Gloria Steinem

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton

Obama to honor Clinton, Oprah with freedom medal

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will bestow the nation’s highest civilian honor on Oprah Winfrey and former President Bill Clinton. Clinton and Winfrey will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom this year at the […]

08/08/2013

Jay Leno (AP Photo)

Leno, other celebs oppose Calif. prison practice

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Celebrities including Jay Leno and Gloria Steinem have condemned the isolation of inmates to control gang violence at California prisons — a practice that sparked a hunger strike by hundreds of […]

07/30/2013

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NYC Council OKs sick days plan, seen as key step

NEW YORK (AP) — In a significant victory amid a push for paid sick time laws around the country, city lawmakers voted Wednesday to make businesses provide the benefit to an estimated 1 million workers […]

05/08/2013

Meryl Streep

Are Hollywood awards by gender out of touch?

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Do Meryl Streep, Anne Hathaway and Helen Mirren really need a category just for women — a singular kind of affirmative action — to snare an Oscar, Emmy or Screen Actors Guild trophy?

01/24/2013

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