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Jessica Buchanan: Kidnapped! Pages: 2 3
Check out our story about the aid worker, Jessica Buchanan and how she was captured by Somalian pirates for 93 days.
Queens of the Hill
Connections are currency in the nation's capital. So if you want to get in with D.C. power players, start with these in-the-know women.
Risky Business Pages: 2 3 4 5
Think your workday is stressful? Imagine leaping from 10 stories, hand-feeding sharks, or dismantling bombs. For these professional badasses, danger is just part of the job description.
Alyssa Mastromonaco: The White House Gatekeeper Pages: 2
Of the many players working behind the scenes for the president, few wield as much quiet power as Alyssa Mastromonaco, 37, the White House deputy chief of staff for operations and the woman who sits some 15 feet away from him.
A 27-year-old acid attack victim in India desperately wanted to end her life until she landed a spot on the country's hottest game show.
Theresia Gouw: Silicon Valley Big Shot Pages: 2
Check out our interview with the successful venture capitalist, Theresia Gouw, of Accel Partners.
That's What She Said Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
We've compiled the funniest, most thought-provoking, and inspiring quotes of the month, said by our absolute favorite ladies of the moment!
My Sister's Keeper Pages: 2
What happens when you lose an identical twin? Christa Parravani was 28 when her sister, Cara, died. Odds put her chances of meeting the same fate at 50 percent, and she started down a self-destructive path until writing their story set her fr
From Pageants to Politics (01/01/13) Pages: 2 3 4
Long derided for its swimsuits, sequins, and spray tans, the Miss American Pageant has undergone an extreme makeover, becoming an unlikely boot camp for political up-and-comers. Here she is ready for office.
Falling Toward Grace Pages: 2 3 4 5
Six years ago, a parachuting accident left extreme-sports daredevil Karina Hollekim near dead. Doctors said shed never walk again, that her life as she knew it was over. But in the grueling years that followed, Hollekim had an epiphany: What if
Is This Really Goodbye? Pages: 2 3 4
As Hillary Clinton prepares to step down as secretary of state, the most accomplished, and arguably, misunderstood woman in recent history insists she's done with public life for good.
Rock Your Vote: A Presidential Candidate Primer Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7
Still not sure if you're an Obama Girl or a Romney-ac? Our election cheat sheet explains where the presidential candidates stand on seven key issues. Take this to the polls!
What We Love About October Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Here is what you need to do, see, read, and talk about in October 2012.
While You Were Sleeping Pages: 2 3
Blockbuster sleep drug Ambien has been hailed as a lifesaver, by women especially, who depend on it to conquer insomnia and jet lag. But its bizarre, sometimes tragic side effects raise alarming questions about the go-to-bedtime fix.
Portion Control Pages: 2 3
The most potent weapon in your antiaging arsenal may be scaling back at mealtime.
Running in Heels (10/01/2012) Pages: 2 3
Attention, political junkies: 2012 is a record year for female candidates. Meet the women to watch (and vote for) this campaign season.
Republican National Convention 2012
Live from Tampa Bay, Florida, we are covering the speeches, panels, and debates taking place at the 2012 Republican National Convention.
Democratic National Convention 2012
Live from Charlotte, North Carolina, we are covering the speeches, panels, and debates taking place at the 2012 Republican National Convention.
Politics are important on any given day, but in the full swing of election season, there's nothing more vital.
Zanna Roberts Rassi's London Olympics Diary Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Marie Claire's Senior Fashion Editor hit London Town for two weeks of gold medal interviews, TV segments, and, of course, shopping (who can resist British Topshop?!).
Girls 4 Sale Pages: 2 3
For most businesses in the U.S., the Web has changed everything. The sex industry is no exception. Now underage girls are as easy to find online as shelter puppies, used cars, and apartment rentals.
How Pissed Off Are Republican Women?
The Republican Party's "war on women" is one of the biggest political stories of the year. So are female GOP voters standing by their party?
Party to the Death
Looking for adrenaline, hordes of American students and recent grads are descending on the world's latest party capital, Vang Vieng, Laos, and dying for a good time.
What's Your Slavery Footprint?
You might be surprised by how some of your things are actually made.
Sex for Diesel
For many impoverished young women who live in the remote villages of brazil's Amazon River, passing cargo ships are their only link to the outside world and sex with the men who work on them, their only source of livelihood.
Are Pregnant Women's Rights at Risk? (06/01/2012)
If an expectant mother survives a suicide attempt but her fetus doesn't, is it murder? That question is at the center of a controversial court case that could impact women nationwide.
The Scars You Don't See Pages: 2 3
Check out how event planner Jennifer Gilbert overcame a traumatic time in her life.
The Modern Motherhood Conflict
Check out why author Elisabeth Badinter believes that modern motherhood is a thowback to the past.
Sandra Fluke: "Women are Not Going to be Silenced"
Georgetown University law student and women's health advocate Sandra Fluke talks to MC about being subject of a national political firestorm, and whether she'll run for office someday.
Amanda Beard: My Secret Life (04/01/2012)
At 26 and with seven Olympic medals, 6, the swimmer was America's golden girl. But she also suffered from an eating disorder, depression, even cutting. In her new memoir, she reveals the dark truth that lurked behind that perfect image.
Why Women Pay More (04/01/2012) Pages: 2
From dry cleaning to haircuts, women often pay more due to gender pricing. Read more to find out about how you maybe paying more, but receiving less.
Who to Ask Why Women Pay More (04/01/2012)
Drop your local governor or member of congress a line demanding a federal law outlawing gender pricing. We've posted all of their contact information here!
The Woman Who Saved Amanda Knox (03/01/2012)
Giulia Bongiorno is one of the most hated people in Italy. As the lawyer for Raffaele Sollecito, then boyfriend of American exchange student Amanda Knox, Bongiorno was instrumental in the defense that, last October, helped overturn the pair's convict
Pamela Drucker, the author of "Bringing Up Bébé", explores how the French parenting style may encourage better behavior in children.
Libya's Lady Rebels (02/01/2012) Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Photographer Sarah Elliott captures the major players in the violent eight-month struggle that led to the overthrow of brutal dictator Muammar Gaddafi. They risked everything to stand for their beliefs Â and their country.
Will Nikki Haley Be Our First Female President?
So far, nothing has stopped the political aspirations of the Republican governor of South Carolinanot racism, not sexism, not her youth. There's even talk of her making it to the nation's top office. MC asked the rising political star for her s
Growing Up Christian Science
As a child, Lucia Greenhouse was not allowed to visit a doctor or even pop an Advil, as part of her religion. Could she keep the faith?
"Love Crimes of Kabul"
A new HBO documentary goes inside Afghanistan's Badam Bagh prison to profile women serving time for "moral crimes"