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How do men treat women in public spaces in different countries? What do women do to protect themselves? We asked activists to share their stories.
Apr. 6, 2016
Days after adopting a name change, George Mason University has again renamed its law school. The first attempt to honor the late Antonin Scalia was ridiculed online.
Apr. 6, 2016
He was an accountant for Big Oil. Then came the cyclone of 1970. Sir Fazle Hasen Abed found a new calling — and came up with a idea that could be key to ending extreme poverty.
Apr. 6, 2016
The visit by the leaders of the Eastern and Western churches — announced by Greek church and government officials, but not confirmed by the Vatican — would signal support for migrants and refugees.
Apr. 6, 2016
Pfizer announced that the planned merger between the two pharmaceutical companies has been terminated because of a recent change in U.S. tax rules.
Apr. 6, 2016
Hundreds of thousands of first-year students from all backgrounds are shelling out for remedial courses, says a new report.
Apr. 6, 2016
The White House on Wednesday rolled out rules to force financial advisers to take on fiduciary duties. That means they must put savers' interests ahead of fees. Critics say the rules are too complex.
Apr. 6, 2016
Writing her own story, with support from peers, helped Cassandra Steptoe shed the shame she felt in her diagnosis and find psychological healing instead. Now she's inspiring others to do the same.
Apr. 6, 2016
Over the past century, small-town seed businesses have given way to global enterprises. The story of one small seed company in Nebraska helps explain what drove the transformation.
Apr. 6, 2016
On Tuesday night, No. 1-seed Connecticut made history, beating No. 4-seed Syracuse 82 to 51 to become the first NCAA Division I women's team to win four consecutive NCAA basketball championships.
Apr. 5, 2016
Both Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders are hoping to change their primary narrative tonight with big wins in Wisconsin.
Apr. 5, 2016
According to Amnesty International, the rise was driven mostly by Iran, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia. It's a different story in the U.S., where a majority of states have essentially halted executions.
Apr. 5, 2016
There's some evidence Trump is losing favor with the high-end customers his businesses target.
Apr. 5, 2016
The openly gay gold-medal winner said the box "means so much more to me than it would have then because I feel like I'm being embraced as a whole person, not just for my athletic achievements."
Apr. 5, 2016
LA can seem like a company town, dominated by the movie business. But much of the area is dotted with oil wells — landmarks of a key industry in the region. Now plunging prices are taking their toll.
Apr. 5, 2016
International investigative reporting, powered by a data breach, links titans of business and politics to secret offshore bank accounts. The reports are prompting investigations and public backlash.
Apr. 5, 2016
Underage marriages mostly occur outside of the United States, but in the past decade, thousands of cases have been recorded in the country. A few states are taking action to ban these marriages.
Apr. 5, 2016
She was orphaned at 10, then diagnosed with HIV and TB. She was abused. She tried to kill herself. This is the epic story of 24-year-old Loyce Maturu.
Apr. 5, 2016
Doctors and other health providers are slowly adding patients' self-reports to the tests and exams used to make decisions about care.
Apr. 5, 2016
There's now limited reconstruction in the territory that was badly damaged in the 2014 war with Israel. But it's very uneven, depending on factors like whether money comes from Qatar or Kuwait.
Apr. 5, 2016

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