoring, they insist, incorrectly, that theirs isn't as loud as men's....
11:00, 04/28/2019

Germany's women: 'We don't have balls, but we know how to use them' Ahead of the World Cup in France, Germany's women's national team have hit back against stereotypes with a powerful campaign. The hard-hitting video has received widespread praise for its message of female empowerment....
01:16, 05/18/2019

25 amazing gifts that women actually want From UGG slippers to Kindles to cozy (and chic) cardigans, these are 2019's best gift ideas for the women in your life. She will thank you later.        ...
14:32, 05/08/2019

in her words: A ‘Women’s New Deal’ A trio of high-profile leaders — Cecile Richards, Alicia Garza, Ai-jen Poo — introduce Supermajority, a group that wants to guide millions of American women toward political activism....
12:32, 04/30/2019

'I want to be the Federer of women's golf' With imprecision punished by a ball landing in the lava fields, Icelandic golfers have an extra incentive to make the fairways. Some courses lie inside old volcanoes and require players to battle howling winds as they hit shots over expanses of ocean...
05:32, 05/20/2019

Women in private banking: Why we need a new normal Wealth management was built by men for men, but now that women will become the largest beneficiaries of the $30 trillion intergenerational wealth transfer, the industry needs to overhaul itself. If it doesn’t, it will be letting down more than just i...
10:48, 04/28/2019

The New Rules of Middle Age, Written by Women As a new wave of women step into their mid-centuries, books reimagining female midlife are striking a chord. “We’re not going to do our 50s the way everyone’s telling us we’re supposed to,” author Candace Bushnell says....
04:32, 05/10/2019

Women's Homicidal Rage Is All Over TV—and It's Funny 'Killing Eve' and 'Santa Clarita Diet' aren't the first to center female criminals, but their tone and confidence are a post-#MeToo internet-y revelation....
13:32, 04/28/2019

Avengers: Endgame's Women Deserved More Avengers: Endgame was a riot of flashy fights and fan service, with enough humor thrown in to sometimes feel like a great comedy. It was silly and nonsensical, but above all it was entertaining, and when it needed to hit the emotional, dramatic beats...
21:00, 04/30/2019

Many women don't have a plan for their health after pregnancy A poll found that although nearly two-thirds of the 873 mothers were as concerned for their own well-being as their baby’s, 26 percent didn’t have a plan for managing their health over the period known as the “fourth trimester.”...
10:48, 05/17/2019

How Women Are Leading the Class Struggle On Wednesday, 25,000 teachers in Oregon walked off their jobs, shutting down at least 600 schools across the state as part of a campaign for smaller class sizes, more nurses and guidance counselors, and better funding for public education (paid for b...
09:32, 05/13/2019

Lyon: a women's football powerhouse Lyon's dominance in the women's game is unparalleled. CNN visited the French city to hear from key figures at the club about how the team has evolved into a global powerhouse....
03:00, 05/17/2019

Women May Soon Start Using AI to Tell Good Eggs From Bad Future Fertility, the first company to use artificial intelligence to grade the viability of women’s harvested eggs for use in IVF or for freezing, unveils its system....
10:16, 04/30/2019

The secret of this women's football powerhouse Lyon's dominance in the women's game is unparalleled. CNN visited the French city to hear from key figures at the club about how the team has evolved into a global powerhouse....
12:48, 05/21/2019

I was one of the smartest women in the country — then a stroke hit Debra Meyerson was on her way to a vacation in Lake Tahoe eight-and-a-half years ago when she felt a tingling in her right leg. The Stanford University professor chalked it up to sitting in a car for four hours, but then she developed a bad headache....
08:00, 05/16/2019

Get Your Sweat On With 20% Off Men's and Women's Activewear at Target Summer is right around the corner, which means people are trying to get beach body ready. If you’re crushing it at the gym or just love some good athleisure gear, you’re in luck. You can get 20% off men’s and women’s activewear at Target....
13:16, 05/04/2019

Women without children: ‘I don’t want to be pitied – I’m really happy' Some have chosen not to have a baby, others can’t, or have lost them: five women talk frankly about being childfreeI grew up in a single-parent family: my mother raised four girls on her own. I watched her struggle and from an early age I knew I didn...
17:48, 05/18/2019

US man who married four women spared jail A man accused of marrying four women in the US has avoided jail after pleading guilty to bigamy and promising to behave himself for the next five years....
12:32, 04/29/2019

How women and minorities are claiming their right to rage Why do many think it acceptable for the white judge Brett Kavanaugh to lose his cool in public, but not the black tennis champion Serena Williams?Anger is typically defined as a strong feeling of displeasure, hostility or aggression. Mainly, we think...
02:16, 05/11/2019

Silver wants half of new NBA refs to be women NBA commissioner Adam Silver, noting that two of the past five referees added to the NBA ranks from the G League were women, says he wants half of all new game officials joining the league to be women and would like to see teams hire female coaches....
18:16, 05/09/2019

An Art Show for Hundreds of Women. And That’s Just the Artists. Like so many good ideas, the Every Woman Biennial was born of a joke. Now it’s in its third edition, displaying the work of over 600 female and nonbinary artists, and expanding to Los Angeles....
14:48, 05/16/2019

Stephen Moore's Writings on Women Multiple Senate Republicans have expressed doubts about the prospects for confirming the conservative commentator if President Trump nominates him to the Federal Reserve Board of Governors. They cited among other issues his comments about women. Here...
08:48, 05/02/2019

Women’s World Cup: Fifa say tickets bought together may not be next to each other • Fans discover seats bought together may not be located together• Buyers call for rethink in response to Twitter announcementFifa has told fans that ticketing arrangements for the forthcoming Women’s World Cup cannot be changed after receiving compl...
15:32, 05/20/2019

Authorities: Man killed 2 women, planned to kill 2 others DELTA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a 26-year-old mid-Michigan man killed two women, intended to kill two more and texted a former girlfriend that he “had been ridding the demons of some dear friends of his.” The Ingham County sh...
11:48, 05/10/2019

Progress for Afghan women and democracy seems vulnerable In the past two weeks, the murder of a successful young woman on a Kabul street and a chaotic brawl in parliament expose the permanent specter of violence in Afghanistan....
08:16, 05/21/2019

Soccer: U.S. '99 World Cup win should have done more for women's game - Foudy The United States' World Cup triumph on home soil in 1999 was a watershed moment for the sport but midfielder Julie Foudy had hoped it would help the women's game grow at a much faster pace....
08:16, 05/22/2019

A Word With: Do Women Have Superpowers? Gugu Mbatha-Raw Says Yes She talks about her unlikely abilities in “Fast Color” and her coming projects, including Apple’s “The Morning Show” and Netflix’s “Dark Crystal” prequel....
08:48, 05/10/2019

1st of 5 women to testify at ex-NFL player’s rape trial VISTA, California (AP) — Prosecutors say they plan to call the first of five women to testify at the rape trial of former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. whose accusers include a 54-year-old hitchhiker and a 59-year-old homeless woman. The first accuse...
01:00, 05/21/2019

‘You don’t have to date him’: the women standing by Trump in 2020 Women for Trump aims to counter Democratic energy by getting the president’s female supporters to ‘run for something’ – and host ‘Trumperware’ partiesMaga-red may be the unofficial color of Donald Trump’s fans, but these Michigan supporters arrived a...
03:00, 05/10/2019

Man charged after 2 women beaten to death in Michigan A man has been charged with murder in the deaths of two women who were found fatally beaten after he allegedly showed cellphone photos of the bodies to police during a traffic stop in mid-Michigan....
09:16, 05/14/2019

U.S. favorites in toughest-ever Women's World Cup field The United States may be favorites to retain their Women's World Cup title but the rapid development of the game globally means they will face a tougher field than ever before when the tournament gets underway in France on June 7....
07:16, 05/15/2019

Catholic women take on new role in Cologne Cathedral The timing couldn't be better: Just as women across Germany are demanding more rights and offices in the Catholic Church, the Cologne Cathedral has presented its first four female supervisory stewards. A coincidence?...
09:00, 05/15/2019

Nike Says ‘Just Do It’—But for the Women They Sponsor, Does ‘It’ Include Pregnancy? Alysia Montaño is more than a track star; she’s an Olympian and three-time U.S. national champion. And when she chose to compete while eight months pregnant with her first child in 2014, she also earned the moniker “the pregnant runner.”...
13:32, 05/15/2019

Too much vitamin B6 and B12 tied to hip fractures in older women Older women who take supplements with high doses of vitamins B6 and B12 may be more likely than their counterparts who don't to experience hip fractures, a U.S. study suggests....
14:48, 05/15/2019

In defense of women's and mothers' choice to work In a recent piece in the New York Times, the Washington Examiner's Helen Andrews argued that the American family is in crisis. “[B]y making it easier for women to pursue success in the workplace," she wrote, "we have made it harder for them to do any...
21:32, 05/15/2019

Hair health: 6 mistakes women make (KPRC) The way you shampoo, brush and heat your hair can all do damage to your gorgeous locks. Hairdresser Lindsey Kern has been working in the business for 14 years, and sees people making a lot of mistakes. First off, she says not using shampoo spe...
12:48, 05/14/2019

| #YouKnowMe women open up following Alabama's abortion law Twitter users share their abortion stories under the hashtag #YouKnowMe after the Alabama Senate passed the most restrictive abortion Bill in the US....
11:48, 05/17/2019

Turid Knaak: 'Very few women can live off football' Germany's Turid Knaak is preparing to play in her first World Cup at the age of 28. In an exclusive interview with DW, Knaak talks about the team's new coach and the challenge of balancing football with life....
01:16, 05/18/2019

On eve of festival, Cannes defends its record on women Cannes Film Festival artistic director Thierry Fremaux defends the festival’s record on female filmmakers on eve of the opening of the 72nd edition of the lavish festival...
12:48, 05/13/2019

Women’s football: how girls are moving the goalposts With young players joining grassroots clubs and England’s Lionesses preparing for their World Cup run, the sport is finally getting the recognition it deserves‘Izzy, to me, to me,” the cry comes from many voices. Izzy, two brown pigtails flying out b...
02:32, 05/19/2019

These women went to the Caribbean, not to sip margaritas, but to freeze their eggs together Women 'Freeze with a Friend' or take group 'egg-cations' to get discounts, split costs of expensive egg-freezing treatments at clinics.        ...
17:48, 05/10/2019

Joe Tsai Is Big in Business. Now He’s Taking On Women’s Basketball. Tsai, the new owner of the Liberty and part owner of the Nets, has made a fortune as a founder of the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group. He’s hoping his skills can produce needed revenue for the W.N.B.A....
05:32, 05/19/2019

Centuries ago, women ruled Japan. What changed? The long-term survival of the world's oldest monarchy will depend on a schoolboy when Japan's current emperor abdicates next week, reviving calls for an end to laws that bar women from the throne....
09:16, 04/28/2019

Trump campaign raising big bucks from women President Trump’s early fundraising numbers show he not only has a stockpile of cash -- raising over $30 million in the first quarter -- but is doing particularly well among one donor demographic: women....
10:00, 05/10/2019

Kamala Harris wants to fine companies that pay men more than women NEW YORK — Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris is unveiling a pay inequity proposal that aims to close the gender pay gap by holding corporations accountable when men are paid more than women. Harris’ plan would require companies to...
05:00, 05/20/2019

Police arrested 65 women in a raid. Some say they were raped In a sparsely decorated room in Nigeria's capital city of Abuja, seven women are seated in a row, their backs turned to the assembled media to remain anonymous....
09:48, 05/14/2019

Argentine women's football turns professional – but only just Professional female footballers continue to face the challenges of low salaries, lack of facilities and 'machista' culture, as the slow march towards equality within the sport continues....
05:16, 05/06/2019

Fiction: Two Novels for and About Lost Millennial Women The directionless heroines of Jen Beagin’s “Vacuum in the Dark” and Halle Butler’s “The New Me” follow in the footsteps of Ottessa Moshfegh and Catherine Lacey....
10:32, 04/28/2019

The U.S. Women’s World Cup roster in three words: Ride or die Coach Jill Ellis, in naming the 23 players who will defend the team's world title next month in France, made clear she believes experience and trust are the pathway to the trophy....
19:48, 05/02/2019

Georgia executes man for killing 2 women in 1994 Georgia has executed a man convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend and another woman nearly 25 years ago. The Georgia attorney general’s office said in a statement that 52-year-old Scotty Garnell Morrow was pronounced dead at 9:38 p.m. Thursday follow...
20:00, 05/02/2019

Trump’s likely Fed nominee, apologizes for comments about women Stephen Moore said he would fight on for the Fed seat and told a conservative radio show that the nation would see the “biggest sell-off in stock market history” if a liberal won the White House in 2020....
19:00, 04/28/2019

U.S. banking on experience in women's World Cup defense The United States will be counting on experience as they look to defend their women's World Cup crown in France with coach Jill Ellis announcing a squad on Thursday that features 12 members of the team who lifted the trophy in 2015....
20:16, 05/02/2019

A world first: Women at the helm of every UN Regional Commission Although United Nations Regional Commissions have been in existence for more than 70 years, for the first time ever, each one is currently headed by a woman designated by Secretary-General António Guterres. This accomplishment underscores that, since...
09:32, 04/28/2019

Women with a twin brother are more likely to drop out of school Decades of data from Norway show that girls with a twin brother are less likely to finish school or university, which may be due to testosterone exposure in the womb...
09:48, 04/28/2019

Women Hockey Players, Seeking a Better League, Say They’ll Sit Out More than 200, including many standouts, say they will not compete professionally in North America next season, and will press the N.H.L., in an effort to establish a single, sustainable league....
23:48, 05/02/2019

Women's World Cup: Are the US even stronger in 2019 than 2015? USA go to France as defending champions. But how do they stack up against the team that lifted the trophy in Canada four years ago?If the US women’s national team are going to win their second straight Women’s World Cup, we now know the squad that wi...
09:16, 05/03/2019

Hidden Greek village where women once ruled Follow the once-in-a-lifetime trip of Katie Sehl, who travels to Karpathos, Greece, in search of an island matriarchy. Does she find a place where women rule -- or does she discover something else?...
03:00, 05/07/2019

in her words: Pretty Can Hurt Women’s Careers A new study finds that attractive businesswomen are considered less trustworthy and less truthful — what researchers called the “femme fatale effect.”...
10:16, 04/28/2019

Lending gap narrows for women business owners, but it's still 31% less than for men The number of women-owned businesses that applied for funding in 2018 increased by 13 percent, according to a study by Biz2Credit. But the average size loan for women-owned businesses was 31 percent less than for male-owned businesses....
10:00, 04/28/2019

Man City seals women’s double with 3-0 FA Cup over West Ham LONDON (AP) — Manchester City completed a domestic women’s double by asserting its supremacy over first-time finalist West Ham in the second half to seal a 3-0 FA Cup final victory at Wembley Stadium on Saturday. After City was frustrated in th...
13:32, 05/04/2019

Summer Movie Preview: The women behind ‘Booksmart’ LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Olivia Wilde is making her feature directorial debut with “Booksmart,” which hits theaters on May. 24. The film is a high school set buddy comedy about two overachievers who decide to break the rules one night. ...
10:00, 05/03/2019

Women photobomb Matteo Salvini with same-sex kiss Pair protest over Italian deputy PM’s backing for US Christian right group Two Sicilian women have photobombed Italy’s anti-LGBT and far-right interior minister, Matteo Salvini, with a same-sex kiss.During an election rally in Caltanissetta, Gaia Par...
15:48, 05/03/2019

Women's W Series could link up with F1 in future seasons "The new W Series, which aims to help women such as inaugural race winner Jamie Chadwick make it to Formula One, could itself be on the fast track to joining the grand prix circus."...
13:48, 05/05/2019

U.S. banking on experience in women's World Cup defence The United States will be counting on experience as they look to defend their women's World Cup crown in France with coach Jill Ellis announcing a squad on Thursday that features 12 members from the team that lifted the title in 2015....
11:48, 05/02/2019

Ex-follower in case of branded women: Leader was a con man NEW YORK (AP) — A filmmaker and former follower of the leader of an upstate New York self-help group has told a jury the defendant was a con man. Mark Vicente testified Thursday at the New York City sex trafficking trial of Keith Raniere (rah-NEER...
10:00, 05/09/2019

CES re-awards revoked robotics prize to women's sex toy There was outrage and disbelief earlier this year when the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) -- the organization behind the major CES annual tech show -- revoked its Robotics Innovation Award from women's sex toy Osé....
10:00, 05/08/2019

Sexual violence against women in conflict in the spotlight Germany, with the support of actor and activist Angelina Jolie, has forwarded a UN Security Council resolution addressing rape in conflicts — a subject central to one of Germany's best-known wartime novels....
11:48, 05/01/2019

A serial killer at the border – and the women who stood up to him A border patrol agent went on a rampage. In acts of unimaginable bravery, a group of friends confronted him When Erika Peña dropped something on the floor of his truck, reached down to pick it up and touched a gun instead, she did not startle. This w...
02:48, 05/09/2019

U.S. beat South Africa 3-0 in Women's World Cup warm-up "The United States got a goal in each half through Samantha Mewis and a late third from substitute Carli Lloyd to earn a 3-0 win over South Africa in a Women\u0027s World Cup warm-up in California on Sunday."...
23:48, 05/12/2019

The clubs aiming to break the mould for self-employed women Co-working spaces, immensely popular across the US, are now opening their doors in LondonWhen 32-year-old Kylie Griffiths wants to unwind, she heads to the sea. The Londoner loves the city she grew up in, but she feels it can quickly become claustrop...
16:48, 05/17/2019

‘You Should Be in the Kitchen’: At Afghan Assembly, Women Are Told They Don’t Belong Female delegates trying to speak on peace with the Taliban were told to sit down and shut up, raising fears that future governments will not protect their rights....
09:16, 05/03/2019

'Sister, where did you go?': the Native American women disappearing from US cities It is 10 years since Alyssa McLemore, 21, disappeared. Hers is just one of literally countless such cases across the US‘Essential first step’: Congress moves to act on crisis of violence against Native womenAlyssa McLemore’s grandmother called to tel...
08:32, 05/01/2019

More male managers avoid mentoring women or meeting alone with them A survey shows that more men are uncomfortable with one-on-one workplace activities with women. And amid all Facebook's issues, Sheryl Sandberg has something to say about it....
18:00, 05/17/2019

Women share their abortion stories in rebuke of Alabama 'ban' Women are sharing their stories of having an abortion on social media in response to the state of Alabama voting to enforce a near-total ban on the procedure....
23:00, 05/16/2019

Afghan women cry for help after journalist Mina Mangal's killing The recent murder of a prominent female journalist has once again shown how precarious life is for women in Afghanistan. There's little hope of the situation improving anytime soon....
10:48, 05/14/2019

Soccer: U.S. women thrash New Zealand 5-0 in World Cup warmup Carli Lloyd scored a brace of goals as the United States women thrashed New Zealand 5-0 in a friendly in St Louis on Thursday to extend their winning run to five games ahead of their World Cup title defense in France....
22:16, 05/16/2019

Violence Against Women in El Salvador Is Driving Them to Suicide — Or to the U.S. Border It’s hard to grasp the scale of El Salvador’s problem with gender violence. In the Central American country of just six million people, one woman was the victim of a femicide — a man murdering of a woman or girl because of her gende...
09:16, 05/14/2019

Carrie Underwood lifting up women on new Cry Pretty Tour 360 Typically, female country artists only get one or two slots on a tour or festival, but on Carrie Underwood’s new Cry Pretty Tour 360, six women will be behind the mic throughout the tour...
14:16, 04/30/2019

Happy Birthday to Dorothy Garrod, One of the First Women Archaeologists Equipped with only dining hall spoons, the clothes on their backs, and pure archaeological curiosity, undergraduates at Cambridge’s Newnham College in 1939 were given a crash course in field work when their professor, Dorothy Garrod, led them through...
19:48, 05/05/2019

Afghan women still face perils at home and in the workplace KABUL — Minutes before Mena Mangal, a prominent Afghan journalist and parliamentary adviser, was shot dead by two men in Kabul, she had slammed the door of her parent’s home after reminding them to pay the neighborhood shopkeeper 15 Afghanis (2...
16:32, 05/20/2019

US beat South Africa in Women's World Cup warm-up "The United States got a goal in each half through Samantha Mewis and a late third from substitute Carli Lloyd to earn a 3-0 win over South Africa in a Women\u0027s World Cup warm-up in California on Sunday."...
02:32, 05/13/2019

They Don’t Want to Preserve Life. They Just Want to Punish Women and Enact Pain Last weekend, I was invited to a brunch hosted by Ebele Okobi, who is Facebook’s Head of Public Policy, Africa, and was my de facto tour guide and event planner during my week abroad. There were nine of us there—an African diasporic reunion of black ...
09:16, 05/17/2019

Goal driven: five players who have shaped women’s football The Women’s World Cup kicks off next month – and England might even win it. Mark Bailey interviews five key players from different generations to chart the unstoppable rise of women’s footballThe future of football is feminine,” pledged Sepp Blatter ...
06:16, 05/05/2019

A sex strike is not enough: women need to down tools completely | Suzanne Moore The idea proposed last week by Alyssa Milano won’t cut it. To assert their worth, women should refuse to fulfil the unpaid labour expected by societySex is the very least of our concerns, the last thing that has to be crossed off the to-do list. Or s...
12:00, 05/13/2019

Suspected serial killer now charged in deaths of 12 women A home health aide accused of killing an 81-year-old woman in Texas is now suspected in the deaths of 11 other women by smothering them with a pillow before robbing them, court records show. Accused serial killer Billy Chemirmir, 46, was indicted Tue...
13:32, 05/16/2019

Trump campaign paid women workers nearly 20% less than men, filing says Trump's 2016 campaign paid most of its female employees nearly 20% less than male counterparts, according to a filing in a suit by Alva Johnson....
14:00, 05/13/2019

Sam Kerr to lead Australia squad at Women’s World Cup SYDNEY (AP) — Sam Kerr has been selected as captain of Australia’s 23-player squad for the Women’s World Cup which kicks off next month in France. Lisa de Vanna, Clare Polkinghome and Lydia Williams have been picked for a fourth World Cup...
17:16, 05/13/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Heeding the call for women’s rights around the planet Women and activists have been reflecting on the progress made across the world in 2018 in reducing discrimination and inequalities based on gender and what hopes they have for 2019....
09:48, 04/28/2019

N.C.A.A. Women’s Final: Baylor Is Champion With Win Over Notre Dame The Lady Bears, despite losing a top player and then having the Irish’s best player at the line in the final seconds, beat Notre Dame with the title at stake for the second time in eight years....
10:16, 04/28/2019

Saudi Arabia Releases More Women Activists on Bail Saudi Arabia released on bail at least five women facing charges over their human-rights work in a case that has sparked widespread international criticism of the kingdom’s crackdown on dissent....
04:16, 05/03/2019

Michigan man charged with murder in fatal beating of 2 women MASON, Mich. (AP) — A man has been charged in the killings of two women who were found fatally beaten after he showed cellphone photos of their bodies to sheriff’s deputies during a traffic stop in central Michigan. Kiernan Brown, of Delta Town...
16:16, 05/14/2019

The prison where women say guards and medical staff preyed on them Former inmates at a California prison allege a range of sexual abuses by employees – from overt assault to subtle misconduct – made easy by the toxic power dynamicsIn 2011, Michele Infante was incarcerated for close to six months at the Century Regio...
03:48, 05/02/2019

Lyon beats Barcelona 4-1 to win Women’s Champions League BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Lyon beat Barcelona 4-1 to win its fourth consecutive Women’s Champions League title on Saturday. Ada Hegerberg scored three times in the first half to lead the French squad, which also won its sixth Champions League cr...
11:16, 05/18/2019

Women fight to solve mysterious murders in Venezuela More than 8,200 people died in extrajudicial killings in Venezuela between 2015 and 2017, estimates Amnesty International. And the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has accused state-aligned groups of targeting Venezuelan civilians fo...
08:48, 04/30/2019

Nigerian debut novelist among finalists for Women’s Prize Nigerian debut novelist Oyinkan Braithwaite and U.K. Booker Prize winner Anna Burns are among six finalists for the international Women’s Prize for Fiction...
10:48, 04/29/2019

Lyon Women thrash Barca to win sixth UCL title Ballon d'Or winner Ada Hegerberg struck a first-half hat trick as Lyon thumped Barcelona 4-1 to win the Women's Champions League for the fourth successive season....
12:00, 05/18/2019

Top women's hockey players to boycott professional leagues More than 200 women's hockey players, including the game's biggest names, said on Thursday they will not play in any North American league next season as part of a boycott they hope will bring about a more economically viable league....
11:48, 05/02/2019

The Latest: Bauer Hockey backs women’s boycott, looks to NHL The Latest on women’s hockey players announcing boycott in demand for one league (all times Eastern): 12:30 p.m. Bauer Hockey is supporting the world’s top female hockey players as they boycott professional hockey in North America next se...
10:00, 05/02/2019

Suspects in murder of Scandinavian women go on trial in Morocco Twenty-three Moroccan men and a Swiss-Spanish convert to Islam appeared in an anti-terrorist court on Thursday accused of offences in connection with the killing of two Scandinavian women, judiciary officials said....
09:32, 05/02/2019

N.W.H.L. Moves to Unify Pro Women’s Hockey as Its Rival Fades Away After the sudden departure of the Canadian Women’s Hockey League, the National Women’s Hockey League is getting a big boost from the N.H.L. And it’s moving into Canada....
13:00, 04/29/2019

Is North Carolina really committed to returning women's basketball to the top? From the way it handled Sylvia Hatchell's exit to its announcement of Courtney Banghart's hiring, UNC doesn't seem truly invested in women's basketball....
12:32, 05/01/2019

Sudanese women at forefront of protests after years of oppression Mervat al-Neel was one of the many women whose protests helped bring down Sudanese autocrat Omar Hassan al-Bashir. Now she is standing up to the generals who replaced him....
05:16, 04/30/2019

Georgia executes man convicted of murder of two women in 1994 A 52-year-old man convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend and her friend during an argument in 1994 was put to death by lethal injection on Thursday, state corrections officials said....
20:16, 05/02/2019

Women seek voice in Afghan peace talks Afghan women are demanding a strong voice in peace talks between the government and the Taliban but are so far meeting resistance. (April 29)        ...
04:16, 04/29/2019

Chasing Growth, a Women’s Health Start-Up Cut Corners Nurx, an online prescribing app, drew attention with its pitch about female empowerment. Former employees said it took a laissez-faire approach to women’s health....
10:32, 04/28/2019

Italy's men are starting to matter in tennis like its women After four decades of dormancy, male tennis players in Italy are finally showing signs of becoming as good as the women have been        ...
04:32, 05/15/2019

A growing share of women age 25-54 are working or looking for jobs. Here's why. A growing share of women aged 25 to 54 are working or looking for jobs, outpacing the increase for men. More firms let women balance work and family.        ...
23:16, 05/02/2019

Meredith teams with Katie Couric on projects for women Meredith is teaming up with former TV news anchor Katie Couric and fashion designer Brandon Maxwell on two new video and digital offerings aimed at women. Couric, who appeared via video at the Meredith NewFront Thursday, said she is going to spotligh...
23:16, 05/02/2019

4 Saudi women activists freed pending trial Authorities have claimed the women's rights advocates were working for foreign intelligence agencies. Several writers and academics who supported the women were also recently arrested....
23:00, 05/02/2019

Vatican relaunches women's magazine team after resignations The Vatican has announced a new editorial leadership team for its women's magazine, following the clamorous exit of its previous editor who alleged a campaign of delegitimization by the Vatican's new communications operation....
07:48, 04/30/2019

Corsie to skipper Scotland in Women's World Cup debut "Scotland\u0027s Rachel Corsie will captain the World Cup debutants in next month\u0027s women\u0027s tournament but versatile Arsenal player Emma Mitchell was left out of the 23-member squad named by manager Shelley Kerr on Wednesday."...
09:16, 05/15/2019

Georgia executes man convicted of 1994 murder of two women The U.S. state of Georgia on Thursday executed a 52-year-old man convicted of shooting and killing his ex-girlfriend and one of her friends during an argument in 1994....
20:16, 05/02/2019

Women’s $1 Mother’s Day gift turns out to be $1.3M lotto prize AUTRYVILLE, N.C. — A North Carolina woman was gifted a $1 lottery ticket for Mother’s Day that turned out to be worth $1.3 million. News outlets report Vielka Roman, of Sampson County, won the third-largest jackpot ever in the Carolina Cash 5 g...
04:32, 05/16/2019

Kamala Harris Proposes Fining Companies That Pay Men More Than Women (NEW YORK) — Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris is unveiling a pay inequity proposal that aims to close the gender pay gap by holding corporations accountable when men are paid more than women. Harris’ plan would require comp...
19:32, 05/20/2019

| Why Afghan refugee women in Pakistan fear repatriation Female refugees in Pakistan have told Al Jazeera that they are reluctant to return to Afghanistan because they fear violence and the forced recruitment of their children as child soldiers....
14:16, 05/09/2019

The Latest: Tennessee speaker, aide sent texts about women NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the Tennessee House speaker’s chief of staff (all times local): 6:15 p.m. A newspaper is reporting that the Tennessee House speaker and his top aide sent each other sexually explicit text messages about wom...
16:48, 05/06/2019

Melinda Gates Wants Tech to Wake Up to Women's Empowerment The co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation talks to WIRED about what international aid can teach Silicon Valley, and why you should put down your phone....
14:48, 05/09/2019

Commissioner Silver wants half of new NBA referees and coaches to be women NBA Commissioner Adam Silver on Thursday made a call for more gender diversity among referees and head coaches in a league he has overseen for five years....
17:32, 05/09/2019

Women’s Clothing Chain Dressbarn to Close its 650 Stores (NEW YORK) — Dressbarn, the women’s clothing chain that’s been around for nearly 60 years, is closing all 650 of its stores. The company’s chief financial officer, Steven Taylor, said Dressbarn has not been operating at an ...
07:48, 05/21/2019

In India's Election, Parties See Women's Vote as Critical Indian political parties are vying for support from women, who are voting in record numbers in national elections and increasingly making decisions about whom they will back independent of family patriarchs....
06:32, 05/10/2019

Melinda Gates Wants More Girls and Women in STEM. Here’s How She’s Working Toward That. For proof of just how dedicated Melinda Gates is to creating opportunities for future generations, look no further than her mission to help girls and women get into STEM careers. With her position as the co-founder Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and...
11:32, 05/21/2019

Voice assistants seem to be worse at understanding commands from women More women report being misunderstood by voice assistants than men, adding to growing evidence that speech recognition is better with some groups over others...
05:32, 05/09/2019

Brazilian officer a ‘stellar example’ of why more women are needed in UN peacekeeping Training gender advisors and focal points in the Central African Republic (CAR) has earned a Brazilian United Nations peacekeeper a special gender advocate award, it was announced on Tuesday....
09:48, 04/28/2019

Meet the female powerhouse duo changing the way women work Start-up supremo Debbie Wosskow and former CEO Anna Jones are changing the way we work — to suit women. As they get the keys to their Mayfair club, they tell Phoebe Luckhurst how they're building a billion-pound empire...
09:16, 05/07/2019

Game of Thrones has betrayed the women who made it great Once you could have argued it was a feminist show, but now GoT is letting down its female characters in a shockingly tone deaf way – from ‘unstable’ Daenerys to weeping BrienneUntil recently, you could make the argument that Game of Thrones was a ste...
09:00, 05/08/2019

FIFA faces fan backlash over seating at women's World Cup World soccer governing body FIFA is facing a backlash on social media from fans who bought multiple tickets for next month's women's World Cup in France only to discover that their seats were not together....
01:48, 05/22/2019

Women's World Cup 2019: the complete guide to all the stadiums All you need to know about the nine venues for the tournament in France, including history lessons and the hitches along the wayClick on each image for caption information Continue reading......
02:48, 05/22/2019

Sam Kerr places third in BBC women’s footballer of the year award Australian loses out to winner Ada Hegerberg Pernille Harder comes second in global fan voteMatildas captain Sam Kerr narrowly missed out on adding another accolade to her impressive list of individual honours, placing third in the prestigious BBC wo...
00:16, 05/22/2019

Penn State professor accused of kidnapping two women A Penn State Beaver professor moonlighting as an Uber driver is accused of kidnapping and harassing two female passengers early Saturday, a report said. Richard Lomotey, a 36-year-old assistant professor of information sciences and technology at the ...
20:00, 05/11/2019

I have just discovered my brother secretly wears women’s underwear. What should I do? We grew up in a devout Mormon family. He doesn’t want any of us to know, but I love him and don’t want to make a mistakeI am trying to wrap my head around the fact that my younger brother wears bras and knickers. He doesn’t know that I know. This cam...
08:32, 05/06/2019

Congrats to Joe Biden for Keeping His Grubby Hands Off Women The speed with which the stories of Biden’s inappropriate touching of women—and, I cannot stress this enough, hair smelling—came and went was depressing. He issued a non-apology, made jokes about it on stage, and everyone decided that it was fine....
08:00, 05/06/2019

Zimbabwean scholar named one of the most inspiring women in the world The life-size bronze figure of accomplished Zimbabwean scholar Tererai Trent will be unveiled in the United States to celebrate Women's Equality Day in August....
11:48, 05/09/2019

How To Beat Boko Haram? Treat Women Better, Analysts Say Tens of thousands of women have been freed from Nigeria's brutal Boko Haram fighters, but providing a safe future for them is critical to winning the war, analysts warned Tuesday....
21:00, 05/20/2019

Inspiring thousands: a photo essay on the women's FA Cup final Manchester City faced underdogs West Ham in front of a huge crowd at Wembley on Saturday. Photojournalist Jonny Weeks met with supporters and went behind the scenes for the showpiece eventAs the coach pulls into the car park just outside Wembley stad...
03:16, 05/06/2019

'A vanishingly small number' of women have abortions in the third trimester. Here's why most of them do it. iStock Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg said women undergoing so-called "late-term abortions" do so because "something about the health or the life of the mother ... forces them to make an impossible, unthinkable choice." A fraction of 1% of abor...
15:00, 05/21/2019

Texas police: Similarities among attacks of transgender women Dallas police are investigating whether there is a connection between the deaths of two transgender women and an assault on a third in the past seven months, authorities said....
06:00, 05/22/2019

UA Women’s Golf Advances to NCAA semi-finals TUCSON –  The Arizona Wildcats women’s golf team advanced to the semifinals of the NCAA Championships at The Blessings Golf Course Tuesday, thanks to a dramatic putt from Haley Moore on her final hole. Here’s more from Tuesday night...
22:00, 05/21/2019

SNL wishes a Happy Mother's Day to the women who put up with all your (literal) shit Emma Thompson hosted last night’s Saturday Night Live, which saw the universally respected thespian amiably willing to goof about in all manner of silly costumes and personas. (Yes, the Late Night star did don a giant teapot costume for a Beauty And ...
05:00, 05/12/2019

Maryland women add Tennessee transfer Mimi Collins COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Maryland has boosted its frontcourt by adding Tennessee transfer Mimi Collins. Maryland announced Tuesday that Collins had signed with the Terrapins. Collins announced May 2 on social media that she was leaving Tennessee. Col...
18:32, 05/21/2019

Lyon demolish Barcelona to win Women's Champions League – as it happened Lyon win fourth straight European title with 4-1 winHegerberg hits hattrick in whirlwind opening half-hour 7.44pm BST That’s all from me. Thanks for reading! 7.44pm BST And here’s Suzanne Wrack’s report from Budapest: Related: Hegerberg stars as Lyon...
15:16, 05/18/2019

Women are dying in Indian Country. We must act | Debra Anne Haaland The epidemic of missing and murdered indigenous women has long been overlooked. That’s why I’m fighting for them in CongressWhat would you do if your sister, your daughter or your mother went missing without explanation? There would be search parties...
06:00, 05/02/2019

Modi Government First To Have Six Women Cabinet Ministers: Sushma Swaraj External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Wednesday that Modi government is the first government after Independence to have six women Cabinet Ministers with two of them as members of the Cabinet......
20:48, 05/15/2019

Steph Houghton hails Women’s FA Cup final crowd: ‘We dreamed about this’ • Manchester City captain excited at expected record attendance• Beating West Ham would bring City second cup this seasonManchester City are aiming for a cup double in the Women’s FA Cup final on Saturday to make up for losing out to Arsenal in the l...
08:00, 05/02/2019

Will the W Series herald a new age for women in motor sport? | Giles Richards Only two women have ever competed in Formula One. The radical W Series, which begins this weekend at Hockenheim, is hoping to change that and inspire a new generationNinety years ago Eliska Junkova – the queen of the steering wheel as she was known –...
06:00, 05/02/2019

UK energy companies fail to promote women to executive roles Male-dominated boards due to lack of flexible working and unconscious bias, report findsLeading UK energy companies are failing to promote women into senior roles, figures show.Just 6% of executive board seats are filled by women, and 42% of major en...
22:32, 05/15/2019

Women shouldn't have to tell abortion stories to remind lawmakers they're human #YouKnowMe is both powerful and profoundly depressing – women shouldn’t have to justify wanting bodily autonomySign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading......
17:48, 05/18/2019

An anti-LGBT politician got photobombed by two young women kissing Social activists Gaia Parisi and Matilde Rizzo are just friends -- but when Italy's ultra-conservative Interior Minister Matteo Salvini visited their hometown, the 19-year-olds couldn't resist the chance to photobomb him with a same-sex kiss....
11:00, 05/02/2019

Women outliving men ‘everywhere’, new UN health agency statistics report shows Average life-expectancy globally has increased by five-and-a-half years since the turn of the century, and women outlive men “everywhere”, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday....
09:32, 04/28/2019

Vidyasagar, The 19th Century Polymath Who Fought For Women Emancipation As revered as Swami Vivekananda by Bengalis, Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar is the 19th century polymath reformer who modernised and simplified the Bengali alphabet and propagated widow remarriage....
10:16, 05/15/2019

Three Influential Activists Have Launched an Organization to Mobilize Women in U.S. Politics (WASHINGTON) — Three of the nation’s most influential activists are launching an organization that aims to harness the political power of women to influence elections and shape local and national policy priorities. Dubbed Supermajority, t...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Meet the badass women competing in this year’s Miss USA pageant The beauty queen representing New York in Thursday night’s Miss USA pageant is a 27-year-old Bronx-born portrait artist, who also has a second-degree black belt in taekwondo. Lehman College graduate student Florinda Kajtazi will be among the 51...
19:16, 05/02/2019

South Korea's Ji targets women's World Cup knockout stages South Korea are hopeful of qualifying for the knockout stages of the women's World Cup in France next month despite being placed in a tough group, midfielder Ji So-yun has said....
01:48, 05/22/2019

Hefty Raises, Olympic Gold, and Then Crumbs for U.S. Women’s Hockey Two years after threatening a boycott to gain better pay and benefits, the American women wonder whether the future of their sport is as bright as the present....
13:00, 04/29/2019

Jill Ellis names experienced USA roster for Women's World Cup Veterans Morgan Brian and Ali Krieger among surprise choicesMore than half of 23 players were on 2015 World Cup championsThe United States women’s national team will not be wanting for experience when they kick off their World Cup title defense in 40...
14:16, 05/02/2019

Women's hockey players announce boycott of pro leagues Unhappy with the status quo, more than 200 of the world’s top female hockey players declared they will not compete in North America next season.        ...
11:48, 05/02/2019

Alyssa Milano says she is 'pro-life,' then defends abortions for women in certain 'circumstances' Actress/activist Alyssa Milano defended her "sex strike" on Tuesday night and insisted that she and every "human on the planet" are "pro-life" despite advocating for abortions. ...
20:32, 05/14/2019

One Of The Top Voices For Women In Sports Doesn't Think Caster Semenya Is A Woman It’s difficult to talk about women in sports without talking about the work of Nancy Hogshead-Makar. She won three gold medals as a swimmer in the 1984 Olympics, and that’s possibly the lesser part of her résumé given what she’s done since. She’s spe...
08:16, 05/08/2019

NYC measles outbreak worsens as infections near 400, including 2 pregnant women Almost 400 people in New York City have contracted measles since the outbreak began in October, according to new data from the New York City Health Department....
14:16, 04/28/2019

Lawsuit targets strip searches of women at Michigan jail A federal lawsuit says female inmates at a southeastern Michigan jail were forced to remove their clothes in front of male inmates and guards as well as other jail employees....
07:00, 05/16/2019

No need to Google gender bias to see women come up short. S.H.E. hopes to change that A new program created by the hair products company Pantene aims to make sure search results are more equitable between men and women        ...
09:16, 04/30/2019

Congresswoman Elise Stefanik Has a Plan to Get More Republican Women Elected Representative Elise Stefanik can pinpoint the moment that crystallized the issue for her: It was the week after the midterm elections, and the newly elected members of the House of Representatives lined up for a photo. Representing the Democratic si...
06:48, 05/09/2019

Survey: One in six women say they were sexually harassed at Coachella and Stagecoach 2019 The Palm Springs Desert Sun surveyed over 300 women at the 2019 Coachella and Stagecoach festivals.        ...
19:48, 05/17/2019

High-tech sex toy for women wins back a rescinded award ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — A trade group has reinstated an award to the makers of a robotic sex toy for women that it had taken away four months ago for not keeping with its image. The Consumer Technology Association on Wednesday restored the Consumer Ele...
07:32, 05/09/2019

Alabama’s abortion ban is about keeping poor women down | Emma Brockes For the 25 white, male state senators voting for it, this is not about the foetus but about maintaining the social orderA lot of good points were made about the inconsistencies and hypocrisies of Alabama’s 25 white male lawmakers who passed the anti-...
01:48, 05/17/2019

21 Thousand Women In US Ordered Abortion Pills Online In 6 Months As many as 21,000 women in the United States ordered abortion pills online in the past six months- between October 2018 and March 2019-according to figures revealed by a charity Aid Access....
06:16, 05/22/2019

TNW2019 Daily: Don’t miss these inspiring talks from women in tech There are only nine days left until TNW2019! In today’s newsletter, I’d like to talk about something close to my heart: diversity in the tech industry. As a woman in tech, I’m really excited to join TheNextWomen Summit at TNW Conference. We’ve partne...
10:32, 04/30/2019

Family GP who groped women and girls over 20 year period is jailed A family GP who abused his trusted position in the community to grope women and girls over the course of two decades has been jailed for ten-and-a-half years today....
05:00, 05/17/2019

Record attendance for English women’s match expected at FA Cup final • West Ham and Manchester City meet at Wembley on Saturday• Crowd is on course to break 45,423 record in last year’s finalThe Football Association is quietly confident that the record attendance for women’s domestic football in England will be broken...
07:32, 05/01/2019

Why 'shaking things up' is more important than playing at Women's World Cup for Hegerberg She's one of the globe's best players but the world won't be able to watch Ada Hegerberg this summer for what is being described as the mother of all women's tournaments....
08:32, 05/17/2019

Are ‘women in tech’ events helpful or hurtful to gender equality? A tech conference is perhaps one of the very few places where women don’t have to wait in a hellishly long line for the toilets. Countless tech events, like Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference, seriously lack female attendance — yet anothe...
05:32, 05/01/2019

France hands down 447 fines in 8 months under a new law punishing harassment of women French courts have in the last eight months handed 447 fines to violators of a new law that seeks to combat harassment of women, the country's equality minister Marlène Schiappa has confirmed....
17:00, 04/30/2019

Texas man charged with killing 12 women, police look at 750 other deaths for possible links A Texas man has been charged with killing 12 elderly women, and police are now reexamining hundreds of other deaths to see if he might be connected. A Dallas County grand jury Tuesday returned six capital murder indictments against Billy Chemirmir, 4...
11:16, 05/17/2019

Vatican women's magazine hires new team after protest resignations Founder Lucetta Scaraffia quit over ‘climate of distrust’ after magazine revealed abuse of nunsThe Vatican has unveiled a new editorial committee for its women’s magazine following the sudden resignation of its former editor and other members over an...
10:00, 05/01/2019

Germany's FDP rejects women's quota, elects new general secretary Germany's male-heavy opposition Free Democrats (FDP) have rejected women quotas. Gearing up for polls in three eastern German regions, they did, however, pick a new general secretary, Linda Teuteberg from Brandenburg....
11:48, 05/01/2019

I thought the main issue in women's sports was equal pay. I was wrong We are told female athletes are paid less than men because they generate less money. But that will always be the case if women’s sports aren’t marketed properlyIn women’s sports we talk a lot about equal pay. The focus of the conversation is usually ...
03:00, 05/09/2019

Two transgender women have been killed and a third stabbed in the past seven months in Dallas Dallas police are investigating whether the killing of two transgender woman and the assault of third over the past seven months are related, authorities said Tuesday....
04:00, 05/22/2019

| Klaas, Wolvaardt star as Proteas women level series A hat-trick by Masabata Klaas coupled with a half-century from Laura Wolvaardt’s helped the Proteas beat Pakistan to level the ODI series between the two nations....
19:48, 05/09/2019

Women Wanted: Blue-Collar Fields Find New Workforce A growing number of women are taking jobs in blue-collar roles that have long been—and still are—mostly men. The share of truck drivers, electricians, plumbers and mechanics who are women recently touched the highest level in at least 25 years....
14:16, 04/29/2019

VOTE: Who's going to win 2019 French Open women's singles title? "Can Serena Williams win her first Grand Slam since her comeback at the 2019 French Open, or will Simona Halep defend her first major title from Roland Garros last year?"...
09:16, 05/16/2019

Zaferes lead US women’s podium sweep in Yokohama triathlon YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Katie Zaferes led an American sweep of the women’s podium in the world series triathlon in Yokohama on Saturday. Summer Rappaport and Taylor Spivey finished second and third within 77 seconds of Zaferes, earning the fourt...
09:48, 05/18/2019

From Agatha Christie to Gillian Flynn: 50 great thrillers by women In response to a list of the 100 best crime novels that had only 28 female authors, Ann Cleeves, Val McDermid and Dreda Say Mitchell and other leading writers nominate some alternativesWhen the Sunday Times picked its 100 favourite crime and spy nove...
09:48, 05/16/2019

2 Canadian organizations invited to G7 Women Summit in Paris, France The London Abused Women's Centre and Truro, Nova Scotia's Persons Against Non-State Torture have been invited to the Women 7 (W7) Summit in Paris, France. ...
01:00, 05/02/2019

AP source: UNC hiring Banghart as women's basketball coach A person with knowledge of the situation says North Carolina has reached a deal with Princeton's Courtney Banghart to become the Tar Heels' new women's basketball coach        ...
23:00, 04/29/2019

54 women and children rescued from Boko Haram, Nigerian military says The Nigerian Army has rescued 54 Nigerian civilians – 29 women and 25 children – from the clutches of the terrorist group, Boko Haram, the country’s military announced Monday....
10:00, 05/14/2019

England announce squad for Women's World Cup in France - video The Lionesses have announced their 23-strong squad for the World Cup in France, which begins next month. Manchester City's Steph Houghton will captain the team, which features 11 World Cup first-timers and veterans Karen Carney, Jill Scott and Lucy B...
22:32, 05/08/2019

Man says women he invited to spend the night swiped watches, $25K in cash A Madison Avenue resident awoke to find two of his pricey watches — including a $42,000 Rolex — and $25,000 in cash were stolen after he invited a pair of women back to his pad, cops said. The 27-year-old victim met the two suspected croo...
01:00, 05/09/2019

NCAA announces 5-year strategy for women's basketball The NCAA has announced a five-year strategy providing guidelines for decision making across all three divisions, the first time the NCAA has come up with a cross-divisional plan for a single sport        ...
07:16, 04/30/2019

Progesterone only prevents miscarriage in women with history of pregnancy loss (Reuters Health) - Giving progesterone to women with bleeding early in pregnancy doesn't prevent pregnancy loss, except among women who have had a previous miscarriage, according to a study of 4,153 women treated at 48 hospitals in the UK....
01:32, 05/09/2019

West Point set to see record number of black women graduate Class of 2019 will include 34 female African America graduates, the largest in the military academy’s history, and 19 Hispanic womenThe US Military Academy at West Point is set to see a record number of black women graduate this spring. The group of ...
11:16, 05/17/2019

Man convicted for raping 7 Tucson women sentenced to 274 years in prison TUCSON – A man convicted for raping numerous women in Tucson was sentenced to 274 years in prison Monday. After receiving funding to test untested sexual assault kits in 2017, Tucson Police Department linked Nathan Loebe to raping seven women b...
17:16, 05/20/2019

2019 Women's World Cup: Ajara optimistic 'Cameroon can do better in France' Cameroon forward Nchout Njoya Ajara insists the Indomitable Lionesses will show significant progress when they compete at the Women's World Cup in June....
13:48, 05/03/2019

Women behind almost half of individual Trump contributions in first three months of year Rose Bove is willing to put her money where her mouth is. So in addition to telling friends about her support for President Trump, she’s been donating to his campaign. “It’s dribs and drabs,” said the Staten Island resident. “I give $3 here, $5 there...
20:00, 05/11/2019

Guard Evina Westbrook leaves Tennessee for UConn women STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Former Tennessee guard Evina Westbrook has joined the UConn women’s basketball team. UConn said Saturday the 6-footer will have two years of eligibility left. Westbrook led the Lady Vols with 14.9 points and 5.3 assists a g...
15:00, 05/11/2019