| May 8, 2014
We are witnessing the dark ages of Islam. ("U.S. to help Nigeria search for girls kidnapped by Boko Haram," May 6)
For the Boko Haram, the Islamist radical group in Nigeria, to casually kidnap more than 270 schoolgirls under the cover of darkness...
| May 9, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The Nigerian schoolgirls will never receive the global hero status of Malala. There are too many of them. They are nameless and faceless, with at least 270 missing, not counting the 50 lucky ones who escaped their militant Islamist captors.
| May 1, 2014
| 1:08 PM
Ten-year-old Kalle Copeland didn't understand why he had to join his mother and sister at Sunday's second annual Healthy Girl Festival in Laguna Beach.
"'I'm a boy,'" he said to his mother, Sarah Copeland. "'Why do I have to go?'"
| Mar 7, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The great and the good converged on London on March 7, as Canadian charity Free the Children's We Day event experienced its first kick off on international soil.
Twelve thousand young humanitarians crammed into Wembley Arena to learn of collaboration and...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 10:24 AM
Derek Jeter is a captain of the New York Yankees and, by definition, a leader of that team.
He has helped the Yankees win five World Series championships and has done nothing off the field to sully his image or that of the team.
The players love him....
| Apr 9, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Participant Media is joining Image Nation Abu Dhabi as co-financer of the upcoming documentary about Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani student activist who survived a Taliban assassination attempt. Docu is being helmed by "Waiting for Superman" director...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 12:19 PM
Miley Cyrus may be TIME Magazine’s only Person of the Year nominee in history who prefers wearing no pants over pantsuits.
The pop artist who misses no opportunity to show some leg is towering over her competition in the polls with 28 percent of...
| Oct 27, 2013
At a recent Girl Scouts meeting, my daughter earned a badge for completing her family star, a project that inspired one of my favorite dinners of late.
The week before, over plates of pasta, she had recited the Girl Scout Law to us:
I will do my...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 8:12 PM
Nearly 40 news organizations have accused the Obama administration of improperly controlling images of the president by limiting the access granted to independent photojournalists while allowing free rein by the White House's own photographers.
| Nov 27, 2013
| 2:30 AM
You may not dance.
You may not listen to music or sing. You may not read. You may not leave the house except under certain strict conditions. You may not watch movies or television. You may not aspire. You may not learn.
These are the strictures the...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 5:53 PM
Tucked into the corner of an administrative building, awash with the hush-hush of important work, an earth-toned room was occupied by furniture, books and knickknacks.
And there it lay — smack-dab in the center.
A curvy black case, held together...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 7:20 AM
Malala Yousafzai has become an international celebrity. In her book "I Am Malala," the Pakistani teen who survived being shot in the head by a member of the Taliban tells her story. Growing up in her father's school, she was a staunch advocate and...