If the U.S. is not officially at war, why are its soldiers dying in war zones?
Why are there so few cultural portrayals of women in combat?
Until Congress restores funding, relatives of soldiers killed in action will have to wait for their survivor benefits.
For the people who make the government run on a daily basis, whether government paychecks arrive is not a public-policy question but a personal solvency one.
As part of the White House push to convince lawmakers to authorize the use of force, the leader of the Free Syrian Army may travel to the U.S.
We're constraining, but not stopping, the use of targeted drone strikes.
A law to protect women failed to pass parliament this weekend, sparking fears that the country's conservative forces want to roll back the clock on gender.
"The countries that threaten regional and global peace are the very places where women and girls are deprived of dignity and opportunity," Clinton said in a speech last week.
Influential news outlets generally ignore the needs of struggling families.
The Facebook COO's new book proposes that women opt out of the parent-or-careerwoman binary and choose both.
Expecting mothers are seen as less competent and more irrational than their peers.
Investors supported the president in 2008, but financiers I spoke with have decided that the man who rescued the economy isn't the right one to lead its recovery. (They also think he's a little mean.)
New York City's new pro-breast milk policy stigmatizes infant formula and limits access to it, effectively revoking women's freedom to feed their babies as they choose.
Babies have a knack for coming at unexpected times, and women find ways to make things work. A brilliant manager like Marissa Mayer should be no exception.
As marriage declines among the lower-income, single-parent families are becoming a new norm. And that parent is overwhelmingly a mother with a job.
In all this talk about work-life balance, we may be forgetting how few women actually make it to the top.
Men may be subconsciously looking at women through the lenses of their own marriages.
Politicians have accused them of destroying "the fabric of this country." In fact, as one daughter attests, their powerful example is holding society together.
Long before school choice, here's how one woman in a downtrodden district managed to get a good education for her child.