Diane Humetewa has been confirmed as the first Native-American woman to serve on the federal bench.
Humetewa, a former U.S. attorney from Arizona and a member of the Hopi tribe, was confirmed Wednesday in the U.S. Senate with a 96-0 vote.
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer congratulated Humetewa on Twitter.
"Proud day as AZ's own Diane Humetewa becomes 1st Native American woman to serve as federal judge," she wrote. "Congrats on this historic achievement!"
Kenny Rogers Reveals Skin Cancer Scare
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Kenny Rogers, 75, posted an Instagram picture of himself with a bandage above his right eye earlier this week, revealing a skin cancer scare.
"Had a bit of skin cancer removed today -- I recommend everyone go get checked, especially since May is National Skin Cancer Detection & Prevention Month. Don't worry though, I'm gonna look great in Knoxville this weekend!"
The Social Climber bets you will, Kenny!
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