Kerry Washington, Lena Dunham, Emma Watson, Selena Gomez and Serena Williams say help from other women has been critical to their success.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has suggested Turkey could hold a referendum over whether to continue its long-stalled accession process to join the European Union.
The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces entered Manbij Thursday and were advancing slowly to the center of the city, an Islamic State group stronghold in northern Syria, an adviser to the predominantly Kurdish force and a monitoring group said.
Paris was on high alert for more street clashes Thursday as unions prepared another march against labor market reforms in a three-month protest campaign which has been marred by violence.
Britain was voting Thursday in a referendum on whether it should remain in the European Union, following an often troubled relationship over recent decades.
Spain's interior minister faced calls to resign Wednesday over a conversation leaked four days before elections in which he appears to discuss with an anti-fraud official ways to incriminate his political rivals.
An estimated quarter of a billion people between the ages of 15 and 64 years, abused at least one drug in 2014 but that figure and the number of drug-related deaths have remained relatively steady over recent years, according to a U.N. report published Thursday.
Mexico and the United Nations announced on Wednesday the results of a new study that estimates opium poppies were planted on about 61,000 acres (24,800 hectares) in Mexico between 2014 and 2015.
Police say a man has been shot dead after entering a movie theater in southwestern Germany, apparently with a weapon. They say they believe that no one else was injured in the incident.
Syrian refugees stranded along the Jordanian border said Wednesday that clean water is getting scarce in their desert tent camp after the area was sealed by Jordan in response to a deadly cross-border attack.