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How You Can Help Oklahoma Tornado Victims
As Oklahoma now begins rebuilding itself from ground up, residents are in desperate need of aid from all across the country. Read on for how you can help.
Take Back Your Reproductive Rights With This PSA
Check out the new Draw the Line Bill PSA and how you can change the stance on your reproductive rights.
Sallie Krawcheck Buys Women's Networking Group 85 Broads
This morning, it was announced that former head of global wealth management at Merrill Lynch Sallie Krawcheck just purchased 85 Broads from its original founder.
Angelina Jolie: I Had a Double Mastectomy
Angelina Jolie revealed in an editorial this morning that she had recently undergone a double mastectomy as a preventative measure.
Walmart Empowers Women Worldwide
The folks at the mega shop have used their size and scale to launch Empowering Women Together, an e-commerce destination that supports small, female-owned businesses across the states and around the world.
Elizabeth Colbert Busch the Target of Offensive Questions from Polling Group
We're no strangers to dirty campaign jabs, but a shady polling group called "SSI Polling" has been heavily engaged in the last leg of this congressional race.
The Votes Are In! Conrad Hotel Hosts Tribeca's Stars
This year, Robert De Niro, Blake Dallas Howard, and Blythe Danner were among a few of the Hollywood elite who gathered at New York's ultra-modern Conrad Hotel last week to toast the Tribeca Film Festival Awards' winners.
Morning-After Pill News: Officially Available Over-the-Counter for 15 and Older
The nationwide morning-after pill discussion continued late yesterday as the Food and Drug Administration ruled that the next-day birth control would be available over-the-counter for those 15 and older.
Dove's Real Beauty Sketches: You Are More Beautiful Than You Think
Nine years since its Campaign for Real Beauty, Dove published a video on its YouTube account titled "Dove Real Beauty Sketches," a three-minute ode to women's own natural beauty.
Is Your Weight Your Boss' Business?
The CVS drug store chain is asking all employees to have their weight and BMI, plus blood pressure and glucose levels checked by May 1 (and sent to a third-party administrator). Anyone who doesn't will pay a price: an extra $50 a month, or $600 a yea
How You Can Help Boston Marathon Victims and Their Families
There are many ways we can take part and help those affected by the Boston Marathon explosions. Here's your chance to do something. Check out these five ways to get involved in the effort to help the victims and families of the explosion.
This Just In: Morning-After Pill Available Over the Counter for All Ages
In insanely huge women's news, a federal judge stated this morning that the most common morning-after pill must be made available over the counter for all ages.
Ashley Judd Not Running for U.S. Senate
Ashley Judd announced via Twitter last week that she will not be running for Senate in Kentucky next year.
Happy 7th Birthday, Twitter!
A look back at the past seven years of the hit social media site -- plus, a roundup of Marie Claire's seven best tweets.
The Road to 2016: Hillary Clinton's New Memoir?
Hill fans, rejoice! Hillary Clinton has confirmed plans to write another memoir but could it lead to 2016 presidential campaign?
Obama Launches New Non-Profit, Organizing for Action
President Obama has already kicked his second term into high gear with Friday's announcement of a new advocacy organization, Organizing for Action.
Roe v. Wade Turns 40
Roe v. Wade turns 40 today, and we're recapping the landmark case's past, present, and future impact.
What We Couldn't Stop Talking About This Week
Let's see what impressed and, in some cases, startled, MC most this week.
On Our Bookshelf: My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor
Yesterday, Sotomayor released her highly anticipated memoir, My Beloved World, and we at MC are more than a little excited to add it to our lengthy reading list.
Hearst Magazines Announces First-Annual Hearst Fashion Hack
Taking place on Feb. 9 and 10 during NYFW, more than 150 developers will compete in the first-annual Fashion Hack at the Hearst Tower to create fresh, fashion-focused apps and programs.
The British Monarchy's Progressive New Move
Queen Elizabeth took a major step toward gender equality by allowing Kate Middleton's potential baby to be a princess.
Who Should Star as Hillary Clinton in Her Upcoming Biopic?
Last Friday, news broke that a new screenplay based on the life of one Hillary Clinton is currently in development. Who's fit to play the outgoing secretary of state? Read on.
How Do You Feel About Banning Women from Combat?
Brave women serve in every branch of the military, and go to war just like guys do but technically, the military bans them from combat.
Avoiding the Fiscal Cliff: What Does It Mean for You?
Now that the potentially dangerous fiscal cliff has been surpassed, it's time to look at what it really means and how its solutions affect you.
Is Your New Year's Resolution on Our List?
We rounded up the most popular goals for a healthier, happier 2013.
Obama Nominates John Kerry for Secretary of State
Announced earlier this afternoon, President Barack Obama nominated Mass. Senator John Kerry to be the next secretary of state.
How You Can Help Newtown and Sandy Hook Victim's Families
Though you may be thousands of miles from Newtown, you would be surprised how easy it is to lending a helping hand to those affected by the tragedy. Find out how the you can support the community of Newtown.
World's Top Authors Compete in a Spelling Bee
How to Help Hurricane Sandy Victims
A week ago, Hurricane Sandy was barely even mentioned on the hourly weather forecast, and now, the epic cyclone's damage is almost irreversible.
The Real Winner of Last Night's Debate? Martha Raddatz
Last night, during a post-debate cocktail, I said it: "Martha for president."
Who Can (and Can't) Call Out Campaign Racism?
In case you havent noticed, theres been a good amount of racial animosity underlining this election season, and its been ramping up in the past few weeks.
The Myth of Miracle Obama: What Didnt Happen During Last Nights Debate
Weighing in on Barack Obama's performance in the first debate.
Oops, Todd Akin Did It Again!
Todd Akin opposes the Lily Ledbetter Fair Pay Act.
Todd Akin: Claire McCaskill was "much more ladylike" in 2006
Todd Akin says Claire McCaskill was more ladylike in 2006
Advice for Rep. Todd Akin
Rep. Todd Akin decided not to shut the whole thing down yesterdayhes still running for Missouri Senate despite being almost universally panned for his nutso comments on rape and pregnancy, made in an August 19 interview.
The Evolution of the Political Celebrity
They've been popping up a lot lately, at least for Democrats: emails from Barack Obama with the subject line, Dinner? Or a contrived plea from Jessica Alba, or an invitation from Sarah Jessica Parker.
Are the 47 Percent Really Obama Voters?
Mitt Romney just insulted about half of Americans behind closed doors in a video that was only recently released.
Mitt Romney on Porn
Mitt Romney may be publicly waving off social issues in favor of stump speeches on the economy and ill-advised missives on the Middle East, but hes managed to find some time to meet with an anti-pornography group.
Gov. John Kasich: Our wives are "doing the laundry" while we're on the road
Ohio governor John Kasich doesnt exactly have a lady-friendly reputation.
2012: The Year the DNC Put Social Issues Front and Center
Democrats didnt shy away from these issues at all: Dozens of speakers, like Deval Patrick and Michelle Obama, mentioned LGBT equality over the past three days.
Bill Clinton Is That Ex-Boyfriend We Can't Stop Drunk-Texting
It's hard to be opposed to Bill Clinton's amicable personality, diplomatic governing techniques, and, as seen last night at the DNC, his supreme speech-giving skills, but he has more adversaries than you might think.
The Economic Issue Missing from Prime Time
Marie Claire hosted the EMILY's List panel on women and politics, and the conversation turned to topics not covered on the convention's national stage.
Michelle Obama: Working Mom-in-Chief
Our political blogger discusses the ways in which the FLOTUS' DNC speech was more than a stroke of pure brilliance discussing motherhood, Barack-oli, and her husband's affinity for garbage-picking.
The Abortion Talk You Don't Hear on the RNC Stage
Off-campus from the RNC, Michele Bachmann leads one of the few major anti-abortion conversations.
Not-So-Magic Mike: My Search for the Nonexistent Male Strip Clubs of Tampa
My search for the nonexistent male strip clubs of Tampa
Susana Martinez: Vice President?
The highly anticipated speech of last night was Paul Ryan's, and Condoleezza Rice brought the house down with a nod to civil rights, but the speaker who caught my attention was the governor of New Mexico, Susana Martinez.
Republican Delegates and the "War on Women"
No phrase causes conservative and liberal ladies to talk past each other more than the war on women.
"I love you, women!!!!"
Last night was billed as womens night at the RNC, an event that came at the heels of a year rife with discussion about Planned Parenthood, access to birth control, and most recently, a stunning string of ignorant comments by Republican lawmaker
Hello from the Republican National Convention!
Here we are in sunny (yes, sunny!) Tampa for the Republican National Conventions! Im Nona, and Ill Marie Claire's political blogger from now until the elections.
White House Urges More Student Loan Transparency
Can uniform financial aid letters solve our student debt problem?