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Today’s Lady News: France To Fine Women Who Wear Face-Covering Veils In Public

Today, the French government passed a bill to fine a woman $185 if she wears a face-covering veil in public. French President Nicolas Sarkozy has said the fine would send…

Jessica Wakeman | May 19, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: French Woman Flies Into A “Burqa Rage”

This weekend, a 60-year-old lawyer in Trignac, France, attacked a fellow shopper, a 26-year-old Muslim woman, and ripped her body-covering veil off. Police say the woman made “snide remarks…

Jessica Wakeman | May 18, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Watch Rachel Maddow Give Smith College’s Commencement Address

Political commentator Rachel Maddow delivered Smith College’s 2010 commencement address and gave some smarty-pants advice: “When given the choice between fame and glory, take glory. … Life might…

Jessica Wakeman | May 17, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: NY Midwives Lose Home Birth Rights & Sarah Palin Talks About Bears

New York City midwives have lost the right to deliver babies at home, as a result of the closure of St. Vincent’s Hospital. Since 1992, the progressive Manhattan hospital provided…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 14, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: 25 Percent Of Women Feel “Meh” On Getting Pregnant

A new study suggests that one in four women feels ambivalent about getting pregnant, essentially saying they could take or leave having kids. [Baby Chums]
Which may explain why women…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 13, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Laura Bush Is Pro-Choice And Supports Gay Marriage

Appearing on “Larry King Live,” former First Lady Laura Bush — who is promoting her memoir — confirmed that she is both pro-choice and pro-gay marriage. Awesome!
Is “Emma…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 12, 2010 - 8:45 pm

Today’s Lady News: UVA Warns Against Attacks By Strangers & Crystal Renn Walks For Chanel

Yeardley Love, the UVA lacrosse player found dead in her apartment over a week ago, was laid to rest this weekend. Her on-again/off-again boyfriend, George Huguely, was arrested and charged…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 11, 2010 - 8:45 pm

Today’s Lady News: Betty White Celebrates Her “SNL” Triumph & Danny Dyer Gets Fired

After hosting “Saturday Night Live” this weekend, Betty White went out and partied with the cast until 3 a.m. She cannot possibly get any cooler. Can she? [Life & Style]

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 10, 2010 - 8:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: UVA Lacrosse Player Huguely Was Aggressive In The Past, Witnesses Say

UVA lacrosse player George Huguely, who is accused of murdering his ex-girlfriend, fellow UVA lacrosse player Yeardley Love, got physically aggressive with her at a party two months ago,…

Jessica Wakeman | May 6, 2010 - 8:45 pm

Today’s Lady News: U.S. Not The Best Place In The World For Mothers, Says Study

The United States is the 28th best place in the world for mothers and their children, according to Save The Children’s annual report, given our inconsistencies on maternity leave,…

Jessica Wakeman | May 5, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: More Details On Yeardley Love’s Death

Today we wrote about Yeardley Love, a 22-year-old UVA student who was found dead yesterday morning, and George Huguely, a fellow student with whom she’d been romantically involved and…

Jessica Wakeman | May 4, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Domestic Violence Victims Have More Health Care Costs, Says Study

A study published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine found that women who suffered from domestic violence have higher health care costs, even after the abuse ends. Female…

Jessica Wakeman | May 3, 2010 - 8:30 pm
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