Art

For the Trump White House, celebrating ‘Women’s History Month’ can be awkward

For the Trump White House, celebrating ‘Women’s History Month’ can be awkward

President Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive for a women's empowerment panel Wednesday in the East Room of the White House. (Andrew Harnik/AP). As “Women’s History Month” draws to an end, First Lady Melania Trump proclaimed at a Wednesday award ceremony that “wherever women are diminished, the entire world is diminished with them.” Soon after, White House press secretary Sean Spicer said at a briefing that the “president made women’s ... Full story

Education

A university is eliminating its science collection — to expand a running track

A university is eliminating its science collection — to expand a running track

The curators of the Museum of Natural History at the University of Louisiana-Monroe got grim news last week from the school's director: The museum's research collection had to be moved out of its current home. The reason? The space was needed for expanded track facilities. The curators were given 48 hours to find a new place on campus to store the collection — something they weren't able to do. Now they must get another institution to take ... Full story

Economics

Jeff Bezos passes Warren Buffett to become the world's second richest person

Jeff Bezos passes Warren Buffett to become the world's second richest person

The latest tally by Bloomberg's Billionaires Index shows Bezos is now worth about $75.6 billion. Another ranking compiled by Forbes has Bezos' value at "just" $75.2 billion. He added $1.5 billion to his net worth after Amazon ( AMZN , Tech30 ) gained $9 billion in market value during trading hours Wednesday. The company received a generous stock bump after a Barclay's ( AGRPY ) analyst declared Amazon will "likely to be one of the first ... Full story

Entertainment

5 Years of BIGBANG's 'Fantastic Baby'

5 Years of BIGBANG's 'Fantastic Baby'

A scene from the video for "Fantastic Baby" by Bigbang. Trends come and go pretty quickly in music, particularly in the K-pop industry, but the staying power of some hits can’t be denied. On March 7, 2012, Korean boy band BIGBANG released the music video for their single “Fantastic Baby,” and fans around the world have been saying “Wow, fantastic baby” ever since. While they were already dominating the local popular music scene, the South ... Full story

Health

Massachusetts Bill Criminalizing FGM is Gaining Momentum - You Can Help Move It Forward

Massachusetts Bill Criminalizing FGM is Gaining Momentum - You Can Help Move It Forward

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is a practice the AHA Foundation has advocated against with determination and resolve since its inception. As FGM is often practiced on girls ages 4-14, before they have a developed understanding of the practice itself, they are oftentimes inadequately prepared to protect themselves against the practice and defend their own human rights. With an estimated 513,000 women and girls at risk in the US alone, there is ... Full story

Law

Seattle sues Trump administration over threat to 'sanctuary' cities

Seattle sues Trump administration over threat to 'sanctuary' cities

SEATTLE The city of Seattle sued U.S. President Donald Trump's administration on Wednesday over its executive order seeking to withhold federal funds from "sanctuary cities," arguing it amounted to unconstitutional federal coercion. Seattle Mayor Ed Murray told reporters the Constitution forbade the federal government from pressuring cities, “yet that is exactly what the president’s order does. Once again, this new administration has decided to ... Full story

Living

Texas church bus crash: Multiple fatalities reported near Garner State Park

Texas church bus crash: Multiple fatalities reported near Garner State Park

Uvalde County officials said multiple people died in a head-on collision near Garner State Park in Texas. (KABB-TV). Multiple people were killed in a head-on crash between a church bus and pick-up truck outside San Antonio, Texas, officials said. Uvalde County officials confirmed to KABB/WOAI-TV that "multiple people" were killed in the collision on Highway 83 near Garner State Park in the town of Concan. The accident was reported around 2 p.m. ... Full story

Politics

'Cards Against Humanity' Creator Vows To Buy And P

'Cards Against Humanity' Creator Vows To Buy And P

'Cards Against Humanity' Creator Vows To Buy And Publish Congress's Internet History. Many Americans are understandably upset that state representatives voted against net neutrality, effectively allowing Internet Service Providers (like Time Warner Cable, Comcast, etc.) to sell our private data off to whichever company wants to buy it. Adding insult to injury is just how little some of the representatives had donated to them from the ISPs to ... Full story

Sport

McAdoo on Giants pursuing Peterson: 'Never say never'

McAdoo on Giants pursuing Peterson: 'Never say never'

The New York Giants could use a running back. Adrian Peterson could use a new team. Is there a marriage in the works? "Never say never," Giants coach Ben McAdoo said Tuesday at the Annual League Meeting in Phoenix, according to Pro Football Talk. "He's a guy who's a very talented player, and he has a chip on his shoulder," McAdoo said. "And if he can stay healthy, he has a lot to offer.". That doesn't mean the Giants are about to pursue the ... Full story

Technology

Prolific Mars Orbiter Completes 50,000 Orbits

Prolific Mars Orbiter Completes 50,000 Orbits

The most data-productive Mars spacecraft passed orbit 50,000 this week, continuing to compile the most sharp-eyed global coverage ever gathered by a camera at the Red Planet. Full story