CREDIT: AP When a reporter jokingly told Amal Clooney that she was expected to wear Versace to a hearing at the European Court of Human Rights on Friday, she made a quick retort.
CREDIT: Shutterstock A new California bill could lift the legal age to buy cigarettes to 21 in an effort to minimize teen smoking rates.
CREDIT: Screenshot, Budweiser Tomorrow is the day we have all been waiting for: the Puppy Bowl! Also, the Super Bowl!
CREDIT: AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta In what could represent their next major effort to dismantle the protections under Roe v.
CREDIT: AP Wisconsin’s low-income workers and some members of Congress are speaking out against Governor Scott Walker’s call for making people on public assistance undergo a drug test.
Rosy projections about the economic benefits of hosting the Super Bowl obscure the painful reality that Glendale, AZ’s quest to become a sports mecca has inflicted on its people.
An oil slick sits on the surface of the water a few miles from the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico Saturday, July 17, 2010.
Somayeh lost her right leg when she was 13 years old and the car she was traveling in hit a landmine.
CREDIT: shutterstock Two surveys released this week on opposite sides of the Atlantic paint very different pictures of how residents in the U.S.
Colleen McCullough, 1977. CREDIT: AP Colleen McCullough wrote 25 novels. Her The Thorn Birds sold 30 million copies worldwide for $1.9 million, then a record; a miniseries starring Richard Chamberlain and Barbara Stanwyck based on her work became one of the most watched in history, second at the time only to Roots.
ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson answers questions at a 2014 shareholders meeting. CREDIT: AP Photo/LM Otero For over a decade, ExxonMobil shareholders and company officials have repeatedly voted against extending corporate policy to protect LGBT people from discrimination, earning it the Human Rights Campaign’s lowest ranking for LGBT inclusion among the country’s largest businesses.
George Zimmerman Law enforcement just dropped assault charges against George Zimmerman, who allegedly threw a wine bottle at his girlfriend two weeks ago.
Glendale’s University of Phoenix Stadium, the host of Sunday’s Super Bowl XLIV. CREDIT: (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) In a world in which American cities have handed over billions of dollars in public money to finance sports arenas and stadiums, there is perhaps one city that stands above the rest as a warning for what can go wrong when they do so.
An unidentified Colorado high school student smokes a cigarette. CREDIT: AP Photo/Brennan Linsley Last year, the American Lung Association urged U.S.
Transgender teen Jazz has identified as a girl since age 2 and has shared her story while growing up through media interviews, a documentary, and now a children’s book for other trans kids.
CREDIT: AP A California state representative who is a former college cheerleader this week introduced legislation that would legally classify the state’s NFL cheerleaders as employees, making them subject to state minimum wage and employment laws.
CREDIT: AP The costs of payday lending extend far beyond the impoverished and desperate people who turn to predatory short-term loans to help pay bills.
Florida activists pressure their lawmakers to accept Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion CREDIT: AP Photo/Phil Sears Despite the fact that Obamacare’s major provisions went into effect at the beginning of 2014, about 30 million people remain uninsured in the United States.
Cattle are pictured on JBS’s Five Rivers Cattle Feeding lots near Kersey, Colo., on Friday, Aug. 28, 2009.
Heritage Foundation President Jim DeMint CREDIT: AP Images In 2011, one of the most influential conservative organizations in Washington D.C.