Alexis Robertson

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Sexual Harassment Case Shines Light On Science's Dark Secret

A sexual harassment case is sending shock waves through the scientific community this week, and raising questions nationwide about how common sexual harassment is in science and why so little is typically done to stop it.<p>A six-month investigation by the University of California, Berkeley concluded …

Israeli-Palestinian violence: What you need to know

<b>Jerusalem (CNN) —</b> Over the past few weeks, violence in the decades long Israeli-Palestinian conflict has flared up.<p>Bloodshed is not unusual in this part of the Middle East but this particular wave of aggression -- stabbings as well as a shooting and driving into crowds -- is very different from …

11 Of The Most Stylish Women In History That You've Never Heard Of

If they only had Instagram back in the day. These aristocrats, artists, and courtesans were the style icons of their time.<p>These ladies ruled countries, wrote books, stole husbands, brokered peace treaties, and looked good while doing it all. Today's It girls have nothing on them.

Art

Tunisia Attack: Gunmen Kill at Least 37 People in Attack on Sousse Beach

At least 37 people were killed and dozens wounded when gunmen opened fire on a beach popular with tourists in Tunisia on Friday, officials said.<p>Tunisia's Interior Ministry told NBC News that most of the victims were foreigners from "many" nationalities and that, in addition to the dead, at least 36 …

OK, it’s in the Oxford English Dictionary – but do you know what ‘cis’ means?

Are you a man or a woman? Have you always felt like one of the two? Do other people generally tend to agree with you on this point and, if so, was this always the case? If the answer is yes to all three of these questions, congratulations, you’re cisgender. Lucky you. Not that I’m saying your life …

LGBTQI

French President Calls for Crackdown on Uber

Following violent protests against online taxi-booking service Uber, the French government has ordered a ban on UberPop, its ride-sharing app.<p>French …