The Real Story of Linda Taylor, America’s Original Welfare Queen
The Welfare Queen - In the 1970s, Ronald Reagan villainized a Chicago woman for bilking the government. Her other sins—including possible kidnappings and murders—were far worse.
'Pussy Riot' Members Go On Hunger Strike
Russian riot girls. good punk music.
Mindy Kaling's Guide to Killer Confidence
Mindy Kaling's Guide to Killer Confidence // Mindy Kaling's secret? You have to earn that bulletproof feeling. In an excerpt from her new book, Why Not Me?, she explains.
WHO: More than one-third of women suffer from sexual, physical violence
More than one-third of women suffer from sexual, physical violence. The World Health Organization implored the medical community and the public to stop sexual and physical violence towards women. 35% of women around the world are victims of physical or sexual violence. Intimate partner violence was the most common, affecting 30 percent of women worldwide.
Pussy Riot attacked with whips by Cossack militia at Sochi Olympics
Members of the punk group Pussy Riot, including Nadezhda Tolokonnikova in the blue balaclava and Maria Alekhina in the pink balaclava, are attacked by Cossack militia in Sochi, Russia. Photograph: Morry Gash/AP
Alfred Hitchcock's unseen Holocaust documentary to be screened
It's a little known fact that the great director made a film about the Nazi death camps – but, horrified by the footage he saw, the documentary was never shown. Now it is to be released. Geoffrey Macnab reports Geoffrey Macnab Author Biography