How one woman is empowering leaders in Puerto Rico to spearhead their own hurricane recovery efforts: ‘The communities a

on Sept. 19. That’s when the Category 1 storm, which wasn’t expected to cause severe damage, triggered flooding, food shortages and a power outage which, more than a week later, is still affecting thousands on the island. Enter Adi Martínez-Roman, founder of , a nonprofit organization that empowers local communities and promotes the development of … Read more

History is made on ‘Big Brother’ as Taylor Hale becomes first Black woman to win

History, or her-story was made on the Season 24 finale of Sunday, when became the first Black woman to win the competition. After Monte Taylor won the final Head of Household competition and chose to take Taylor to the final two with him, we all pretty much knew she had it in the bag following … Read more

‘I Always Wanted to Interpret It Through the Eyes of a Woman’: Stevie Nicks Covers Buffalo Springfield’s ‘For What It’s

has dropped a cover of ’s “For What It’s Worth,” putting her own witchy spin on the classic Sixties protest anthem. Nicks recorded the song earlier this year in Los Angeles with producer Greg Kurstin, longtime guitarist and session legend Waddy Wachtel, and backing vocalist Sharon Celani. Her rendition contains the spirit of the original … Read more

Guy fakes being asleep on red eye to steal woman’s seat: ‘The audacity’

A woman shared an experience with a shady passenger, and could relate. 7 colorful essentials that will The user , aka @, responded to a popular prompt by @ where you finally get a window seat on a flight only for someone to demand you give it to them. Chelsea often travels solo, so she … Read more

From Tehran to Los Angeles, the death of an Iranian woman sparks a feminist outcry

Newsha Niazmandi was born and raised in Iran and moved to the U.S. when she was 17 years old. In recent days, her thoughts have focused on another young woman who lived in Iran — and whose death has touched a global nerve. Mahsa Amini, 22, died last week after she was detained by Tehran’s … Read more

Mahsa Amini: US impose sanctions on Iran’s morality police as protest over woman’s death continues

The United States has imposed sanctions on Iran’s morality police and leaders of government agencies after the death of a woman in police custody sparked protests and worldwide condemnation. At least nine protesters and two security force officers have been killed in violent demonstrations since the weekend following . The morality police detained Miss Amini … Read more

Through her eyes: Truro woman uses eye-gazing technology to write book about living with ALS

A 50-year-old single mother with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) has published a new book about living with the disease. And she used a eye-gazing technology to tell her story. On Saturday, Angela Parker-Brown, author of Writing With My Eyes: Staying Alive While Dying, hosted an official book launch on the front lawn of her home … Read more

Woman killed on I-64 near East St. Louis jumped from car, man told state trooper

A man questioned by Illinois State Police told a trooper that the woman declared dead on Interstate 64 early Tuesday jumped from his car. St. Clair County Coroner Calvin Dye Sr. confirmed , Illinois, was at 4:55 a.m. State Police have yet to comment on the nature or cause of the incident, but according to … Read more

‘The Woman King’ Leads Box Office With $19 Million Debut

“,” a historical action epic starring , ruled over domestic box office charts in its opening weekend. Bolstered by stellar reviews and positive word-of-mouth, the movie collected $19 million 3,765 North American cinemas over the weekend, arriving at the higher end of expectations. Independent tracking services projected “The Woman King” would kick off with $15 million … Read more