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Comedian Amy Schumer and U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) speak at a press conference calling for tighter gun laws in an effort to stop mass shootings and gun violence on August 3, 2015 in New York City. A gunman killed two women last month in...
A firefighter battles a spot fire at the Rocky Fire in Lake County, California July 30, 2015. Photo by Max Whittaker/Reuters A massive wild fire that started last Wednesday in Northern California grew quickly to 60,000 acres Monday, according to...
Businesswoman working inside of ice cube. Photo by Neil Webb / Getty Images The thermostat battle claims many victims in the modern office. Weapons include the “office sweater” in the summertime and the desk fan in the winter. Women...
For Janae Johnson, a Boston-based spoken word poet who won the Women of the World Poetry Slam this spring, poetry is a bold act of breaking the silence. Johnson’s identity as a black queer woman, and the act of speaking out in a world that has...
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, photo from his Twitter profileMcKINNEY, Texas — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton turned himself in Monday to face charges that he misled investors and didn’t disclose money he made for referring...
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, center, and Bahrain’s Foreign Minister Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, right, arrive with others for a meeting of foreign ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) in Doha, Qatar on August 3, 2015....