Brooks Harrison

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What’s Holding Women Back in the Workplace?

Despite support at the top, gender equality is a long way off at most U.S. companies. A study by Lean In and McKinsey reveals why—and what employees and companies can do about it.<p>Why aren’t there more women in the upper ranks of corporate America?<p>Cue the broken record: Women rein in career plans to …

C-suite Leadership

Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani Urges Global War Against ISIS

BAGHDAD, Iraq — Iraq's most powerful Shiite cleric called for a global war against ISIS on Friday, a day after the prime minister said he would welcome Russian airstrikes against the group on his country's soil.<p>Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, who has a huge following and can often influence …

Middle East

Double catastrophe caused demise of dinosaurs, study suggests

New research suggests that dinosaurs wiped out 66 million years ago by an asteroid or comet may have also faced another natural disaster during their demise.<p>A study published in the journal Science suggests that dinosaurs were finished off by volcanic activity in a mountainous region of India known …

Jaw-dropping images give us a first glimpse of Mars' liquid water

For years, a team of NASA scientists had pondered over the enigmatic dark streaks lining the inner and outer faces of craters on the Martian surface, shown below.<p>But no longer.<p>NASA announced the answer to the conundrum Monday: The streaks are evidence of flowing water.<p>Most mysterious about these …

Saltwater

How America Became the Most Imprisoned Nation in the World

Over the past 50 years, an era of mass incarceration took shape in the US as politicians raced to erect a sprawling detention system. Today, the country locks up more people than any other on the planet.<p><i>This article appears in VICE Magazine's October Prison Issue</i><p>The United States of America locks …

Crime