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Venus vs. The World...Literally

Joe Favorito | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Joe Favorito

This gives Venus a chance to showcase her wide array of interests while giving a tennis partner, Polo Ralph Lauren, a global boost and some worthwhile buzz.

American Woman: 15 Trailblazers Vogue Left Off Their List

Lesley M. M. Blume | Posted 11.28.2012 | Style
Lesley M. M. Blume

At this time of year, for those in the fashion industry, "going to the Met" has nothing to do with spending a lazy day in the galleries, admiring Byza...

After 49 Years, the King Finally Meets the Queen

Billie Jean King | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Billie Jean King

I was coached by my longtime friend Elton John on the etiquette when greeting the Queen. He told me to say "Good morning, Your Majesty," and how to address her when she asked questions.

Thank You, Sandy for Helping Me Win Wimbledon!

Billie Jean King | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Billie Jean King

We reached our goal because we were on a team and we worked together like teammates day in and day out. Those days were so different than professional tennis is today.

Interview with a Philosopher: On Tennis and Life - What the Racket is All About

Tom Morris | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tom Morris

What do philosophers have to say about life that's relevant to your interests? Can modern thinkers help us better understand our experience in the wor...

Celebrating History Can Inspire Us to Make it

Maria Shriver | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Maria Shriver

The engine of history is turning, but too slowly. This Women's History Month, let's help push pay inequity and other forms of gender inequality back into the past to stay.

"The Nine" Results

Carol Muske-Dukes | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carol Muske-Dukes

Thank you to all those who participated in the nomination process to find The Nine -- women chosen by other women as candidates for an international governing body.

Nancy Lieberman's Legacy Transcends Sports

Joe Favorito | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Joe Favorito

One of the great things that draws us to athletics, competing or even watching, is the surprise. Nancy Lieberman, 50 years old and a New York City native, has seemingly conquered every barrier ever presented to her.

Medals Of Freedom: Obama Honors Ted Kennedy, Harvey Milk And 14 Others

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to 16 people, including political ally Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, ...

Joe the Plumber Vs. Lilly Ledbetter

Beverly Wettenstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Beverly Wettenstein

When Obama mentioned Ledbetter in a debate, McCain muttered that it would create "a trial lawyers dream." He claims lawyers could take advantage of women who allege discrimination.

Sitting on the Sidelines is so Yesterday

Tabby Biddle | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tabby Biddle

In what felt like a call to action, women at this conference imparted their wisdom from their life experiences and empowered one another through their stories of achievement, generosity, and courage.

Why Schoolgirls Wouldn't Giggle at the AP's Softball Story

Marta Lawrence | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Marta Lawrence

Maybe the AP's version of overt gender stereotyping is actually preferable to the more insidious undercutting that happens in papers across the country every day -- not just in athletics.

"The Less I Say The More My Work Gets Done": NBC Mystery Song — Revealed!

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Ladies and gentlemen, we stand corrected! At the end of yesterday's "NBC Nightly News" there was a song that was not the usual swelling theme music, a...