Meryl Streep

Margaret Thatcher, former British Prime Minister (AP Photo)

UK’s first female leader rejected feminist label

LONDON (AP) — She was Britain’s first female leader, a strong woman who battled her way to the top of a male-dominated political system — but don’t call Margaret Thatcher a feminist..

04/09/2013

Margaret Thatcher

Thatcher had profound effect on popular culture

LONDON (AP) — Margaret Thatcher was not just a political titan, she was a cultural icon — skewered by comedians, transformed into a puppet and played to Oscar-winning perfection by Meryl Streep.

04/08/2013

Hillary Clinton (AP Photo)

Hillary Clinton headlines NY women’s conference

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says the rights of women represent “the unfinished business of the 21st century” in the U.S. and around the world.

04/05/2013

Meryl Streep donates $1M to The Public Theatre

NEW YORK (AP) – Meryl Streep has donated $1 million to The Public Theater in honor of both its late founder, Joseph Papp, and her friend, the author Nora Ephron. The announcement was timed to […]

10/05/2012

'Bourne' hotter than Batman

(CNS) – The latest installment of the “Bourne” action series finally knocked Batman out of the top spot at the North American box office, debuting in first place over a much-publicized Will Ferrell comedy, according […]

08/13/2012

White gives Streep a snow leopard cub

(CNS) – Meryl Streep got an early birthday present today, but it’s not one she can unwrap or take home. Actress Betty White adopted a snow leopard cub at the Los Angeles Zoo in Streep’s […]

06/20/2012