May 12, 2016

French teen's streamed suicide on Periscope leads to inquiry

French authorities have opened an investigation after a teenager allegedly live-streamed video of her suicide on the popular app Periscope. The local prosecutor said Wednesday the young woman threw herself under a commuter train in the suburban Egly station, south of Paris, after claiming ...

16 West Point cadets in raised-fist photo won't be punished

May 11, 2016

16 West Point cadets in raised-fist photo won't be punished

Sixteen black West Point cadets who posed with raised fists for a pre-graduation picture that sparked debates on race and proper behavior in uniform won’t be punished, the U.S. Military Academy said Tuesday. The decision, less than two weeks before the 16 women graduate, ...

Trump takes aim at Clinton over her husband's infidelities

May 8, 2016

Trump takes aim at Clinton over her husband's infidelities

Donald Trump is once again raising former President Bill Clinton’s marital infidelities, a preview of how the billionaire businessman is likely to respond to general-election attacks from Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton and her allies about his treatment of women. Speaking at a rally Saturday ...

Harvard to bar members of all-male clubs from leading groups

May 7, 2016

Harvard to bar members of all-male clubs from leading groups

Students who join Harvard’s male-only social clubs won’t be able to serve as sports captains or leaders of other campus groups starting in the fall of 2017. The new policy, announced Friday by Harvard’s first female president, also applies to other unofficial single-gender groups ...

First woman tapped for dean at West Point

May 1, 2016

First woman tapped for dean at West Point

U.S. President Barack Obama has nominated a woman to become the United States Military Academy’s first female dean in its 216-year history. He named Cindy Jebb, a graduate of the prestigious institution — also known as West Point — who currently heads its Social ...