Demonstrators wave banners in one of New York's famous women's suffrage parades. In 1918, Congress passed what became, when it was ratified in 1920, the Nineteenth Amendment, which prohibited state and federal agencies from gender-based restrictions on voting. Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton drafted the amendment and first introduced it in 1878.
Europe is at a crossroads. Our preoccupation with the fiscal crisis comes at the expense of the broader EU agenda. We must unite to engage citizens and address the pressing issues of foreign policy, energy, immigration, growth and employment, and other ignored priorities.
Former News of the World executives testified today that James Murdoch was aware that phone hacking at the now-defunct tabloid was more widespread than he claimed to know.
US and British politicians want Libyan rebels to extradite Abdel Baset al-Megrahi, the Lockerbie bomber released by Scotland in 2009 after doctors gave him three months to live.
A letter from a former News of the World reporter previously jailed for phone hacking says the practice was 'widely discussed' at the shuttered tabloid.
In a speech today, British Prime Minister David Cameron said that last week's riots were not the result of race, poverty, or his own austerity cuts but rather "people with a twisted moral code."
The first batches of more than 1,200 people arrested across England began appearing in court today. Among them were a postman, a charity worker, and a millionaire's teen daughter.
In response to the phone-hacking scandal that engulfed News Corp.'s News of the World, founder Rupert Murdoch said his media empire would have a new code of ethics. It could help – if managers are serious about enforcing the rules, media experts say.
With the spotlight shining bright on Rupert Murdoch, his media empire, and his political ties, British columnists are offering up searing critiques on every aspect of the phone hacking scandal. Here's a sampling: