A new study shows that simple, low-cost interventions can help teenage girls in Africa stay in school during their monthly periods.
Most people who live and work near Washington, DC, would have trouble imagining dinosaurs walking around the area.
At first, protests by Ukrainian feminist group Femen were ignored by the media. But two years ago the women started taking off their shirts.
Hundreds of thousands of Russians die every year from diseases linked to smoking. The country has one of the highest smoking rates in the world.
An increasing number of American companies are having their workers learn Mandarin.
This election season, a huge number of celebrities have given their name, their talents and, sometimes, their money to candidates they favor.
Six-time Grammy winner Taylor Swift is wrapping up her busy year with a new release destined to be among 2012's best-selling albums.
Soap is a product people need and use virtually every day. A ready market like that has inspired some entrepreneurs to make soap at home and sell it locally.
Today, we tell about Eleanor Creesy. She helped to guide one of the fastest sailing ships ever built.
Today we tell about film actress Mae West. She was also a writer, producer and businesswoman.
Today, we tell about a new way to measure the health of the world’s oceans.
A cooperative in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is giving Congolese coffee exports a fresh start.