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Japan earthquake: landslide traps residents in homes

A powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.6 left residents trapped inside their homes as a landslide blocked roads, engulfed buildings and led to widespread power cuts on Japan’s northern island of Hokkaido in the early hours of Thursday.<p>A landslide along a long ridge in the rural town of Atsumi could …

Natural Disasters

A black woman shot and killed her abusive husband in a “stand your ground” state. Now she faces murder charges.

She says her estranged husband was charging at her. Now she’s in jail.<p>A black woman in Selma, Alabama, says she shot and killed her abusive husband because he charged at her and she feared for her life.<p>Now she’s facing a murder charge — despite living in a state with a “stand your ground” law in …

Crime

This California School's Dress Code Is Feminist AF

One California school district is completely revamping the dress code for girls<p>There have been so many awful, sexist stories about the ways dress …

A 21-Year-Old Woman Is the Youngest Person in the U.S. to Get a Face Transplant

Her story is incredible.<p>Katie Stubblefield lost her face at 18, when she attempted to take her own life, shooting herself in the face with a rifle. At 21, she received a transplant at the Cleveland Clinic, making her the youngest person in the U.S. to receive a face transplant. Her story, “The …

The Gender Pay Gap Is Unacceptable — and It's Even Worse For Women of Color

In honor of Black Women's Equal Pay Day on Aug. 7, Lean In is raising awareness about the unacceptable pay gap black women face. A new survey by the National Urban League, SuveyMonkey and Lean In found that, on average, black woman are paid 38 percent less than white men and 21 percent less than …

What we found in an undisturbed rainforest hidden on top of an African mountain

Atop Mount Lico in northern Mozambique is a site that few have had the pleasure of seeing—a hidden rainforest, protected by a steep circle of rock. Though the mountain was known to locals, the forest itself remained a secret until six years ago, when Julian Bayliss spotted it on satellite imagery. …

Why a simple, lifesaving rabies shot can cost $10,000 in America

Untreated rabies is always fatal — but key drugs leave families with thousands in medical debt.<p>On November 17, 2016, a bat flew into Ally McNamee’s mouth.<p>At the time, McNamee was a student at Keene State College in New Hampshire. A bat flew into her house, and she attempted to shoo it away with a …

Rabies

Malaria parasites killed quickly by blue dye

According to the World Health Organization, malaria is responsible for approximately 445,000 deaths every year. That number may be due to drop, …

100-million-year-old spider with a tail longer than its body discovered

A brand new species of arachnid that looks like a spider with a tail has been discovered in Myanmar.<p>The eight-legged creepy crawly is estimated to have scuttled along the forest floors as far back as 100 million years ago.<p>Scientists found the creature trapped in a piece of amber from the …

Zoology

Two of the world’s deadliest snakes fought, and both lost

It’s not often that a single photo taken by a seemingly anonymous photographer becomes a subject of interest for scientists, but that seems to …

Does Wearing a Surgical Mask Prevent the Flu?

Flu 2018 panic is in full swing, and with very good reason. Already termed “moderately severe” by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), indications …

How was Larry Nassar able to abuse so many gymnasts for so long?

The biggest sexual abuse scandal in sports history shines a light on a culture of medals over morals<p>Larry Nassar was a wonderful doctor – everyone said so. The little girls who were sent to him were told it was an honour. Their parents were told it was a sign their daughters were destined for …

Let's call the pro-lifers what they are: pro-death

On the 45th anniversary of Roe v Wade, it’s time to highlight a hidden truth: restricting abortion means more maternal deaths<p>Ever since the anti-abortion movement claimed the “pro-life” label in the 1970s, the battle over reproductive rights has taken an apocalyptic tone. If the anti-abortion side …

Feminism

Jeff Bezos's First Big Charitable Gift Is Diabolically Clever

Amazon founder's donation to TheDream.us carries a big message.<p>As the richest man in the world, and the world's only $100 billionaire, Jeff Bezos' philanthropy (or lack thereof) has come under a lot of scrutiny. This past summer, after <i>The New York Times</i> asked him if he had any philanthropic plans, …

In an Unexpected Move, Amazon Just Made Its Biggest Announcement Since Acquiring Whole Foods

This could be the biggest thing since self-driving cars.<p>There are no cashiers. There aren't even checkout lanes. And there definitely aren't any lines.<p>At Amazon's new grocery store, you just grab stuff off the shelves, bag it yourself and walk out. Everything gets automatically charged to your …

The 10 Most Mysterious Skeletons Of 2016

While the field of bioarchaeology is all about the lives and deaths of ancient human groups, sometimes individual skeletons stick out as particularly …

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What’s his is theirs — and the rest belongs to his wife.<p>4:40 p.m. Sept. 19, 2018<p>The flames are still flickering on that pile of smoldering Nikes, yet …

Leonardo Da Vinci

If Dylann Roof’s murder conviction was a win for racial justice, we need higher standards

The soft bigotry of low expectations for the legal system.<p>Dylann Roof, the 22-year-old white supremacist who killed nine people at a black church in Charleston, South Carolina, in 2015, has been found guilty. He confessed to the crime, saying, “I went to that church in Charleston, and I did it,” …

Dylann Roof

Bangladesh Child Marriage Law Has a Major Loophole That Has Critics Fuming

It’s nearly impossible to believe in 2016, but a law that’s currently being proposed in Bangladesh could allow adult men to legally marry children …

TIME's Best Photojournalism of 2016

Ayak poses while nine months pregnant at a safe house in Uganda, Dec. 8, 2015. She lost her entire family to a rebel att<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Lynsey …

Student Creates Haunting Photos Using Trump's Quotes About Women

College student created the photo series featuring President-elect Donald Trump’s comments on women<p>While most of us cringed hearing the hateful …

This badass Afghanistani female rapper is using her voice to promote women's rights and just YES

Paradise Soroui is a musical badass. And not just because she has a hauntingly beautiful voice. Despite the fact that she receives regular threats, …

Feminism

Study: Abortion Doesn’t Harm Women’s Mental Health, but Denying One Does

At a 1987 meeting of anti-abortion leaders, President Ronald Reagan called for his surgeon general, C. Everett Koop, to prepare a report on the …

Mental Health

Missy Franklin Suddenly Started Having Panic Attacks During The Olympic Trials

Swimmer Missy Franklin stole the show at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, winning four gold medals in her debut as an Olympic-level competitive …

Geography and Health

Stateline Article December 12, 2016<p>Read Mode<p>How Disease Rates Vary by State — and What States Can Do About It<p>Embed<p>Source: The Health of the States, …

Geography

How Americans Die May Depend On Where They Live

Mortality due to substance abuse has increased in Appalachia by more than 1,000 percent since 1980. Deaths from diabetes, blood and endocrine …

Clinton's Loss Has Motivated Thousands Of Women To Consider Running For Office

“We have never seen this level of determination for women to have their voices heard.”<p>When Hilary Levey Friedman put her two young sons to bed on Nov. 8, she hoped they would wake up with a female president-elect. Instead, she woke up in a panic at 5:45 a.m. on Nov. 9, looked at her phone and saw …

Cherokee Nation to legalize gay marriage

The Cherokee Nation's attorney general has said the tribe must lift the ban on same-sex marriage. According to a report, the current law violates a …

Women of All Shapes and Sizes Re-Created the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, and the Results Were Beautiful

It's no secret that when casting the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, Ed Razek and his team are looking for a very particular type of model. (The fact that super-famous model sisters Gigi and Bella Hadid didn't book the show their first time around is an indication of just how particular casting …

Madonna Made Two Major Feminist Statements At The Billboard Women In Music Awards

Just last week, Madonna didn't hold back in an amazing installment of "Carpool Karaoke", but at the Billboard Women in Music Awards on Friday, the …