It's been 5 months since Matiullah Wesa, an activist who urged an end to Taliban bans on girls' education, was arrested. Media attention has faded. Now Angelina Jolie is making a plea in his behalf.
Jolie alleges that on a 2016 flight, Pitt hit and poured alcohol on both her and their children. She filed for divorce soon after, and the couple is still battling over assets and custody of the kids.
The actress and U.N. Special Envoy for refugees spoke with recent evacuees arriving by train in the western Ukraine city, as well as children being treated for injuries from a recent Russian attack.
For much of her life, Maria Toorpakai has been threatened by extremist groups like the Taliban. Now the subject of a PBS documentary, she tells how she found the courage to keep playing sports.
Afghan viewers have fallen in love with the Oscar-nominated animated film, which follows the story of a young girl who dresses like a boy to support her family under Taliban rule.
The Twitter storm over the actor's comments at the Golden Globes raises the question: What makes an ideal celebrity spokesperson?
Angelina Jolie was just appointed a professor for the coming semester at the London School of Economics. The development world is having a pro-con debate.
After Angelina Jolie disclosed her genetic predisposition for breast cancer, demand for genetic tests went up. Counselors help interpret those tests, and demand for their services has increased, too.
Writing in The New York Times, the actress, who had a preventive double mastectomy two years ago, said she carried a mutation in a gene that gave her an elevated risk of cancer.
Twenty years ago, many scientists didn't think that genes could cause diseases like cancer. The discovery of the BRCA gene for hereditary breast cancer changed that. Mary-Claire King tells how.