Women Are Still Losing Jobs in the Public Sector

A pretty blah jobs report came out today: the economy only added 80,000 jobs in June, and the unemployment rate is still stuck at 8.2 percent. If you're wondering what that means for women, the National Women's Law Center analyzed June's jobs data and found that women lost 17,000 public sector jobs while men gained… » 7/06/12 5:00pm 7/06/12 5:00pm

Aimee Copeland, Victim of Flesh-Eating Bacteria, Is Finally Able to…

There's some good news in the case of Aimee Copeland, the 24-year-old woman in Georgia who came down with a horrifying case of necrotizing fasciitis (NF) that started after a flesh-eating bacteria called Aeromonas hydrophila infected a gash in her leg. She first cut her leg on May 1st, and several days later she was… » 5/28/12 8:45pm 5/28/12 8:45pm

Everyone Waiting Until The Economy Isn't Crappy to Get Divorced and…

Over the last 4 years or so, a backlog of angry, resentful couples too poor to divorce has been building. Meanwhile, scores of fertile but financially hesitant women have been revving their ovaries, waiting until the economic picture rights itself before introducing an expensive baby into the family. As soon as this… » 1/27/12 6:50pm 1/27/12 6:50pm

Job Prospects For Women Improve From 'Shit' to 'Crap'

On the heels of the "man-cession" is the "he-covery," two neologisms similar in that they both pertain to men's economic prospects during the last few years and they're both irritating as hell. Despite the fact that for every three new jobs in 2011, two went to men, it now looks like women and men are back to being… » 1/10/12 1:35pm 1/10/12 1:35pm

Economy Forcing Men To Lower Themselves & Take Awful Ladyjobs

Remember the recession (or, alternately: he-cession, or man-cession, or The Great American Economic Cockblock) when no one could shut up about how men were losing their jobs in droves and ladies were the only people gainfully employed? Well, banish those obnoxious neologisms from your vocabulary right this instant—… » 1/03/12 2:00pm 1/03/12 2:00pm

Gabrielle Giffords' Incredible TV Interview

Last night TV viewers had an unusual choice. By flipping between two networks' primetime news magazine shows, they got to see that absolute worst and best of America. While NBC's Rock Center featured former Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky suggesting that kids might have made up their abuse claims, ABC's 20/20 had… » 11/15/11 11:35am 11/15/11 11:35am