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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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. … Read More

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 … Read More

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. … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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) … Read More

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 … Read More

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 – … Read More

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 / … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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. … Read More

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. … Read More

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 … Read More

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. … Read More

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 … Read More