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Meet the Women Leaders of the World
As far as powerful women go, Hillary Clinton has been one of the most discussed in recent months. In her concession speech Wednesday, she said, "To all the little girls who are watching this, never doubt that you are valuable and powerful and deserving of every chance and opportunity in the world
First Pakistani woman from Hindu minority to become lawmaker
Spokesman: First woman from Pakistan's tiny minority Hindu community poised to become lawmaker
Today in History
Today in History Today is Thursday, Feb. 8, the 39th day of 2018. There are 326 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On Feb. 8, 1968, three college students were killed in a confrontation between demonstrators and highway patrolmen at South Carolina State University in Orangeburg
The Ultimate Hillary Clinton Quiz: Test Your ‘Hard Choices’ Knowledge
No time to read "Hard Choices," Hillary Clinton's 650-page memoir about her tenure as Secretary of State? Think you know everything there is to know about Sec. Clinton? Test your HRC knowledge with this quiz. (Click the "next" arrow for the answer to each question.) What is Hillary Clinton’s secret
Pakistan's Nawaz Sharif Learns From Mistakes of First Two Terms
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - When millions of Pakistanis flocked to the polls over the weekend in record numbers, they did more than just elect a new leader. They elected an old one, too. Nawaz Sharif served as the country’s prime minister twice, once from 1990 to...
Today in Pictures: Dec. 27, 2011
A girl goes up the escalators at Comuna 13 neighborhood in Medellin, Colombia, Dec. 26, 2011, the day of their inauguration. The escalators are the first of their kind to be installed in a shantytown with high rates of urban violence. It is a system...
Dec. 27: Radio City Music Hall Opened 1932
1932 Radio City Music Hall Opens in New York City The Radio City Music Hall opened in Manhattan as a venue for concerts, movies and stage performances. John D. Rockefeller took a risk by investing in the entertainment complex during the Great Depression. Rockefeller hoped...
Dec. 2: Artificial Heart Transplant 1982
1982 Artificial Heart Implanted Sixty-one-year-old Barney Clark became the first to receive a permanent artificial heart. The procedure was performed at the University of Utah. Clark was too old to qualify for a human heart transplant. Clark lived for 112 days on the artificial heart. 1988 ...
Nov. 15: America Recycles Day
America Recycles Day: Since 1997, Nov. 15 has become a day to educate and motivate people to recycle more. Take the pledge to learn more about recycling options in your community and to reduce your personal waste. Many resources are available online to help you...