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

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 1:30pm 3/10/13 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 4:05pm 12/11/11 4:05pm

Three Female Leaders Win Nobel Peace Prize

For the first time since Wangari Maathai, who passed away last month, a woman has won the Nobel Peace Prize. Three women, to be exact — Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Leymah Gbowee of Liberia, and Tawakul Karman of Yemen. » 10/07/11 11:20am 10/07/11 11:20am

It Was The Best Of Clothes, It Was The Worst Of Clothes: Glamour's

Glamour's 20th annual Women of the Year awards at Carnegie Hall brought together world leaders and royalty with the Hollywood varietal. And the clothes? From regal to royal mess! » 11/09/10 10:35am 11/09/10 10:35am

Eight Year Old Girl Shunned By Her Family After She Is Raped By Several…

An absolutely heartbreaking story is unfolding in Arizona, as an 8-year-old Liberian girl has been shunned by her own parents after being the victim of a gang rape by four boys aged 9, 10, 13, and 14. » 7/25/09 4:15pm 7/25/09 4:15pm

Drew Peterson Pleads Not Guilty • Pretty People Get Paid More

Drew Peterson's rash and callous statements about his dead wives may lead to a guilty conviction in the murder of his third wife, Kathleen Savio. (Today, Peterson pled not guilty in court.) • » 5/18/09 5:30pm 5/18/09 5:30pm

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 5:30pm 5/13/08 5:30pm