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October 23, 2018

A few days ago, I came across a newly married couple’s photo on Facebook with the caption, “Two less lonely people on this planet.”

The caption made me ponder for a minute: are relationships really the end of our loneliness?

I lost count how many times I heard my single friends say that they feel like...

October 9, 2018

At the time, I wasn’t familiar with the language to name what had transpired. I had been indoctrinated with certain cultural ideas about how and why sexual assault occurred and what it looked like.

Even now, it is difficult for me to say out loud that I was “raped” because in the recesses of my brain...

October 7, 2018

She’s…something else. There is no category. There are no words. But there are whispers that come in certain moments and overtake you—the way a fine wine does.

They crawl and coil, reaching like the smoke rings of fragrant incense, reaching into the deepest recesses of your being. They land like feath...

October 6, 2018

Someone I loved deeply left my life recently. It was abrupt, painful, and (the three-year-old in me keeps using this word) “unfair.”

Meanwhile, the Universe throws another handful of popcorn in its mouth and laughs over my use of that word.

“Silly human. ‘Fair’ is a false construct, and ‘unfair’ is a...

October 5, 2018

After a bitter partisan fight that gripped the country, lawmakers backed Kavanaugh by 51 to 49 in a procedural vote that moved the Republican-controlled Senate toward a definitive decision on whether to confirm him.

Given the result of Friday’s vote, federal appeals court judge Kavanaugh looked on tr...

October 4, 2018

British actress Judi Dench the Oscar, BAFTAs, Golden Globes and various theater awards winner says that her biggest achievement in her 60-year career was to star in a movie - because she was once told she had the “wrong” face for films.

The 83-year-old, whose big screen roles have included Queen Eliz...

August 31, 2018

Michael Jackson’s children, family members and friends came together to launch an auction, accept a posthumous award and remember the singer on what would have been his 60th birthday.

The “King of Pop,” children, Paris and Prince Jackson, brothers Tito and Jackie and R&B singer Usher joined some 1,50...

August 30, 2018

The commemoration of the war hero and two-time Republican presidential candidate John McCain will be led by the former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday at a Phoenix church.

The memorial service at the North Phoenix Baptist Church marks the second of five days of commemorative tributes to McC...

August 30, 2018

Reuters Special Report: Senior Venezuela's government officials give contradictory statements on  petroleum reserves issue

Located in an isolated savanna in the center of the country, Atapirire is the only town in an area the government says is brimming with 5 billion barrels of petroleum. Ven...

August 23, 2018

President Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen pleaded guilty on Tuesday to eight criminal charges of tax evasion, bank fraud and campaign finance violations. He told a federal court in New York that Trump had directed him to arrange payments ahead of the 2016 presidential election to silence...

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