Requiem For a Who: Idol Weekly Remembers American Idol

In 13 years and 14 seasons, American Idol has seen just a handful of success stories that live up to its name. Contestants like Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood, Jennifer Hudson, and Daughtry have become legitimate superstars, leaving an impact on popular culture that extends beyond the Fox show’s shadow. But most of… » 5/11/15 12:50pm 5/11/15 12:50pm

Ebola Is Temporarily Halting Female Genital Mutilation in Sierra Leone

The devastating Ebola outbreak in West Africa has one slim silver lining: it's temporarily putting a stop to the female genital mutilation in Sierra Leone, where the procedure is traditionally performed on most pre-pubescent girls. Bloomberg reports that many FGM practitioners are refusing to do the procedure, because… » 1/14/15 4:20pm 1/14/15 4:20pm

Kenyan Bishops: Don't Vaccinate Your Kids; It's a Birth Control Trap!

The Catholic Church and Kenya's government are at odds over a vaccine that religious leaders say is a sterilization drug disguised as a tetanus shot. The Church is advising women not to vaccinate themselves or their children because they might ruin their reproductive future. Meanwhile, political leaders say the drug… » 11/12/14 2:20pm 11/12/14 2:20pm