WalletHub compared metrics for men and women in 10 key areas, including number of lawmakers in state and federal government, pay, number of executives, unemployment rate, life expectancy, and educational attainment.
Some security experts are cautioning the administration about its anti-Assad stance, even as the US begins surveillance flights over Syria in anticipation of possible expanded US action against the Islamic State.
Speaking to the American Legion, President Obama outlined a series of executive actions to improve health care accessibility, streamline the transition to civilian life, and help military families achieve economic independence.
Rand Paul accused Hillary Clinton of being a 'war hawk.' But the issue is charged for Senator Paul, too, as he's a relative dove in a party defined for decades by a muscular approach to overseas problems.
California's senior senator, Democrat Dianne Feinstein, joined a chorus of renewed calls on Monday for the quick deployment of a quake activity alert system such as the ones already in operation in Mexico and Japan.
Two federal appeals courts have struck down similar same-sex marriage bans in Utah, Oklahoma, and Virginia. The process sets the groundwork for an expected ultimate resolution at the US Supreme Court, as early as next year.