In 1960 combined male and female life expectancy in the U.S. ranked fifth in the world, in 2000 it had fallen to 24th place, and 10 years later, in 2010, to 49th.
The 1.2 million present and former female Wal-Mart workers who are victims of the monster retailer's sexual discrimination urged the U.S. Supreme Court to let their class action suit proceed.
"I like to look good, but that in no way makes me any less dedicated to the sports journalism world," Sainz wrote.
CHICAGO - Illinois Governor Pat Quinn honored Lilly Ledbetter Oct. 14 for her struggle to win equal pay for women.
SAN ANTONIO - Progressive activists here are considering further action against a ruling by a three-judge appeals panel that the police department can selectively penalize free speech rights.
The new health care reform law, the Affordable Health Care Act, contains numerous benefits for women and children, women's advocates say.
Labor and civil rights groups are urging the Senate to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act, a bill that would help eliminate the wage gap between men and women.
Alan Simpson's public apology has not stopped a groundswell of calls for his firing.
Today, August 26, marks the 90th anniversary of the 19th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution being signed into law.
Governor David Paterson signed into law a bill stipulating that a person who has been the victim of sex trafficking can go back to court to have arrests for prostitution erased from their record.