The effects and reasons behind gerrymandering still exist

Women At The Top

In a world where “body empowerment” for women has been co-opted by advertising to mean the perfect fitting pair of jeans, we need to...

Jeremy Joseph Christian, 35, screaming anti-Muslim insults at two women before he fatally stabbed two men and wounded another who tried to stop him...

Does fighting a journalist hurt your career? Not if you're a politician like Montana's newest congressman, Greg Gianforte. One day prior to the special election,...

sSPOTLIGHTs

They just ratified the ERA
The Nevada Senate voted to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) on March 22, 2017, the 45th anniversary of its passage by Congress. The deadline for ratification expired nearly 35 years ago. This symbolic vote, supported by the Nevada Women's Lobby, affirmed equality in these times when women's rights...

Will it finally come to pass?
President Trump is set to release his new budget plan today. It is expected to include $25 billion for a paid maternity leave program. Already, there is speculation about whether such a proposal could possibly make it through a Republican Congress. There is a reason to suggest that a generous...

Sean Urbanski stabbed him in an unprovoked attack
Richard Collins III was set to graduate tomorrow from Bowie State University having just been commissioned as a lieutenant in the U.S. Army. Early Sunday morning he was standing by a bus stop with friends waiting for an Uber to pick them up when a Sean Urbanski, a 22-year-old...

News & Opinion

Most Presidents choose people that are qualified and experts within the areas that they are presiding over as members of his cabinet. As in...

The Trump administration cannot keep its mouth shut. They were warned more than once by the UK not to release intelligence on the Manchester...

I am always looking for good food news especially when it come to wine, cheese and chocolate - oh and bread. I should probably...

Violates their civil rights and ensures they won't get help they need
New report looks at negative impact pregnancy criminalization laws are having on women.

Can the media fix its gender inequity problem?
Many assume if women aren’t making as much as men, it's their own fault.

Fans of an artist whose "brand is one of blissful, unsubdued feminine sexuality"
The perpetrator or perpetrators responsible for Monday's suicide bombing and an act of terrorism outside an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England chose to...
Nicotine and heavy metals that harm the lungs have been found in e-cigarette emissions

Up For Grabs

Democrats picked up not one but two GOP-held seats in special elections on Tuesday in districts that went solidly for Trump in last year's presidential election....

President Trump's senior adviser and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, discussed opening up a secret channel of communication with the Kremlin with Russia’s ambassador to the US,...

Greg Gianforte has won the special election for Montana’s lone seat in the House of Representatives, according to the Associated Press, just a day after...
Close flybys of the gas giant reveal massive cyclones and other weird features below

Bad TV

As Bill O'Reilly learned earlier in the season, you can be a naughty boy for only so long (sometimes, for very long, as long...

A quarter-mile section of California's scenic Pacific Coast Highway in the Big Sur region is now buried under more than one million tons of dirt...

President Donald Trump’s base appears to be eroding, with a significant decline in the number of Americans who strongly approve of the president to...

Cher receives the Icon Award at the Billboard Music Awards
Cher is 71 years of age and she is still magnificent. She reminded us in her acceptance speech at the Billboard Music Awards, that...

Even more people could be at risk of losing health insurance
You may feel fine now. No cancer, no high blood pressure, no dementia, and right now, you're healthy. But it is possible through genetic...

Wants to take away her power to appoint and give it to Trump
New bill would like to give more control to industry lobbyists and corporate leaders.

Universal Health Services owns the largest group of psychiatric hospitals in the nation. They have been under investigation by the Department of Heath and...

President Trump personally asked two top intelligence officials in March to clear him of any possible coordination between his campaign and the Russian government,...

The Texas state legislature is just about ready to pass not one but two major pieces of anti-LGBTQ legislation—a sweeping piece of anti-LGBT adoption legislation...
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