Elise Heinze

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How to Hide $400 Million

A few weeks after she realized her husband was finally leaving her, Sarah Pursglove flew down to the Bahamas to figure out how much money he really had. Like many women married to very wealthy men, she didn’t know much about the family accounts. Her husband, a Finnish entrepreneur named Robert …

Corruption

Holiday Cookie Contest winners prove every recipe tells a story

A near-miss, an underdog and a bit of cookie controversy were among the many behind-the-scenes stories during judging of the 2016 Chicago Tribune Holiday Cookie Contest.<p>In the annual contest in which we invite readers to submit their favorite cookie recipes, we again received earnest entries — some …

You Must Try This Genius 2-Ingredient Homemade Frosting

You’ll never guess the secret ingredient in this creamy, kid-approved frosting.<p>A few months ago cookbook writer, recipe developer, and mom-of-three Genevieve Ko came to our offices to share a few treats from her new cookbook <i>Better Baking</i>, a gorgeous book featuring better-for-you baked goods. My …

Dessert

The Trump family’s refugee rhetoric threatens one of America’s most cherished values

The US has been a world leader in welcoming refugees. Donald Trump and his son compare them to snakes and Skittles.<p>The global refugee crisis is one of the top issues facing the United Nations as it meets in New York this week. Countries are under pressure to step up their commitments to accept more …

Donald Trump Jr

Here's how the media should respond when a presidential candidate is caught lying

I don't mean the small political prevarications that all politicians engage in — I refer to the uniquely outsized BS that has been dominating this election cycle.<p>So far, the mainstream press has been doing a mostly terrible job. However, that may be changing.<p>To wit: presidential candidate Donald …

Ratings For The First Debate Between Clinton And Trump Are Projected To Be As High As The Super Bowl

The first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump takes place this Monday, and it’s predicted to pull in absurd ratings for NBC. How absurd, you might ask? Super Bowl absurd. As in a floor of 100 million people watching, absurd. Basically, everyone will be watching the pair …

NFL

7 Instagram-worthy healthy dessert recipes

No matter how many times I look through my Instagram feed and salivate over beautifully curated pictures of rainbow sprinkled banana splits, dense …

This 3-in-1 Magic Cake Will Blow Your Mind

You have to bake it to believe it.<p>Magic cake has actually been around for years, but we've been noticing these miraculous recipes that transform one easy-to-make batter into three distinct layers pop up all over the Internet, from Instagram to Pinterest.<p>So what makes this cake so magical? Food …

Dessert

Obama makes last pitch for diplomacy amid tumult at home and abroad

<b>United Nations (CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama took to the most prominent international stage Tuesday to deliver a stark warning to American voters of the dire global consequences they face should they embrace isolationism and ultra-nationalism in November.<p>Never mentioning Republican presidential …

Geopolitics

Bills' gender-breaking assistant was 3-sport high school star

<b>BUFFALO, N.Y.</b> -- Competing in lacrosse, swimming and bowling in high school wasn't enough for Kathryn Smith.<p>Come fall, she would spend most Friday nights on the football sideline helping her father, Robert, track statistics for Christian Brothers Academy in Syracuse, New York.<p>Little did anyone …

Where Girls Are Missing Out on High-School Sports

Gender inequality in athletics exists at thousands of campuses across the country—and it’s concentrated in one region in particular.<p>Forty-three years ago, a federal law was passed requiring what today seems like a no-brainer: gender equality in schools. Over the past few years, that law—Title …

Title IX
High School

Why Aren't Women's Sports as Big as Men's? Your Thoughts

With the women’s World Cup in full swing this week, <i>The Atlantic</i> has two pieces examining the differences that female soccer players face compared to their male counterparts. Arguing that soccer is a “feminist issue,” Maggie Mertens is frustrated that female players don’t get much attention from the …

Top 10

Iran's Stadium Ban on Women Puts the FIVB in a Precarious Position

The International Volleyball Federation must either sanction one of the best volleyball teams in the world for a political and human rights issue, or continue to allow the status quo in Iran. Recent events suggest the FIVB has made its choice.<p>At 12:01 PM on July 4, during the Beach Volleyball World …

Serena Williams blasts tournament CEO for saying women should 'get on their knees' to thank male players for sport's popularity

Victoria Azarenka upset Serena Williams at the BNP Paribas Open on Sunday, downing the world's top-ranked player, 6-4, 6-4, to win the sport's unofficial fifth Grand Slam.<p>But Azarenka's win, and the tournament's final weekend as a whole, were overshadowed by the controversial comments tournament …

Tennis

Though it May Be Shocking, Women Know Sports, Too

Sports are just for men, right?<p>Well, no, but that's what many people still believe. It's the 21st century, and in a time where feminism is such a popular topic, there are still men who question women's presence in press boxes, as well as their role in sports media. I was not going to write a piece …

Did you know about these important events in women’s sports history?

March is Women’s History Month. So I thought we should take a look at some important dates in American women’s sports history.<p><b>June 23, 1972:</b> That’s the date Title IX (that’s “9” in Roman numerals) of the Education Amendments of 1972 became law.<p>What’s Title IX? That’s the law that requires schools …

Sports History
College Sports

Professional Women's Sports Aren't Going Anywhere

<i>Credit: Seattle Storm</i><p>Forty years ago in early March of 1976, I joined eighteen of my Yale Women's Crew teammates in a strip-in protest over the lack of equal facilities at the University's boathouse, twelve long miles from campus. While we invoked Title IX in our fight for a locker room and …

UConn's Dominance Isn't Bad For Women's College Basketball

Dan Shaughnessy's contention that UConn's historical dominance is bad for women's basketball reflects a longstanding argument that sports need competitive balance in order to thrive. Historical evidence says otherwise.<p><i>This feature is part of</i> <i>VICE Sports' March Madness coverage.</i><p>Dan Shaughnessy of <i>The</i> …

Basketball

Why Carli Lloyd is Suing U.S. Soccer

In a new op-ed published in <i>The New York Times</i>, Olympic gold medalist and FIFA Women's World Cup champion Carli Lloyd gets candid about why she and four other members of the U.S. Women's National soccer team are suing the U.S. Soccer Federation for alleged wage discrimination—it's all about to do …

Carli Lloyd

Equal pay for equal play. What the sport of tennis got right

Tennis champion Billie Jean King is pictured on Centre Court at the 1969 Wimbledon. The sports icon challenged the gender disparity in the sport amid …

Tennis

U.S. Women's Soccer Salaries: The Economic Justification For Paying The Men More

The women on the U.S. national soccer team don’t get paid as much as the men, so they have filed a complaint with the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The numbers in the complaint are stark, showing that the women earned less than the men’s national team despite far better …

Salaries & Wages

Women In Soccer Are Paid Even More Unfairly Than Women In General

Yes, in the U.S. women make less money than men on average. For every dollar a man makes, a woman makes 79 cents, according to census data.<p>But even in light of that big pay gap, what’s happening with the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team stands out as particularly egregious.<p>Women soccer players are …

Should Women's Basketball Lower the Rims? That's a Stupid Question | Inc.com

One of the stupidest controversies ever broke out on the Internet yesterday when basketball start Diana Taurasi responded to the recent suggestion by a coach to lower the rims in women's basketball with the following comment: "Might as well put us in skirts and back in the kitchen."<p>Intentionally or …

Basketball

11 incredible women in law promoting social justice for all

While activists and leaders of social movements create conversations and awareness, it's the work of politicians, lawyers and judges that reinforces …

Sexual Harassment

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Startups (India)

Piers Morgan says 'feminism is dead' after Kim Kardashian posts new nude photo

<b>Piers Morgan says that "feminism is dead" after Kim Kardashian posted another nude photo on Instagram.</b><p>Morgan tweeted Kim and Emily Ratajkowski's photo next to a picture of British women's rights activist Emmeline Pankhurst, who died in 1928, saying "RIP feminism".<p>The Good Morning Britain …

Feminism