| Mar 5, 2013
| 7:47 AM
FAU is hosting a series of events celebrating Women's History Month in March. Events will run through the month of April.
See below for a list of events.
‘Our Stories, Our Strength’ Art Show Celebrating Women’s History Month...
| Jan 5, 2014
When the Crawley clan of "Downton Abbey" returns to American television this weekend, I will take more than a sporting interest in the fate of the newly widowed Lady Mary. As someone who was widowed at a relatively young age myself, my fondest hope is...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 10:52 AM
Could the second time be the charm? "The Queen Latifah Show," the freshman syndicated talker from Sony Pictures Television, has been renewed for a second season on CBS stations.
At a time when just about everyone is entering the daytime talk show arena,...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 5:00 AM
LAS VEGAS — You won't find Apple, Facebook or Microsoft exhibiting at CES — at least not officially — but Pizza Hut, Ford and Schwinn are here.
The annual consumer electronics confab used to be the premier gathering place for the...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 12:09 PM
Katie Couric probably meant well when she invited "Orange is the New Black" actress Laverne Cox and model Carmen Carrera on her eponymous talk show to discuss transgender-specific issues.
After all, transgender women — actual trans women, not...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 8:09 AM
In a New York Times story about the firing of Yahoo chief operating officer Henrique de Castro, there appears the following passage:
"In the end, the whole misadventure might not matter unless [Yahoo CEO Marissa] Mayer is able to redirect the company...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 12:40 PM
Aaron Carroll today offers a graphic depiction of the toll of the anti-vaccination movement. (H/t: Kevin Drum.) It comes from a Council on Foreign Relations interactive map of "vaccine-preventable outbreaks" worldwide 2008-2014.
A couple of...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 11:51 AM
Attention, Katie Couric: Here's how you treat transgender women in the media.
About two weeks after an interview aired in which "Orange is the New Black" actress Laverne Cox gracefully brushed aside Couric's invasive, genitalia-focused questions, Cox...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 9:19 AM
And you thought your morning was rough.
Matt Lauer and Al Roker received prostate exams Thursday on "Today" in an effort to build awareness around prostate cancer.
Lauer's urologist, Dr. David Samadi, oversaw both procedures, which took about 35...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Television has a split image: one by day and another by night.
In the daytime, blacks and other people of color are a prominent presence, hosting popular talk shows and playing juicy roles in soap operas. But at night, minorities are largely sidelined,...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 11:29 AM
As Jennifer Aniston makes the promotional rounds for her latest comedy, "We're the Millers," in which she plays a stripper, she's also setting the record straight on a few things.
A) She and fiance Justin Theroux are not nudists, and B) Katie Couric...