It's clear that common-sense gun reform won't happen during this Congress. But common-sense-trash-take-out reform can happen literally right now.
I was moved to see Cynthia Dias, a formerly homeless veteran from Las Vegas, sitting in First Lady Michelle Obama visitors' box during tonight's State of the Union Address.
Last fall, the Women's Media Center celebrated a milestone marking it's 10-year anniversary during the 2015 Women's Media Center Awards ceremony hel...
Hannah was put on Weight Watchers, for the first time, at age seven. It was a must she be put on the program because her mother was adamant that "no one will ever love you if you are fat." Perhaps even worse than lack of love in her mother's view, she was certain there are no fat cheerleaders.
Thin was in, so chubby at six, I was put on a diet. Diets were also in. In fact, perhaps a peculiar corollary to the sexual revolution, was the mass diet industry. Women were dieting. Mothers were dieting. So for the first time, it was conceivable that little girls could diet along, too.
On November 17th, "the biggest party ever" was held at The Telling Room in Portland, Maine to watch a live stream of First Lady Miche...
In an interview with the press during the event, the President highlighted his administration's initiative to end veteran homelessness by the end of the year.
There was no shortage of strange and notable presents from other nations. The mayor of Byblos, a town in Lebanon, gave U.S. Senators Tim Kaine (D-Virginia) and Angus King (I-Maine) each a 98-million-year-old fish fossil.
There is a very important saying in theater: "The show must go on." It is the inevitability of this fact that First Lady Michelle Obama and the White House were faced with, when Paris was mercilessly attacked on November 13th.
MARIA BORGES is the definition of a true angel on and off the runway. With three Victoria Secret Fashion shows under her wings, Borges made history w...
Fixing the problem of mass incarceration, and other matters, were discussed at length in the Justice Reform Panel. Police chiefs don't deny there is a problem with racial profiling in some jurisdictions, and in some states, and aim to fix it.
The bright proud colorful flags of Indian Tribes were evident among the buoyant spirits and ebullient smiles of those members of Tribal Nations that assembled at the Ronald Reagan International Trade Center for the 7th Annual White House Tribal Nations Conference.
The First Lady, Michelle Obama, a week after joining forces with First Lady Kalsoom Nawaz Sharif of Pakistan on Mrs. Obama's,"Let Girls Learn,"initiative, has now announced an upcoming trip to Qatar and Jordan, to show American support for Syria, and for Qatar and Jordan's large intake of Syrian refugees.
Before a pre-arranged Broadway performance and workshop, First Lady Michelle Obama gave not just one, but two impassioned memorials regarding the recent terrorist attacks in Paris.
Education systems are not keeping up with fast-changing global economies, and in advanced and developing countries alike students are not being prepared for the modern workforce. This "skills gap" was the focus for this year's World Innovation Summit of Education (WISE), an event that brings together thousands of leading education experts and policymakers.
Last week the organization I founded, Minnie's Food Pantry, celebrated its seventh anniversary of service to the North Texas community.