Girls are reaching new heights in basketball, but huge pay gaps await them as professionals

Women have made great strides in the world of sports over the past 50 years.Especially in some individual sports, female champion athletes today earn far more money and command a much bigger audience than their predecessors – thanks to breakthroughs by tennis champions like Billie Jean King and Venus and Serena Williams and top golfers such as Kathy Whitworth, Nancy Lopez and Michele Wie.

How Iran’s millennials are grappling with crippling US sanctions

In early January, after tensions between Iran and the United States escalated to the brink of war, President Donald Trump announced a detente of sorts, stating, “The United States is ready to embrace peace with all who seek it.”

Inside the Last Bohemian Apartments of Manhattan’s Storied Hotel Chelsea

The history of the Hotel Chelsea is chock-full of stories of bohemians, artists and other creative types who lived and thrived in one of New York City's original cooperative buildings, built in 1883.

"With me" videos on YouTube are seeing huge spikes in viewership as people stay...

YouTube creators are performing everyday tasks or taking on crafts and activities that people can do at home because everyone is stuck indoors right now. The genre has boomed as a result of social distancing.

The fashionable history of social distancing

As the world grapples with the coronavirus outbreak, “social distancing” has become a buzzword of these strange times.

How women dress for other women

“If you can’t be better than your competition,” Vogue editor Anna Wintour once said, “just dress better.”

When restaurants close, Americans lose much more than a meal

Arnold Schwarzenegger tweeted a video of himself on March 15 saying: “No more restaurants.” Seated in his palatial kitchen with two miniature horses, Whiskey and Lulu, beside him, the former California governor pronounced: “We don’t go out, we don’t go to restaurants. We don’t do anything like that any more.”

Perfection comes at a price in latest adaptation of Austen’s ‘Emma’

The latest film adaptation of Jane Austen’s classic “Emma” is a visual feast of color, pattern and texture.

Can gambling juice fandom for women’s sports?

Every March Madness, thousands of tweets and articles dissecting seedings, potential upsets and favorable matchups flood the feeds of sports fans.

The meme endorsement you might have missed – and why it matters for 2020

On Jan. 19, the New York Times editorial board made history when it endorsed two candidates, Elizabeth Warren and Amy Klobuchar, for president, concluding, “May the best woman win.”

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U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams says this week will be, ‘the hardest and the...

WASHINGTON — Surgeon General Jerome Adams is bracing Americans for what he says is going to be, “the hardest and the saddest week of most Americans’ lives’’ because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Dr. Anthony Fauci Refuses to Say Coronavirus Pandemic Is ‘Under Control’: ‘That’d Be a...

Dr. Anthony Fauci, a key member of the White House Coronavirus Task Force, predicted that the coronavirus infection rate and death toll in the coming weeks will be "shocking to some," and refused to say that America has the situation "under control."

Etsy reminds sellers making cloth face masks: Don’t suggest they prevent COVID 19 infection

Etsy sellers have sold hundreds of thousands of cloth face masks in the past few days, the company says, and demand is likely to outstrip supply soon now that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has shifted its guidance on wearing such masks in public.