Sahar Amer, an Islamic studies professor, takes a comparative cultural look at the hotly debated and misunderstood practice of veiling.
As the death toll mounts today in Egypt, it also upends the Obama administration’s delicate balance on the Egyptian crisis.
Utility companies around the country are asking regulators to reconsider an incentive program that’s encouraged many people to invest thousands of dollars in rooftop solar electric systems.
Publicly, critics of solar and wind dismiss the notion that renewables could gain a foothold in the energy industry. But there are reports that privately, the electric industry wants to get in front of the disruption.
After news came out that a sales clerk in Zurich refused to show Oprah Winfrey a $38,000 bag, some people are wondering how a bag could cost as much as a mid-range luxury sedan.
Research shows that up to 5 percent of dementia cases are misdiagnosed cases of a treatable, but largely unknown condition called “normal pressure hydrocephalus.”
Lady Gaga and Katy Perry both were forced to release new songs early after they were leaked. Artists and record labels may fear a drop in sales if a song or album is leaked, but that may not be the case.
A hedge fund manager has made a $500 million offer to buy Steinway. But workers at the Steinway factory don’t think the change of ownership will mean much change for them.
Egypt’s interim vice president has resigned to protest deadly clashes between the military and supporters of ousted president Mohammed Morsi, which have left more than 100 people dead.
A Middle East analyst who has advised both Democratic and Republican secretaries of state says we will be able to tell whether the Israeli-Palestinian talks are serious by looking at a few specific factors.
On Monday, jurors convicted former Boston mob boss James “Whitey” Bulger on murder charges in the deaths of 11 people. But they could not agree on whether Bulger killed 26-year-old Debra Davis.
Less than one percent growth may not sound like a lot, but it’s a signal of a much-needed recovery in the eurozone’s three-and-a-half-year debt crisis.
In India, the rising economic wherewithal of a new generation of women is transforming an institution as old as the country itself: marriage.
A new cookbook by Sally Sampson, “Chop Chop: The Kids Guide to Cooking Real Food With Your Family,” includes detailed instructions for kids and their parents. Sampson joins us and shares two recipes.
From Danny Malone to Daft Punk.