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She The People: December, 2012

Posted at 03:09 PM ET, 12/29/2012

In India and beyond, shock at a woman's death

The deadly gang rape of a young woman in New Delhi has stunned Indian society and sparked an outcry from women worldwide.

By Jamila Bey  |  03:09 PM ET, 12/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:17 PM ET, 12/28/2012

Helicopter parents: When do they cross the line into stalking?

College student gets court order against parents for stalking her.

By Diana Reese  |  05:17 PM ET, 12/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 12/28/2012

The top economics stories of 2012

Even if President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner end up swerving at the last minute, the fiscal cliff still wins as this year's top economic story.

By Joann Weiner  |  11:49 AM ET, 12/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bernanke, Boehner, Facebook, fiscal cliff; China, Greece, Obama, Romney, top economic stories of 2012, UBS

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 12/22/2012

The NRA's school safety plan: Round up the sick and arm the children

NRA's big idea is to make schools into armed camps and the mentally ill into criminals.

By Bonnie Goldstein  |  10:32 AM ET, 12/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gun Control

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 12/21/2012

Sanford vs. Sanford? Dream on, political (and drama) junkies

SHE THE PEOPLE | Sure the South Carolina contest for Tim Scott's House seat may not happen. But imagine that debate.

By Mary C. Curtis  |  02:15 PM ET, 12/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:07 PM ET, 12/20/2012

Congress leaves for Christmas without making women safer

SHE THE PEOPLE | Who could possibly hold up a bill guaranteed to get a bunch of rapists off the street for the cost of zero dollars?

By Melinda Henneberger  |  09:07 PM ET, 12/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:59 AM ET, 12/19/2012

After Newtown: What mental health system?

Liza Long struck a nerve with her blog post gone viral on mental health. It also inspired two of my friends to share their stories, about how the system has failed their families.

By Diana Reese  |  10:59 AM ET, 12/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 12/19/2012

What if gunmakers paid for mental health care?

SHE THE PEOPLE | We can no longer ignore that these two topics bring out the worst in each other.

By Bonnie Goldstein  |  10:03 AM ET, 12/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Newtown Massacre

Posted at 11:35 PM ET, 12/18/2012

Confusing Asperger's with mental illness, and mental illness with evil

SHE THE PEOPLE | Some of our most beloved biases have come out in the days since Lanza opened fire.

By Melinda Henneberger  |  11:35 PM ET, 12/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:10 PM ET, 12/18/2012

Bill Clinton on women's rights

Bill Clinton, the most active ex-president in modern history, hasn't written his final chapter just yet.

By Suzi Parker  |  06:10 PM ET, 12/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:09 AM ET, 12/18/2012

Tim Scott's importance as GOP senator and symbol

Despite his very conservative beliefs, Democrats should not discount what the African American's appointment means.

By Mary C. Curtis  |  09:09 AM ET, 12/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:20 AM ET, 12/17/2012

Rush Limbaugh's obsession with Hillary Clinton

SHE THE PEOPLE | Limbaugh told listeners that Hillary Clinton asked him, Would you, would you make a real woman out of me? I said, 'Sure, let's take off our clothes.' So I took mine off, and I pointed and I said, now fold them.

By Suzi Parker  |  09:20 AM ET, 12/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:39 PM ET, 12/15/2012

Gun control, yes, but that's only the beginning

SHE THE PEOPLE | Momentous and overdue as any progress on guns and mental illness would be, that by itself would not be enough.

By Melinda Henneberger  |  03:39 PM ET, 12/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:23 AM ET, 12/15/2012

One good reason to love Starbucks

Today's retirees receive more from Social Security than they paid in, but that won't be true for future retirees.

By Joann Weiner  |  11:23 AM ET, 12/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  benefit, Social Security, social security; fiscal cliff, tax

Posted at 12:48 AM ET, 12/15/2012

Delta Airlines: 'We failed' double-amputee Marine on recent flight, will 'make it right'

Delta Airlines: 'We failed' double-amputee Marine on recent flight, will 'make it right'

By Annie Groer  |  12:48 AM ET, 12/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 12/14/2012

Judge's abhorrent, familiar views on ‘technical' rape earn rebuke

SHE THE PEOPLE | Once again, we have a powerful man using his position to teach the rest of us what is and is not rape.

By Mary C. Curtis  |  05:00 PM ET, 12/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:43 PM ET, 12/13/2012

FDR-rated 'Hyde Park on Hudson' wrongs Roosevelt and his cousin

SHE THE PEOPLE | Could the president who brought us Social Security have been such a moral runt?

By Melinda Henneberger  |  08:43 PM ET, 12/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:18 PM ET, 12/13/2012

Marine double-amputee's treatment on Delta flight angers other vets

Marine double-amputee's treatment on Delta flight angers other vets

By Annie Groer  |  07:18 PM ET, 12/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:18 AM ET, 12/13/2012

Women senators: We'd have solved 'fiscal cliff' crisis by now

SHE THE PEOPLE | That’s what Sen. Susan Collins told Diane Sawyer in an interview Tuesday.

By Diana Reese  |  08:18 AM ET, 12/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:11 PM ET, 12/12/2012

Is Jenny the South Carolina Sanford with a political future?

SHE THE PEOPLE | She's reportedly on Gov. Nikki Haley's short list to replace Jim DeMint in the Senate and, not surprisingly, is more popular than her ex.

By Mary C. Curtis  |  05:11 PM ET, 12/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:39 PM ET, 12/12/2012

Jenna Bush Hager Is Pregnant. What Would Hillary Say?

Jenna Bush Hager announces her pregnancy. What would Hillary say?

By Annie Groer  |  01:39 PM ET, 12/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:27 PM ET, 12/11/2012

The GOP's rich opportunity to help poor people

Former Republican Congressman J.C. Watts says that when his fellow conservatives talk about poor people, they too often sound like cooks who are awfully new to the kitchen: "You can have the recipe,'' he told me, but might have more confidence in "someone who's maybe made the cake."

By Melinda Henneberger  |  10:27 PM ET, 12/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 12/10/2012

Kate Middleton and the law against radio hoaxes

For decades, DJs have pulled radio pranks at stations around the world. In the U.S., a call like the one to the hospital where Kate Middleton was being treated would be a violation of FCC rules -- which doesn't mean it doesn't happen.

By Suzi Parker  |  10:00 AM ET, 12/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:58 AM ET, 12/10/2012

The threat of drones ushering in 'invisible wars'

Is the Obama administration relying too much on drone strikes?

By Rahiel Tesfamariam  |  08:58 AM ET, 12/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, drones

Posted at 06:52 PM ET, 12/08/2012

Why did nurse at Kate Middleton's hospital kill herself?

Perhaps she simply couldn't live with the guilt of knowing that she'd violated the royal family's privacy.

By Delia Lloyd  |  06:52 PM ET, 12/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  jacintha saldana, jacintha saldana suicide, kate middleton, kate middleton nurse, kate middleton nurse suicide, kate middleton pregnancy, royal family

Posted at 01:48 PM ET, 12/07/2012

The sad saga of Kate Middleton's pregnancy

Kate and William deserve privacy in early days of pregnancy.

By Suzi Parker  |  01:48 PM ET, 12/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 12/07/2012

Taxing the wealthy also taxes small businesses

SHE THE PEOPLE | Raising taxes on the wealthy may seem like the "fair" thing to do, but be aware that doing so will also raise taxes on small businesses.

By Joann Weiner  |  12:00 PM ET, 12/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 12/07/2012

'Happy New Year' tackles the war on veterans

Regardless of the era, war, as the film "Happy New Year" shows, affects veterans and their families for decades.

By Suzi Parker  |  10:00 AM ET, 12/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:27 AM ET, 12/07/2012

Jim DeMint and the South Carolina shuffle

SHE THE PEOPLE | The state and its players, from Nikki Haley to Tim Scott, welcome the political spotlight.

By Mary C. Curtis  |  08:27 AM ET, 12/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 12/06/2012

Jesse Helms is still stirring up controversy

SHE THE PEOPLE | A U.S. congresswoman's effort to name a federal building for 'Senator No' has dissenters remembering a divisive legacy.

By Mary C. Curtis  |  10:00 AM ET, 12/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:09 AM ET, 12/06/2012

‘What I wish I knew at 17'

SHE THE PEOPLE | If you mess up, says Michelle Kwan, "you power through it and pick yourself back up."

By Annie Groer  |  09:09 AM ET, 12/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:02 PM ET, 12/04/2012

Why I won't be cheering for old Notre Dame

As a thought exercise, how many predators would have to be on the team before you'd no longer feel like cheering?

By Melinda Henneberger  |  11:02 PM ET, 12/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:28 PM ET, 12/04/2012

Hillary's hallowed history. Where's Bill?

If Hillary runs for president again, we will have to talk about Bill.

By Bonnie Goldstein  |  03:28 PM ET, 12/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Election 2016

Posted at 04:37 PM ET, 12/03/2012

Kasandra Perkins forgotten victim in Jovan Belcher murder-suicide

Kasandra Perkins was the victim of Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher in a headline-grabbing murder-suicide, but she's just one of an estimated 1,500 women a year who are killed by a domestic partner.

By Diana Reese  |  04:37 PM ET, 12/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:17 PM ET, 12/03/2012

Jo Ann Emerson steps down to spend more time making money

Missouri Republican Jo Ann Emerson a 16-year veteran of the House, become the second member of the 113th Congress to quit the office before the session even begins.

By Bonnie Goldstein  |  03:17 PM ET, 12/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  113th Congress

 

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