A group of young women is trying to prove that it’s possible to be hip and stylish, while still covering up. Can they break the stereotype of the hijab as a symbol of oppression?
The activist website says its most popular posts of 2013 dealt with the media’s portrayal of women’s bodies—but measuring users’ feminist outrage turns out to be a slippery task
After a retired Tampa cop fatally shot a texting moviegoer, his lawyer mounts a popcorn defense that raises the ugly specter of Stand Your Ground.
Robert Gates’s memoir reveals the deep distrust U.S. leaders harbor toward Afghan President Karzai, who has responded by frustrating American interests at every turn.
Some women have resorted to wearing corset to lose weight, claiming it helps them eat less and reshapes their bodies. Not so, says science. Here’s why the corset diet is a bad idea.
Harry Reid doesn’t seem to want to allow a vote on the Iran sanctions bill, so advocates are shifting tactics and working with House leadership to pass it there first.
Here’s a rundown of the strangest stuff clogging up ministerial desk drawers the world over. 1. The U.S. to Russia: A big red button 2. Colombia to the U.S.: A giant coffee bean 3. Bulgaria to Russia: Buffy the dog 4. Iraq t...
Despite facing a pair of controversies worthy of having the word “gate” attached to them, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie remains one of the odds-on favorites to win the 2016 Republican presidential nomination.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A massive $1.1 trillion spending bill to fund the government through October and finally put to rest the bitter budget battles of last year is getting generally positive reviews from House Republicans eager to av...
By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republicans in the House of Representatives voiced tentative support on Tuesday for a $1.1 trillion spending bill, signaling likely passage and removing one source of potential drama ah...