The Cable

CDC to Women: Go on Birth Control or Quit Drinking

Among the various medical dictates in common circulation, teetotalism isn’t new. But a new report by the CDC takes previous cautionings further.


Want to Breastfeed in Australia’s Parliament? Go Right Ahead.

Australian lawmakers will no longer have to worry about missing votes to breastfeed.

Best Defense

Why leadership will either make or break combat integration in the Marine Corps

Expectations can be dangerous when they are low, as we have seen in recruiting and on the drill field, especially when low expectations become codified via low standards. Yet expectations can be liberating when they are high, as we have seen by the performance of Marines, male and female, in combat.


Mayor of Cologne: If Women Don’t Want to Be Raped, They Should Stay Away From Strangers

The mayor of a German town where an alleged 100 sexual assaults took place over New Year's suggested women change their behavior to avoid assault.

Observation Deck

The Making of the Modern Superheroine

Why comic-book crusaders have nothing on the real-life women who changed the world in 2015.


The Poisoned Waters of Punjab

​Mothers in the Indian state of Punjab say the water has rendered them infertile -- claims that researchers support but that the government laughs off.

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