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  • For Erdogan's Turkey, Paris attacks show West's failure on Islam

    As the killings at a French satirical magazine stunned the world last week, Turkey's government went on a mission: to defend its brand of political Islam. In a summary of comment by Turkish officials distributed by the prime minister's Office of Public...
  • Jeb Bush chooses expedience on gay marriage issue

    Jeb Bush chooses expedience on gay marriage issue
    "You're like a dull knife, just ain't cuttin', just talkin' loud and saying nothing" --James Brown Granted, it's not entirely fair to use that lyric to describeáJeb Bush'sácomments on same-sex marriage. After all, he is not known to have talked loudly....
  • Mike Huckabee's misguided 'war on Beyonce'

    Does Mike Huckabee know how to deliver a backhanded compliment or what? In his book, “God, Guns, Grits and Gravy,” the former Arkansas governor and Fox News talk show host compliments Beyonce and then knocks her down with sexist nonsense....
  • More women in the boardroom? Maybe not just yet, survey says

    More women in the boardroom? Maybe not just yet, survey says
    Women continue to make strides in politics and in the workplace, but the public isn’t sure they’re ready to challenge the male domination of the corporate boardrooms, according to a new survey. About 53% of those polled by the Pew Research...
  • Jeb Bush conciliatory on gay marriage? More like expedient

    "You're like a dull knife, just ain't cuttin', just talkin' loud and saying nothing" — James Brown Granted, it's not entirely fair to use that lyric to describe Jeb Bush's comments on same-sex marriage. After all, he is not known to have...
  • Two states seek to overthrow Roe v. Wade in abortion laws appeal

    Two states that enacted the most restrictive abortion laws in the nation asked a federal appeals court to override the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark 1973 decision protecting women's rights to end pregnancies. The states' attorneys' arguments seeking to...
  • Glenview teen breaking down barriers for women in computing

    Glenview teen breaking down barriers for women in computing
    Lauren Ribordy has several theories as to why women are not better represented in the field of computer science. But the 18-year-old senior at Glenbrook South High School is fully committed to changing that. In mid-November, Ribordy, a Glenview...
  • The changing face of feminism

    The changing face of feminism
    As buzz surrounding the word gets louder, teens investigate what it means to be a feminist. Everybody’s been using the F-word. From BeyoncÚ at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards to teens on social media, it seems like everyone has something to say...
  • In Maryland in 2014, transgender rights take the stage

    In Maryland in 2014, transgender rights take the stage
    At a meeting between Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts and members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community in mid-April, Monica Yorkman, one of the city's most prominent transgender activists, refused to mince her words when...
  • Gloucester student challenges new transgender policy

    Gloucester student challenges new transgender policy
    The Gloucester High School sophomore whose request to use boys' bathrooms led to a policy limiting the facilities available to transgender students is challenging the restriction with a federal civil rights complaint. The American Civil Liberties...
  • 2014 in fashion: Hello, North West; goodbye, Oscar de la Renta; and more

    2014 in fashion: Hello, North West; goodbye, Oscar de la Renta; and more
    Whether you're counting hits or misses, 2014 certainly left a mark fashion-wise. From the runways to the red carpets to the slopes of Sochi, it was an endless parade of see-through dresses, ugly Olympic sweaters, cool cats in extra-large hats and just...