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A new bloom of activist movements have been spurred by the election of President Hassan Rouhani. And women — many of them educated but without job prospects — are at the forefront.
Iran is seeing a bloom of new activist movements spurred by the election of President Hassan Rouhani last year. And women — highly educated but without job prospects — are pressing for equality.
We're used to rounding up the total on our taxi ride or dropping a buck or two in a jar at the coffee shop. Now, new high-tech ways to pay are nudging us to tip more generously and more often.
Dr. Sherwin Nuland was a medical ethicist who opposed assisted suicide and wrote an award-winning book about death called How We Die. He died of prostate cancer on Monday at his home in Connecticut.
Republicans picked State Attorney General Greg Abbott in the fight to succeed Gov. Rick Perry. Rising Democratic star Wendy Davis coasted to her party's nomination Tuesday night.
Once a staunch ally of the White House, the nation's largest Latino advocacy organization is taking aim at the White House and its immigration policies.
Rachel Canning, 18, says her parents kicked her out of their house; she wants them to give her financial support. A New Jersey judge denied her requests in an initial hearing Tuesday.
The electronics retailer posted a $190 million fourth quarter loss as it struggles to update its image and battle big box stores and online rivals such as Amazon.com.
Economists say the unusually severe winter weather across the U.S. has cost billions of dollars and curtailed job growth. Some sectors of the economy will likely bounce back more than others.