| Nov 24, 2014
| 7:30 PM
MANCHESTER — In the first few years of her running career, Cynthia (Wadsworth) Lorenzoni did her best to not run on roads.
"I hid in the woods," Lorenzoni said. "Nobody saw me running. Women weren't running then. It was weird. And I was in high...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 10:44 AM
This is the end, indeed: Emma Watson and boyfriend Matthew Janney are no more.
The "Harry Potter" alum has split with the Oxford University rugby player, her rep confirmed to the Los Angeles Times.
The two called it quits about a month ago but remain...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 11:19 AM
Wangechi Mutu is squatting on the forest floor, gorging on a three-tiered chocolate cake with bare, bejeweled hands. Chunks of dough lodge in long, curly acrylic nails, dark frosting smears across a flowing white dress and Plexiglas platform heels dig...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 5:15 PM
The phrase “follow the money” was popularized in the Watergate docudrama “All the President's Men.”
“I'll keep you in the right direction if I can, but that's all. Just … follow the money,” Deep Throat...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 8:05 PM
When Debbie Manning makes a request, California's most powerful politicians usually obey.
As a sergeant-at-arms for the California Senate for three decades, Manning has often been sent to round up tardy lawmakers from their Capitol offices and escort...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Twenty-nine-year-old Masouma was walking down a street in Kabul one day recently when a boy no older than 5 tried to grab her.
She moved to avoid him, but what he did next, she recalled, spoke volumes about attitudes toward women and girls in the Afghan...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 3:28 PM
WASHINGTON — Halfway around the world, in western Afghanistan, the sign for a recently opened eatery bears a familiar name below its Arabic script: "Scranton Restaurant," it reads in both languages.
The northeastern Pennsylvania city's moniker...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 2:29 AM
Three years ago, Chris Donovan was one of the most powerful men in state government, on the cusp of leaving Hartford for the halls of Congress.
Then the finance director of his congressional campaign was arrested in an influence-peddling scheme....
| Dec 4, 2014
| 10:26 AM
The folks behind the swearing princesses video are back, and this time they're tackling domestic violence.
They've added fake black eyes and fake bloodied lips to the little girls' costumes, and handed them such lines as, "We want a future we can...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 10:46 AM
It's not Beyonce in front of blazing lights, but "Feminism Unfinished" (Liveright Publishing) should grab our attention.
The new book, subtitled "A Short, Surprising History of American Women's Movements," is co-authored by three academics —...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 6:50 AM
Tomorrow, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear Young v. United Parcel Service, a case in which an employer was permitted to suspend without pay or insurance a pregnant employee because she could not lift more that 20 pounds. Ms. Young's job for UPS was...