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Number of Fortune 500 women CEOs reaches historic high

For those keeping score of women on the Fortune 500, here’s some good news: The definitive ranking of America’s biggest companies boasts some 24 …

11 Ways Maya Angelou Taught Us To Be Better Women

"I'm a woman, phenomenally. Phenomenal woman, that's me."<p>Maya Angelou, the beloved author, poet and activist who passed away on Wednesday May 28, was even more "phenomenal" than the words of one of her most famous poems can express.<p>During her 86 years, she wrote seven autobiographies, was active in …

Syria 'still holds chemical weapons' - OPCW head Kaag

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1072000/1072090_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534533594_0900bda18d748a4802f356f114f2c995<p><b>The head of the task force in charge of eliminating Syria's chemical weapons says Damascus still holds about 7.5% of its 1,300-tonne stockpile at one</b> …

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Sexual Assault Charges to Be Dropped After Army General Pleads Guilty to Lesser Charges

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Jeffrey Sinclair, a U.S. Army general from the celebrated 82nd Airborne Division, will reportedly …

China will defend itself, warns Beijing ahead of likely military spending rise

China's military is prepared to respond to all threats to the country's sovereignty, its vice-foreign minister has said ahead of the expected announcement of another big increase in Chinese defence spending.<p>Fu Ying said China supported resolving disputes with other states through negotiations and …

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In Rare Move, TX Executes Woman

As Mass Shootings Continue, Americans Divided on their Cause

Around 10:15 Thursday night, 13 people were shot in a hail of bul­lets in a South Side bas­ket­ball court in Chica­go. Among those vic­tims was a …

Caroline Kennedy to testify on ambassadorship nod

WASHINGTON — Former first daughter Caroline Kennedy is preparing to testify before a Senate panel weighing her nomination to be U.S. ambassador to Japan.<p>President Barack Obama chose the attorney and best-selling book editor for the diplomatic job. If confirmed, she would be the first woman in a …