Judith Heumann learned early on that if she was going to be part of society she'd have to fight for the right.
We're becoming a nation of food fanatics, signing up for cooking classes, turning into gourmets in the kitchen, and making dining in or out the equivalent of a cultural event. Is America the new France?
The transformation of food from kitchen to cultural phenomenon is evident everywhere. “We are witnessing the Italian Renaissance in food …” says Krishnendu Ray, a food and nutrition expert at New York University. “The world of food today is exactly how the world of literature and painting evolved.” A waiter carries out a dinner at Oleana restaurant in Cambridge, Mass.
The Supreme Court decision, seen as a victory for Wal-Mart and corporate America, makes it more difficult for employees to join together in a common lawsuit unless they are able to identify a common injury.
The number of books we buy is not the same thing as the number of books we read.
Amazon released its "Most Well-Read Cities in America" list this week and guess what? It mirrors its "Most Romantic Cities in America" list from 2010.
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court will decide whether 1.5 million women can form a 'class' that faced the same injury – in this case, gender-based discrimination by Wal-Mart – or not.
Smokers in New York will have fewer places to puff when Mayor Michael Bloomberg signs a new law banning smoking in the city's parks and on its beaches.
Emerging federal policy allows asylum-seekers to request US sanctuary on grounds they are fleeing domestic violence. Humane, or an immigration floodgate?
The retrofuturistic trend draws on a Jules Verne-like view of the world and Victorian-era technology.