Stories by Katie McDonough

Katie McDonough is an assistant editor for Salon, focusing on lifestyle. Follow her on Twitter @kmcdonovgh or email her at kmcdonough@salon.com. subscribe to Katie McDonough's feed

Posted on: Jul 1, 2013, Source: Salon

The U.S. model encourages "more expensive care, rather than care that is good for the mother,” says one expert.

Posted on: Jun 21, 2013, Source: Salon

Because of a legal loophole, nonprofits and other companies can pay some workers far less than minimum wage.

Posted on: Jun 20, 2013, Source: Salon

The World Health Organization also found that 80 percent of reported abuse happens in the home.

Posted on: Jun 17, 2013, Source: Salon

A rambling response about how to "create education better" from Marissa Powell is making the Internet rounds.

Posted on: Jun 13, 2013, Source: Salon

Atheists also less likely to be mentally troubled, suffer anxiety and have phobias.

Posted on: Jun 7, 2013, Source: Salon.com

StudentsFirst rescinds Tennessee state Rep. John Ragan's “Reformer of the Year” designation after his sponsorship of the “Don’t Say Gay” bill.

Posted on: Jun 7, 2013, Source: Salon

The jury found that Ezekiel Gilbert was attempting to "retrieve stolen property" when he fatally shot Lenora Frago

Posted on: May 30, 2013, Source: Salon

A new study shows that, between 2002 and 2009, immigrants contributed far more into the Medicare system than they took out, generating a $15 billion surplus.

Posted on: May 29, 2013, Source: Salon

Where is the GOP that "felt women should have the right to control their own destiny?" asks state Rep. Doug Cox.

Posted on: May 25, 2013, Source: Salon

Critics charge anti-gay bias is fueling the charges.

Posted on: May 20, 2013, Source: Salon

The justices agreed to determine if Christian prayer at a town council meeting violated the Establishment Clause.

Posted on: May 16, 2013, Source: Salon

The middle-of-the-road organization for older Americans somehow manages to draw anti-LGBT fire.

Posted on: May 11, 2013, Source: Salon

Administration's request called "frivolous," "politically motivated," and “something out of an alternate reality”

Posted on: May 9, 2013, Source: Salon

An Arkansas public school has canceled its graduation ceremony rather than remove a prayer from the opening address.

Posted on: May 6, 2013, Source: Salon

Air Force Lt. Col. Jeff Krusinski was arrested and charged with sexual battery in Virginia over the weekend

Posted on: Apr 25, 2013, Source: Salon

The site's overwhelmingly male user editors began forced gender migration this week.

Posted on: Apr 22, 2013, Source: Salon

The book is the first of its kind, and features a sealed envelope of "sexually explicit" illustrations.

Posted on: Apr 18, 2013, Source: Salon

In addition to her health complications, doctors have confirmed that the fetus has anencephaly and is nonviable.

Posted on: Apr 15, 2013, Source: Salon

The unnamed relative also alleges that Nancy Lanza considered suing the school for turning a blind eye to the abuse.

Posted on: Apr 13, 2013, Source: Salon

A British researcher found that heterosexual men are pretty baby crazy, too.

Posted on: Apr 12, 2013, Source: Salon.com

The United States ranked 26 out of 29 countries, just ahead of Lithuania, Latvia and Romania.

Posted on: Apr 12, 2013, Source: Salon

"In five paragraphs, they were required to prove that Jews were the source of Germany's problems."

Posted on: Apr 10, 2013, Source: Salon

"Saga" comic with explicit gay images, albeit small, won't be sold through iOS apps.

Posted on: Apr 9, 2013, Source: Salon

Internet records reveal a resident of the city-state is Holy See-ing a lot of porn stars Lea Lexis and Krissy Lynn.

Posted on: Apr 9, 2013, Source: Salon

Internet records reveal a resident of the city-state is Holy See-ing a lot of porn stars Lea Lexis and Krissy Lynn.

Posted on: Apr 9, 2013, Source: Salon

Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli isn't the only lawmaker trying to legislate consensual adult sex.

Posted on: Apr 8, 2013, Source: Salon

Researchers found that the more media attention a woman received for her looks, the less likely she was to win.

Posted on: Apr 8, 2013, Source: Salon

Dr. Charles Socarides thought being gay was a curable mental illness. Sadly, having a gay son didn't change that.

Posted on: Apr 3, 2013, Source: Salon

You can eat healthy enough at certain chains, but the industry can do better

Posted on: Mar 28, 2013, Source: Salon

Tim McDaniel's students defend him for being open about issues like climate change and STDs.

Posted on: Mar 20, 2013, Source: Salon

Evidence shows Saccoccia knew about the rape early on, but didn't report it. So why does he still have his job?

Posted on: Mar 14, 2013, Source: Salon

Jesuits are known to be evangelistic eggheads, and sometimes even liberal, though not Pope Francis.

Posted on: Mar 12, 2013, Source: Salon

We're not a monarchy, but we definitely have a queen -- MILF be her name

Posted on: Mar 1, 2013, Source: Salon

And it's helping tabacco companies avoid up to $1.1 billion in taxes

Posted on: Feb 4, 2013, Source: Salon

Coco Brown wants to be the first-ever porn star in space.

Posted on: Feb 1, 2013, Source: Salon

An Oxford ethicist argues taking "love-enhancing" drugs could be a moral imperative for modern parents.

Posted on: Feb 1, 2013, Source: Salon.com

About 70 percent of Scout troops are sponsored by faith-based organizations. Many are threatening to break ties.

Posted on: Jan 31, 2013, Source: Salon

The smell of chicken wings and seven-layer dip is the air.

Posted on: Jan 30, 2013, Source: Salon

About 70 percent of Scout troops are sponsored by faith-based organizations. Many are threatening to break ties.

Posted on: Jan 24, 2013, Source: Salon

Yesterday, the Pentagon announced it would lift a ban on women in combat. Today, conservatives lost their minds

Pages