“Through Her Eyes” is a weekly show hosted by human rights activist Zainab Salbi that explores contemporary news issues from a female perspective. Iraq War veteran Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., is at a loss as to why sexual harassment and cases of sexual assault continue to plague the U.S. military, telling Yahoo News “I don’t know” why the problem persists despite efforts from lawmakers. Sexual assault cases have been reported across multiple branches of the military, including the Air Force, the branch in which Sen. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., recently disclosed in a Senate hearing that she had been raped by a superior officer.
March is Women’s History Month. What started as a single day in California in 1911 has evolved into a national commemoration spanning 31 days. Women’s History Month celebrates women’s determination to be dynamic each and every day of the year.
1. Trump was considering four types of running mates. Why he plans to go with Mike Pence. CLEVELAND — With Donald Trump set to unveil his running mate Friday in Manhattan, the veepstakes has now entered its final, most feverish stage — and the speculation is particularly frenzied here, where the GOP is beginning to gather in advance of next week’s convention.
16-year-old Corrina visited her local Macca’s in Shoreham, Sussex, to buy six burgers and four portions of fries for herself and her three siblings. The shocked teenager claims the cashier then openly mocked her, calling to colleagues: “Six cheeseburgers. Corinna says she was left embarrassed and in tears, claiming other staff members laughed at her.
After being tricked into selling her Singapore home and traveling to China to invest the proceeds, Mary Seow eventually found herself homeless in Hong Kong, having lost touch with her family. Nearly five years after she was reported missing, and after her story was told this month in an Associated Press article about people who sleep at 24-hour McDonald’s outlets in Hong Kong, she has been reunited with her son and was on her way back to Singapore on Saturday. Seow, 60, shown above, said she did not expect to be heading back to Singapore so soon after the story broke on Nov. 12. “Until now, I’m still like dreaming,” she said at Hong Kong’s airport as she prepared to board a flight to Singapore with her 28-year-old son, Edward Goh.
McDonald’s is testing sweet potato fries. McDonald’s is currently testing the fries in Texas, the fast food giant revealed in a tweet Wednesday, and could roll them out across the country if all goes well. The fries are just one of a number of changes McDonald’s has made in recent months.
Though nutritionists say to eat at McD’s (very) sparingly, the addition of the all-day breakfast menu puts some new menu selections atop the list of healthiest things to order at the fast food chain. Read on for the new (Mc)world order. (Image: McDonald’s) McDonald’s announced Tuesday that it will now be offering all-day breakfast at its restaurants. The chain previously stopped serving breakfast at 10:30 a.m., but will now offer up select breakfast items like the Egg McMuffin, Bacon, Egg, & Cheese Biscuit, and Fruit ‘n Yogurt Parfait all day.
The graphic, from website Fast Food Menu Price, breaks down exactly what the Big Mac does to your body within an hour of eating it. It’s not pretty: Among other things, the iconic burger raises your blood sugar, dehydrates you, and makes you feel hungry again just 40 minutes after eating it. Infographic: Fast Food Menu Price Here’s what you can expect: In the first 10 minutes: The Big Mac (and its 540 calories) raises your blood sugar to abnormal levels. Junk food like the Big Mac triggers your brain’s reward system by releasing “feel-good” chemicals, such as the neurotransmitter dopamine.
“Like tobacco, Facebook is a dangerous product one uses at one’s own risk.”
“A key reason why this latest scandal feels more significant is that politicians on both sides of the aisle feel deceived.”
“These are clearly problems of scale, which Facebook has had many years to deal with and has been fundamentally unable to.”
“We need to recognize the danger we’re in. We need to shake the notion that Facebook is a normal company.”
“Facebook is in trouble … It’s a cloud of existential dread that hangs over an organization whose best days are behind it.”