todays lady news

Today’s Lady News: Teen Girl Drivers Admit To Speeding More Than Boys

Teenage boys have generally had worse driving records, and car insurance rates across the country have reflected as much. But a recent study of teen drivers by the Allstate…

Jessica Wakeman | February 16, 2010 - 9:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Military To Discharge Single Mom Who Refused Deployment

The Army has decided to discharge Spc. Alexis Hutchinson, a single mother who refused to deploy to Afghanistan because she could not find care for her 1-year-old son. The…

Jessica Wakeman | February 12, 2010 - 9:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Poll Does Not Look Promising For Palin Presidency

According to a recent ABC News/Washington Post poll, 55 percent of people view former Alaskan Governor Sarah Palin in an unfavorable light and 71 percent do not think she…

Jessica Wakeman | February 11, 2010 - 9:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Diane Von Furstenberg To Award Inspirational Women

Designer Diane Von Furstenberg has announced she will be giving “DVF Awards” to inspirational women in a ceremony on March 13. Four winners will receive prizes of $50,000 to fund…

Jessica Wakeman | February 10, 2010 - 9:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: Jessica Alba Tells Woman Not To Get Plastic Surgery To Look Like Her

Jessica Alba thinks Xiaoqing — the 21-year-old Chinese woman who is allegedly getting plastic surgery to look like Alba because her boyfriend is obsessed with the actress — is…

Jessica Wakeman | February 9, 2010 - 9:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Sarah Palin “Won’t Close The Door” On Running For President

Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin told “Fox News Sunday” that a future presidential run could be in the cards. “It would be absurd to not consider what it is…

Jessica Wakeman | February 8, 2010 - 9:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Saints Linebacker Scott Fujita Jumps Into Tim Tebow Commerical Debate

Have you been following the Super Bowl kerfluffle? During the game, CBS will be airing an anti-abortion commercial from the conservative organization Focus on the Family starring Tim Tebow, but…

Jessica Wakeman | February 5, 2010 - 9:45 pm

Today’s Lady News: Emma Watson Is The Highest Paid Actress In Hollywood, But #14 On The List

Nineteen-year-old Emma Watson, star of the “Harry Potter” series, is the highest paid actress in Hollywood with an estimated $30 million in earnings. And while that’s really cool, we…

Jessica Wakeman | February 4, 2010 - 9:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: Study Says “Baby Brain” Does Not Exist

Chalk it up to another old wives’ tale? Researchers writing in The British Journal of Psychiatry say that “baby brain” — the rumored memory lapses a woman experiences while…

Jessica Wakeman | February 3, 2010 - 9:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” Policy Gets Closer Scrutiny

Defense Secretary Robert Gates appeared before the Senate Armed Services Committee today suggesting a plan to roll back the military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy for gay soldiers. Gates…

Jessica Wakeman | February 2, 2010 - 9:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Beyonce Breaks A Grammy Record For Female Artists

Beyonce broke a record for female performers last night at the Grammy’s when she took home six — count ‘em, six! — awards. [Parade]
Kathryn Bigelow, director of “The Hurt

Jessica Wakeman | February 1, 2010 - 9:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Jury Reaches Guilty Verdict For George Tiller’s Murderer

It only took 37 minutes for jurors in Wichita, Kansas, to convict Scott Roeder with first-degree murder in the death of Dr. George Tiller, an abortion provider who Roeder…

Jessica Wakeman | January 29, 2010 - 9:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: Hillary Clinton Might Be Dunzo In 2012

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said she would not serve another four years if President Obama is reelected in 2012, because she hopes to slow her pace and do…

Jessica Wakeman | January 28, 2010 - 9:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Kids Need Permission Slip For Dictionary With “Oral Sex” Definition

After a parent complained that the Merriam Webster dictionary in the classrooms of Menifee Union School District in California contained a definition for “oral sex,” schools pulled the dictionaries off…

Jessica Wakeman | January 27, 2010 - 9:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: France May Not Ban The Burqa After All

A committee in France’s Parliament will stop short of recommending a ban on Muslim women wearing burqas at all places in France. Instead, the committee will only suggest body-covering…

Jessica Wakeman | January 26, 2010 - 9:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Meghan McCain Makes A Good Point About Boobs

Meghan McCain asks a really good question about boobs in her latest Daily Beast column: Why is it that Heidi Montag lands on the cover of People after her boob…

Jessica Wakeman | January 25, 2010 - 9:15 pm

Today’s Lady News: Get A Load Of Cornell’s Pi Phi Sorority Dress Code

Fashion guidelines for rushees to Cornell’s Pi Phi sorority have been circulating the interwebs: no khakis, no leggings worn as pants, no muffin tops, and you must have a…

Jessica Wakeman | January 22, 2010 - 9:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Spain Considers A Ban On Plastic Surgery Commercials Before 10 PM

Spain might soon pass a law banning TV commercials about plastic surgery, dieting, and beauty products before 10 pm. The law reads: “Broadcasters cannot carry advertisements for things that encourage…

Jessica Wakeman | January 21, 2010 - 9:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Cindy McCain Supports Gay Marriage … No, Seriously, She Does

Cindy McCain came out in favor of same-sex marriage for the NOH8 campaign, following in her daughter Meghan’s footsteps. [BuzzFeed]
In more McCain-y news, Sarah Palin will campaign for McCain…

Jessica Wakeman | January 20, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Ask Men Survey Finds “Older” Women The Most Desirable

Here’s to you, Mrs. Robinson: Ask Men recently surveyed six million people online to rank the 99 most desirable female celebs, and “older” women in their 30s and 40s made…

Jessica Wakeman | January 19, 2010 - 9:30 pm
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