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  • Texas gubernatorial candidates court Hispanic vote in debate

    (Reuters) - Heading into the final weeks of the campaign, Texas gubernatorial candidates Republican Greg Abbott and Democrat Wendy Davis held their first debate in a Rio Grande Valley border town as they targeted support from Hispanic voters.     Friday'...
  • Battered women deserve a safe haven in the U.S.

    To the editor: In 1939, the U.S. returned the Jewish passengers of the liner St. Louis to Germany, where many perished. Our current refugee protection system came into existence to prevent the return of those fleeing persecution to their deaths. ("In a...
  • Guerrilla Girls Giving Talk About Injustices In The Art World At Fairfield University

    Guerrilla Girls Giving Talk About Injustices In The Art World At Fairfield University
    At a gallery talk on Tuesday, Sept. 23, at Fairfield University's Walsh Art Gallery, an artist will take the podium wearing a gorilla mask. She calls herself "Frida Kahlo." Some might wonder what this masquerade is all about. But those who have followed...
  • Asian Games shine light on women's rights in sport

    INCHEON South Korea (Reuters) - Women's rights have become one of the focal points of the 17th Asian Games after a series of incidents that have shone a light on the issue. On Wednesday, the Qatar women's basketball team forfeited their opening match...
  • 'We were like guerrilla filmmakers': U.S. filmmaker on Syria

    LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - (The fourteenth paragraph of this Sept. 23 story has been corrected paragraph to 'no women on the Aleppo local council' from 'no women on local councils in Syria') Inspired by a Syrian-Palestinian activist she...
  • Asian Olympic officials upset that athletes stopped from competing

    INCHEON South Korea (Reuters) - The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) has criticised the world governing bodies for basketball and men's tennis, saying they were preventing athletes from representing their countries at international events. The OCA took...
  • What 'war on women'?

    Last Friday, the White House announced its "It's On Us" initiative aimed at combating sexual assaults on college campuses. I'm all in favor of combating sexual assault, but the first priority in combating a problem is understanding it. That's not the...
  • Emma Watson looking for a few good men

    With apologies to the United States Marines, Emma Watson is looking for a few good men. That was the upshot of a speech Watson, the Harry Potter actress (and United Nations Women Goodwill Ambassador) gave at the U.N. on Saturday. In her widely and...
  • Hillary's "steak" is not well done

    Prior to his annual steak fry, retiring Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) said this about Hillary Clinton to Dan Balz of The Washington Post: "...she is much more progressive in her thoughts and her inclination than most people may think." Liberals have...
  • Oscar Pistorius found guilty of culpable homicide, receives bail extension

    Oscar Pistorius found guilty of culpable homicide, receives bail extension
    Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius was convicted of culpable homicide on Friday, escaping the more serious charge of murder for the killing of his girlfriend, and will now battle to avoid going to prison. The 27-year-old double amputee,...
  • How to defeat haters on the Internet

    Last week, the perpetually outraged feminist/progressive blogger Amanda Marcotte announced that she planned to delete permanently the “mentions” feed on her @AmandaMarcotte Twitter account because -- boo hoo! -- people were saying so many mean...