Why the Oscars Are the ‘Super Bowl for Women’ – Wall Street Journal

Why the Oscars Are the ‘Super Bowl for Women’Wall Street JournalIf the Super Bowl is the king of live events, with no fast-forwarding through the ads and a rare big-tent…

2014 Academy Awards Predictions – Harvard Press

Harvard PressLupita Nyong’o (left) is a choice for Best Supporting Actress in “12 Years a Slave.” The movie is a favorite for Best Picture, and the screenplay is up for…

SJP Shoe Line Gets Social Media Push – Women’s Wear Daily

Women’s Wear DailyParker is the guest editor of the Nordstrom Pinterest board and will also participate in other social media activities such as a Twitter chat next month (users can…

Fashion Crowd Eyes LVMH Prize Finalists – Women’s Wear Daily

Women’s Wear DailyTALENT SCOUTS: The fashion pack turned out in droves Wednesday evening to view the creations of the 30 international designers shortlisted for the first LVMH Young Fashion Designer…

De Reus Leads Women in Conflict Panel in Washington, DC – Penn State Altoona

Penn State AltoonaLee Ann De Reus, associate professor of human development and family studies and women’s studies served as moderator and speaker for the Women in Conflict panel held February…

Pippa Middleton talks about famous dress she wore at royal wedding – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsPippa Middleton has a sense of humor about the bridesmaid dress that made her a star. She discussed the famous gown she wore as her sister Kate’s…

Theater|In 1930s Britain, an Office Lothario and the Women Who Endure Him – New York Times

Theater|In 1930s Britain, an Office Lothario and the Women Who Endure HimNew York TimesIn the early 1930s, when the Great Depression had the planet in its grip, the playwright John…

Ohio Governor Gives Kidnapped Cleveland Women Courage Award – NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comOhio Governor Gives Kidnapped Cleveland Women Courage Award. Ohio Gov. John Kasich has presented his annual courage awards to three women who survived their decade-long imprisonment in a Cleveland house.…

Cleveland Kidnapping Survivors Honored With 2-Minute Ovation – ABC News

ABC NewsThe three women who survived a decade-long captivity in a Cleveland house before being freed received Gov. John Kasich’s annual courage awards on Monday night. Kasich called the women’s…

Cleveland kidnap victims honored by Ohio governor – USA TODAY

USA TODAYMEDINA, Ohio (AP) — The three women who survived a decade-long captivity in a Cleveland house before being freed received Gov. John Kasich’s annual courage awards on Monday night.…

Lenovo S860 is a beefy bruiser with a blockbuster battery – CNET

CNETBARCELONA, Spain — Just when Lenovo was starting to make its name as a phone maker, with chunky, big-screen handsets such as the Vibe X we saw at IFA in…

UConn Hammers Houston 92-41 In Auriemma’s 1000th Game – Hartford Courant

Hartford CourantHOUSTON — It began in November 1985 at Iona’s tiny and dark gym in New Rochelle, N.Y., a game that UConn won, but one that few remember exactly how.…

Growing Support, and Tea From Young Women, Embolden Kiev Street Fighters – New York Times

Growing Support, and Tea From Young Women, Embolden Kiev Street FightersNew York TimesKIEV, Ukraine — The street fighters in Independence Square, kitted out with motorcycle helmets, plywood shields and baseball…

Why Women on TV Are Having Better Sex Than Ever – Glamour

GlamourBut watching Michelle Ashford’s Masters of Sex (Showtime), Mara Brock Akil’s Being Mary Jane (BET), and Dee Johnson’s Nashville (ABC) made me realize progress is truly afoot. I talked with…

McDonald’s Meets Moschino at Milan Fashion Week – TIME

TIMEShare. Read Later. Send to Kindle. FASHION-ITALY-MOSCHINO. Tiziana Fabi / AFP / Getty Images. A model presents a creation for fashion house Moschino as part of the Milan’s Women’s fashion…

After Sochi, what’s next for Winter Olympics? – Washington Post

Washington PostFILE – In this July 7, 2011 file photo, Alpensia resort, one of the venues for the 2018 Winter Olympics, is pictured in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The people of…

W.net Expands into Washington, DC Metro Area – PR Web (press release)

W.net Expands into Washington, DC Metro AreaPR Web (press release)The Women’s Network in Electronic Transactions (W.net), the premier payments organization dedicated to women in payments, has announced its expansion into…

Olympics-Alpine skiing-Women’s giant slalom second run and overall results – Reuters

ReutersFeb 18 (Reuters) – Women’s Alpine skiing giant slalom second run and overall results at the Sochi Winter Olympics on Tuesday. Rank Name Run 2 Time Total Time (m:ss.ms) (m:ss.ms)…

Winter Olympics 2014: GB target best medal haul since 1936 after Eve … – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukTeam GB are just two curling matches away from their best medal tally at a Winter Olympics since 1936 after Eve Muirhead and her team-mates booked their places in Wednesday’s…

Denver considers expanding minority-contracting program – Denver Post

Denver considers expanding minority-contracting programDenver PostDenver would seek to nearly double the percentage of its construction spending that goes to businesses owned by minorities or women under a proposal the…

US women’s hockey crushes Sweden to reach gold medal game – CBS News

CBS NewsThe U.S. has medaled in every Winter Games since women’s hockey was added in 1998, and just once – with a loss to Sweden in the 2006 semifinals –…

Mancuso eighth for struggling US ski team – Washington Post

Washington PostU.S. skier Julia Mancuso competes during the Women’s Alpine Skiing super-G at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center during the Sochi Winter Olympics on Feb. 15, 2014. (Oliver Morino /…

Austria’s Anna Fenninger wins gold in super-G; USA shut out – USA TODAY

USA TODAYKRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia — The U.S. ski team remained stuck on one alpine medal in the Sochi Olympics as European stars, as expected, dominated the women’s super-G Saturday. Austria’s…

Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan survives two falls to win figure skating gold – CBS News

CBS NewsYuzuru Hanyu of Japan reacts during the flower ceremony after he placed first in the men’s free skate figure skating final at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014…

Lilly Singh #AskSuperwoman Hits Twitter Trend Worldwide

Lilly Singh is someone I’d never heard of until after I noticed that the hashtag #AskSuperwoman was trending on Twitter “worldwide.” Given my affinity for Super Women I had to…

Noelle Pikus-Pace of US wins silver in women’s skeleton – CBS News

CBS News… U.S. wins silver in women’s skeleton. Noelle Pikus-Pace of the United States reacts after competing a run during the Women’s Skeleton on Day 7 of the Sochi 2014…

Gracie Gold, Ashley Wagner: USA Olympics Skaters In Glo-Blades?

Gracie Gold and Ashley Wagner are the USA Olympics Figure Skaters who have taken America (and the World outside Russia) by storm. So much so, that this blogger had to…

Leigh Steinberg’s Super Bowl Party Has Hottest Women

Leigh Steinberg’s Super Bowl Party Has Hottest Women The Leigh Steinberg Super Bowl Party in New York City on February 1 2014 was a hit and had the hottest women.…

Taliban and Government Imperil Gains for Afghan Women, Advocates Say – New York Times

New York TimesAdvocates for women in Afghanistan see proposed laws and violent attacks as signs of an effort to diminish the status of women. Mauricio Lima for The New York…

AnnaSophia Robb & Kat Graham: Red Dress Fashion Show! – Just Jared

Just JaredAnnaSophia Robb, Kat Graham, and Ireland Baldwin walk the red carpet at the 2014 Go Red for Women/The Heart Truth Red Dress Collection Fashion Show held during Mercedes-Benz Fashion…

Bridget Foley’s Diary: Fashion Police? Tell Me About It – Women’s Wear Daily

Women’s Wear DailyBridget Foley’s Diary: Fashion Police? Tell Me About It. WWD’s executive editor had a very memorable couture season in Paris, and it wasn’t just because of the clothes.…

Right-wing group starts 7-day vigil against possible withdrawal from West Bank – Jerusalem Post

Jerusalem Post‘Women in Green’ gather in front of Netanyahu’s residence to implore him to maintain total sovereignty over disputed territories. Prof. Arieh Eldad speaking to Women in Green Photo: Courtesy.…

Los Angeles to host 2016 Olympic Team Trials For Men’s and Women’s Marathon – USA Track and Field

USA Track and FieldLOS ANGELES –The City of Los Angeles will host the Women’s and Men’s 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Marathon, USA Track & Field, the U.S. Olympic…

Envoy Reports Progress On Women, Children In Syria Talks – RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyThe Geneva II peace conference offers the best opportunity yet to deescalate the Syrian conflict. But it starts with low expectations for success. TEXT SIZE – +. January 25, 2014.…

Women and children ‘to be given passage’ from Homs in first Syria deal – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukSyrian negotiators have reached their first deal in peace talks in Geneva, an agreement to allow women and children to escape the siege of rebel-held districts of the city of…