Amidst a state-sanctioned drug war that has stoked fear and silenced dissent, the Catholic Church is emerging as possibly the only institution strong enough to stand up to Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte.
It's been a little over a year since Auschwitz survivor and Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel died. His only child, Elisha Wiesel, says he plans to carry his father's legacy forward in a personal way.
Could high bride prices be fueling global terrorism, conflict and instability? Yes, say two academics in a new article published in MIT Press Journals. And they say the US should wake up and address it.
Choose carefully. That's what a a Cornell gerontologist says elderly women want younger women to know about love and marriage. Listen to what your friends say, and, as old-fashioned as this sounds, ask yourself: Is your partner a good "provider?"
Saudi Arabia may be the only country where women aren't allowed to drive, but it’s not the only place where woman are forbidden from getting behind the wheel. It even happens in some communities in the US.
Nicole Ponseca, founder of Maharlika and Jeepney in the East Village, wants Filipino food to stand on its own two feet in the American market. Unlike what some of her contemporaries have said, she thinks America is ready for offals.
Danielle and Alexander Meitive of Silver Spring, Maryland, think their kids should be allowed to play in their neighborhood without being constantly watched. But the state of Maryland disagrees, and has threatened to take their children away — a threat that may be far more damaging than just the risks of playing alone.
After a "Muhammad cartoon contest" came under attack over the weekend, Texas imam Omar Suleiman is glad he and other Muslim leaders urged their followers to leave the event alone. Ignoring extremists — both the anti-Muslim crowd and radical Islamists alike — is the best policy, he says.