Mayor of Monrovia Was Forced to Step Down After Breaking Her Friend Out of Jail

Although it's quite true that wearing a city's mayoral sash and brandishing an official oversized pair of ribbon cutting shears makes someone pretty powerful, it doesn't (usually) mean that they're above the law, which is why Monrovia's powerful mayor was forced to resign recently. Mary Broh, the reform-minded mayor… »3/10/13 1:30pm3/10/13 1:30pm


The Most Inspirational Moments From The Nobel Peace Prize Award Ceremony

On Friday, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Leymah Gbowee, and Tawakkol Karman were awarded their Nobel Peace Prizes. During the ceremony, all three women spoke eloquently about the struggles they'd faced—not just as women, but as people living under oppressive regimes. Given that the prize was shared by the three women, it's… »12/11/11 4:05pm12/11/11 4:05pm

Nudie Text Censored At Texas High; Barbie Jumps On The Green Bandwagon

Officials at a Texas high school have their panties in a twist about nude pictures of women in the background of a German textbook. They will either ban the book or put a sticker over the naughty bits. • More banning! This time across the globe in India, some Hindu groups want to ban the Mike Meyers/ Jessica Alba film »5/13/08 5:30pm5/13/08 5:30pm