Every food story is an economic story, says author Laura Shapiro. In "What She Ate," Shapiro offers tales of female empowerment or self-definition by way of the kitchen and dinner table, cooking up portraits of Eleanor Roosevelt, Eva Braun, Helen…
By Paul Solman
The Bauhaus German art school of the early to mid-20th century is today associated with several things: its stark white modernist buildings, its emphasis on re-combining arts and craft, and the male artists and architects who taught there, including Paul…
By Elizabeth Flock
The head of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee suggested his group might help fund candidates who didn't support abortion rights.
By Bill Barrow and David Crary, Associated Press
President Donald Trump said Saturday the U.S. would contribute $50 million to a new World Bank fund conceived by his daughter that aims to help women entrepreneurs access capital and other support.
By Jill Colvin and Geir Moulson, Associated Press
By Jenna Gray
Endowed in honor of Beyoncé’s visual album “Lemonade,” which was released one year ago, the tuition scholarship is providing four students with $25,000.
By Elizabeth Flock
In Buckhannon, West Virginia, guns are sold at yard sales and distrust of Hillary Clinton is visceral and deep-seated. Last November, the town went more than 75 percent for Trump. Yet it is here that a new movement of women…
By Marni Sommer, The Conversation
Menstruation is a pronounced burden for women in low-income countries and those who are displaced.
By PBS NewsHour
Kathleen Turner has said she is no good at playing victim roles. The actress who starred in “Body Heat” as well as on Broadway, gives her Brief But Spectacular take on a being a woman who likes to push the…
By Kamala Kelkar
Oklahoma lawmakers are rushing to undermine recent voter initiatives that weakened punishments for drug offenses and invested in rehabilitation services.
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