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  • Gal Gadot cast as Wonder Woman: Comics world reacts on Twitter

     
    Yesterday's casting announcement that Israeli model and actress Gal Gadot will portray Wonder Woman in the upcoming “Man of Steel” […]...
  • Young women closing workplace gender gap

    Young women seem tantalizingly close to achieving gender equality in the workplace, at least when it comes to wages, a new report from the Pew Research Center suggests. But it remains to be seen whether motherhood will slow their strides, as it did for...
  • Center helps mother recover after years of addiction

    Center helps mother recover after years of addiction
    Courtney Bohl was in a drug-induced haze for nearly 20 years. The 33-year-old Sunrise mother abused painkillers, smoked weed, drank heavily and dabbled with cocaine. "I would always replace one with another," said Bohl, who started smoking marijuana...
  • Compromise remains elusive on health law's contraceptive coverage

    Compromise remains elusive on health law's contraceptive coverage
    WASHINGTON — The intensifying Supreme Court clash over whether birth control should be required under President Obama's signature healthcare law has revealed just how deep divisions remain between administration officials and Catholic leaders over...
  • Helena Bonham Carter Joins Carey Mulligan in 'Suffragette' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Helena Bonham Carter is in talks to co-star with Carey Mulligan in the period piece "Suffragette." Pathe Films and Film4 are co-financing the film and Sarah Gavron is directing. Based on true events, the story revolves around the foot soldiers of the...
  • DOMA: For lesbian plaintiff, moral victory and a $363,053 tax refund

    DOMA: For lesbian plaintiff, moral victory and a $363,053 tax refund
    NEW YORK -- It wasn't just the $363,053 tax bill that drove Edith "Edie"  Windsor to take on the federal government four years ago. Windsor, heartbroken after the death of her longtime partner, Thea Spyer, was also angered by the fact that if Thea had...
  • Women becoming priests without Vatican's blessing

    Women becoming priests without Vatican's blessing
    SAN FRANCISCO — The priest will be ordained in a purple Lutheran church. The Communion bread, symbolizing the body of Christ, will be gluten-free. The congregation will pray to "our mother our father in heaven." But the real departure from Roman...
  • Mary Thom dies at 68; executive editor at Ms. magazine

    Mary Thom, an early staffer at Ms. magazine who rose to executive editor and later wrote an insider's history of the groundbreaking, mass-market chronicle of the women's movement, died Friday in a motorcycle crash in Yonkers, N.Y. She was 68. Her...
  • Mailbag: Knots of love is devoted to helping children

    On behalf of the Knots of Love volunteers, I would like to clarify some facts about our yarn-bombing project recently covered by your newspaper ("Yarn bombing delivers colorful message," Aug. 13). We are a nonprofit that survives solely on the...
  • Is manager's zero-tolerance policy on criminal activity legal?

    Is manager's zero-tolerance policy on criminal activity legal?
    Question: My company owns and manages several large rental communities. After very strong encouragement from our local police department, I agreed to establish a "zero tolerance" policy for criminal activity by any of our residents. If a police call...
  • Two 19th century Gothic classics get Goth YA makeovers

    Two 19th century Gothic classics get Goth YA makeovers
    Those thoroughly satiated with beach days and summer blonds can seek refuge of a darker sort in two new novels for young adults in which classic 19th century Gothic novels get a postmodern, post-punk makeover influenced by the aesthetic of their 20th...
  • Review: 'Homeward Bound' by Emily Matchar

    Review: 'Homeward Bound' by Emily Matchar
    Knitters and canners and homeschoolers — oh my! They may not be from Oz, but these denizens of modern-day America fill Emily Matchar with a similar mix of wonder and dismay. Who are these crafty creatures? You probably know a few. They're educated...