By Ashe Schow | 04/18/14 03:56 PM
Obama administration officials have extended the comment period for the Keystone XL pipeline, effectively delaying yet again a decision on the pipeline. The latest delay, the administration said, was due to continuing litigation in Nebraska surrounding the pipeline's route.
By Ashe Schow | 04/18/14 01:13 PM
A prominent Pakistani female politician went on Twitter on Friday to condemn the news that a religious women's school in the country's capital of Islamabad is renaming its library after Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attack mastermind Osama bin Laden.
By Ashe Schow | 04/18/14 12:19 PM
A Canadian Muslim activist who has written extensively about women's rights in Islam has set her sights on "Honor Diaries," a film about the horrors that women face in the Middle East, Southeast Asia and North Africa. Sheema Khan accused the film -- and its makers -- of being "Islamophobes" in...
By Ashe Schow | 04/18/14 12:18 PM
Wendy Davis' legal work for the North Texas Tollway Authority is part of an FBI investigation into the agency, according to the Dallas Morning News.
By Ashe Schow | 04/17/14 04:08 PM
I was a ballerina for years when I was younger, and even I didn’t pivot (pirouette, whatever) this much.
By Ashe Schow | 04/17/14 03:49 PM
Terrorist group Boko Haram has escalated its campaign of terror in northeast Nigeria, most recently with the abduction of more than 100 school girls.
By Ashe Schow | 04/17/14 12:17 PM
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict played out on Metrobuses in Washington during the annual Cherry Blossom Festival -- one ad campaign displaying anti-Israel messaging and other displaying anti-Palestine messaging.
By Ashe Schow | 04/17/14 09:17 AM
Edward Snowden, the leaker of National Security Agency documents, asked Russian President Vladimir Putin about whether Russia uses mass surveillance to spy on its citizens.
By Ashe Schow | 04/16/14 04:39 PM
An Environmental Protection Agency official has entered the revolving door of cronyism by leaving the federal government to become an executive at a prominent environmental group.
By Ashe Schow | 04/16/14 04:17 PM
America's dry cleaners aren't happy that President Obama used them as an example in remarks last week about the economic gap between the sexes. They say the disparity in dry cleaning bills is more complex than the systemized discrimination Obama hinted at in his April 8 remarks about the...
By Ashe Schow | 04/16/14 12:58 PM
New York Times author and liberal economist Paul Krugman has been offered a position as a distinguished scholar for a nine-month stint at the City University of New York's Luxembourg Income Study Center, which researches income inequality.
By Ashe Schow | 04/15/14 04:25 PM
It's tax day! And if you waited until today to file, these weird deductions might be helpful. Or you might not want to deal with them and just get your taxes done as fast as possible. Whatever floats your boat.
By Ashe Schow | 04/15/14 12:47 PM
A new poll from Public Policy Polling indicates that women in Texas are more likely to vote for Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott than Democratic candidate Wendy Davis.
By Ashe Schow | 04/14/14 04:39 PM
Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who exposed the agency's surveillance program, called Monday's Pulitzer Prize announcement “a vindication for the public.” Snowden, in his first blog post for the Freedom of the Press Foundation - of which he is a board member...
By Ashe Schow | 04/14/14 03:53 PM
Rep. Peter King, a staunch defender of the National Security Agency's surveillance programs, is not happy that the Guardian and the Washington Post won a Pulitzer Prize for public service on Monday.
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