Young girls are now starring in mainstream action films and TV shows, filling the roles of star characters and heroes traditionally occupied by boys.
An obsolete term still has its place in some legal contexts.
The movie business is looking for more successes than it had last summer, as 'Wonder Woman' continues to perform well but new installments of the 'Cars' and 'Pirates of the Caribbean' franchises experience their worst domestic opening weekends ever. Meanwhile, streaming services are encouraging some viewers to stay home.
A hardworking ancient three-letter root turns out to be at the foot of many words across Indo-European languages.