Late Friday night in the diplomatic district of Dhaka, Bangladesh, ISIS gunmen carried out an attack at one of the city’s popular local restaurants. Two policemen have been killed in the vicious, ongoing standoff, and 30 have been injured.
Finally, an article that punctures the infuriating cottage industry that has sprung up around French women telling us Americans that we too can be "naturally thin," if only we had the self-control to stop stuffing our faces with MacDo.
Here's something we didn't know: Kelly Clarkson bought a gold ring once owned by Jane Austen at an action last year. Here's something else we didn't know: The ring is in the UK and the government doesn't want it leaving the country. Permission denied!
The Pew Research Center just released the results of a new survey detailing the acceptance of homosexuality around the globe. The numbers you see above represent the percent of people who believe in acceptance — as polled in 39 countries among 37,653 respondents from March 2 to May 1, 2013.
Qatar may be one of the richest countries in the world, and the United States may be the home of the free and the land of the brave, but a new poll has found that seven of the world's happiest countries are in Latin America.
As the Iranian school year begins today, Human Rights Watch is urging the nation to reconsider the male-only restrictions on 77 majors, including accounting, counseling, and engineering. Alarmingly, the ban was only instituted last month; while no clear reason for the new restriction has been cited by the Iranian…
George Clooney led a protest in Washington, DC today, in which he and other demonstrators — including his father, Nick Clooney — called on alleged war criminal Omar-Al Bashir to stop the violence in Sudan and allow humanitarian aid workers to enter the country. Both George and Nick were arrested, as were former…
Fairy tales teach us that part of being a princess means having your dreams come true. Getting what you want. Princess Ameerah al-Taweel is gorgeous, rich, and owns a pet zebra. But her true desire? To be able to drive in her homeland of Saudi Arabia — and for other women to be able to drive as well.
This week while testifying before the U.S. Foreign Policy Priorities Committee, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton praised Al Jazeera and dared to suggest that the constant fear-mongering, silly social networking, and misinformation featured on CNN, Fox News, and MSNBC isn't the height of journalistic excellence.
Today I read an op-ed in the New York Times that made me so angry it took me a good couple hours to calm down after reading it. I'm still fuming.
Critics are complaining that President Obama's Tuesday night address lacked analysis of the situation facing women in the region, which appears to contradict Hillary Clinton's pledge to make women's issues a cornerstone of national security strategy. Was the omission intentional?
Just this week Pakistan, the Congo, Uganda, Afghanistan, and Thailand have made headlines concerning systemic economic and physical violence against women. So why is does much of the media continue to focus on what Hillary Clinton can't do about it?