Fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld dies at 85

Karl Lagerfeld, who passed away on Tuesday at a hospital outside Paris, enjoyed the stature of a god among mortals in the world of fashion, where he stayed on top for well over half of a century and right up to his death. The German designer was best known for his association with France’s Chanel, […]

Trump’s mockery of rape victims emboldens rape culture

By Tami Sawyer As President Donald Trump touched down Tuesday at Memphis International Airport to lead a rally in nearby Southaven, Mississippi, I was also crossing into Mississippi to attend a political event of a different kind. I was driving two hours to Cleveland, Mississippi, to speak on a panel with former Secretary of Agriculture […]

Kavanaugh’s behavior: Whatever you say never really goes away

The firestorm surrounding President Donald Trump’s pick for the Supreme Court over the nominee’s behavior in the 1980s has reinforced a warning today’s social media-savvy high school students have grown up hearing: What they say and do now will live well past graduation. Judge Brett Kavanaugh faces a historic hearing Thursday over assault allegations dating […]

French art museum discovers over half its collection fake

A museum in southern France dedicated to painter Etienne Terrus has discovered that more than 80 works in its collection are fakes. Local police are now investigating an art forgery ring specialising in Catalan painters. Suspicion that the paintings, watercolors and sketches were fake was first sparked by art historian Eric Forcada, entrusted with overseeing […]

Oscars 2018 Winners: The Complete List

Oscars 2018 Winners: The Complete List by LILY HARRISON Hollywood’s biggest night is finally here! The 2018 Oscars are already in full swing with A-listers galore taking to the glamorous red carpet at the Dolby Theatre in the City of Angels. Jimmy Kimmel is set to take the stage as the evening’s lovable host for […]

49% of Iranians against compulsory veil, poll released by government reveals

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has waded into a highly charged debate over the country’s mandatory hijab law, abruptly releasing a three-year-old report suggesting that nearly half of Iranians were opposed to the government dictating what women should wear. The release of the report on Sunday by the Iranian Center for Strategic Studies — a research […]