Plus-size models may finally be getting the widespread attention they deserve: Tess Munster became the first model of her size and height to be signed to a major modeling agency.
The first round of negotiations between the United States and Cuba drew to a close this week, and it's clear that those who rang the alarm bells over renewed diplomatic engagement with Cuba were premature in their criticism.
The "1%" label has become synonymous for wealth inequality and economic injustice, warning of the rise of a new global elite.
The buzz has flatlined. The whispers are fading away. Mitt Romney will not launch a third presidential campaign.
It's one of the oldest questions known to man (and woman): Can truly platonic relationships ever exist, or will there always be some bit of attraction there?
In October, the city of Philadelphia decriminalized the possession of small amounts of marijuana for personal use.
People have been replacing actual lyrics with "whoa-oo-ohs" for as long as there have been songs. It's often catchy, but it's also just the easiest way to escape the need to write actually meaningful lyrics.
Sing it, ladies: "Anything you can do, I can do better." A new study from Gijsbert Stoet of the University of Glasgow and David C.
Are your random tweets poetry? No — but they could be. That's the idea behind Poetweet, a delightful new website that scans your recent 140-character missives and transforms them into one of three poetic forms: A sonnet, rondel or an indriso.
On Jan. 20, this website published a story titled, "If This Is Your Password, Change It Immediately." The article included a list of the 25 personal passwords — "password" and "abc123" among them — most commonly found in databases of personal account information routinely leaked by hackers.
Hardly a day goes by without a member of the media or policy world pronouncing that America's education system is in dire straits.
A federal judge has refused to throw out felony abuse of power charges against cowboy hat-wearing former Texas Gov.
Last week, we learned that since 2012, yet another piece of battlefield technology has been used by police agencies across the country.
It took five decades, but nine men who staged a sit-in at a Rock Hill, South Carolina, lunch counter have finally received justice.
In one tweet, Paul Feig made the Internet very happy this week when he announced the new, all-female cast of Ghostbusters. The premiere (July 22, 2016) can't come quickly enough for people eager to see this team of women bust some ghosts.
What happens at Disneyland doesn't stay at Disneyland — especially the measles. Arizona health officials believe the Phoenix-area woman recently diagnosed with measles may have exposed as many as 195 children to the disease at the Phoenix Children's East Valley Center, an urgent care facility run by Phoenix Children's Hospital, USA Today reports.
First lady Michelle Obama may be the only resident of the White House showing the Saudi royal family the respect it deserves.
The numbers say it all: Men make more money than women in every state in America. This statistical fact is called the gender wage gap, and it affects female workers in every state in America.