"Hitting a woman for a man is as normal as eating a tortilla from a food stand on the way to work," said Karen Paz, 34, from San Pedro Sula in Honduras, revealing a scar from a burn on her left shoulder.
Angelina Jolie and Lady Gaga are rumored to be contenders to play the queen in a new biopic. What did Cleopatra look like? A debate about the last real ruler of Egypt’s Ptolemaic Kingdom has raged all
She’s been on the job for less than two weeks and already has generated more national press coverage than some members of Congress get in their whole careers. Not that it’s been all positive, of course.
She will be the second rapper ever inducted into the Hall of Fame. John Prine and Yusuf/Cat Stevens are among this year's other inductees. Missy Elliott is set to become the first woman in hip-hop to inducted
As a gay, left-wing woman living in the South, Indigo Girls' Amy Ray says she's in love with a place that doesn't always love her back. But she draws creative fuel from the differences of opinion and gratitude
Pop stars – especially women – are frozen at the age they become famous. Breaking the ice usually involves a bad-girl reinvention, if not a genuine breakdown. Somehow, this tension never affected Avril
This story is part of American Anthem, a yearlong series on songs that rouse, unite, celebrate and call to action. Find more at NPR.org/Anthem. Two years ago this week on the National Mall, amid a sea
The Smithsonian unveils a portrait of Henrietta Lacks, the black farmer whose cells led to medical miracles - CNN
(CNN) — Her cells are responsible for the polio vaccine, gene mapping and in vitro fertilization to name a few. But for a long time most of the public didn't know her contribution to modern medicine. did
“The most disrespected person in America is the black woman. The most unprotected person in America is the black woman. The most neglected person in America is the black woman.” So said Malcolm X in 1962.
All her life, Lorri Devlin had been told that the troubling feelings she frequently experienced had a simple cause: she was “just anxious.” At age 5, Devlin remembers being jolted awake in the middle the
(CNN) — Rep. Tulsi Gabbard said Friday she will run for president in 2020. "I have decided to run and will be making a formal announcement within the next week," the Hawaii Democrat told CNN's Van Jones
Conservatives respond to fear more strongly than liberals do, says one neuroscientist who studies political anxiety. Conservatives’ bizarre, escalating obsession with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.)