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Pelosi unveils portrait of Title IX icon Patsy Mink

Pelosi unveils portrait of Title IX icon Patsy Mink

2 days ago   |   Arizona Daily Star

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi unveiled a portrait of the late Congresswoman Patsy Mink, who was the first woman of color elected to the U.S. House of Representatives. Mink is...
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EXPLAINER: What is Title IX and what impact has it had?

6 days ago   |   My Sanantonio

Title IX, the law best known for its role in gender equity in athletics and preventing sexual harassment on campuses, is turning 50. It was signed into law by President Richard...
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How Patsy Takemoto Mink, the First Woman of Color in Congress, Helped Craft Title IX

How Patsy Takemoto Mink, the First Woman of Color in Congress, Helped Craft Title IX

24 days ago   |   Time

Fifty years ago this June, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 was signed into law. It states that “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be...
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Watch As Stranded Minke Whale Is Saved by Beachgoers in Heartwarming Video

1 month ago   |   Newsweek

It took several attempts for local people to guide the animal safely into the depths, and away to freedom.
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Clarified: Who is U.S. Congresswoman Patsy Takemoto Mink?

Clarified: Who is U.S. Congresswoman Patsy Takemoto Mink?

1 month ago   |   WMUR

Meet the first woman of color to serve in Congress responsible for landmark legislation
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Marmion Abbey monk charged with sexually abusing former student

Marmion Abbey monk charged with sexually abusing former student

1 month ago   |   WGN TV

AURORA, Ill. - Police in Aurora have arrested and charged a 66-year-old monk of Marimon Abbey with sexually abusing a former student, authorities said Wednesday. Joseph J...
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New Coronavirus Lineage Discovered in Ontario Deer

3 monthes ago   |   NY Times

Scientists also found signs of possible deer-to-human transmission, but there is no evidence that the new lineage poses an elevated risk to people.
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The rise and fall of the real fur industry in the US

4 monthes ago   |   Business Insider

Production of mink pelts in the US has declined about 45% in the past 20 years. Faux fur companies are trying to fill the void as top fashion houses gravitate away from real...
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Ecuador's government has lifted a state of emergency amid an Indigenous-led...

Ecuador's government has lifted a state of emergency amid an Indigenous-led strike

Ecuador's largest Indigenous organization began a strike two weeks ago to demand gasoline prices be cut, price controls be imposed on agricultural products and a larger budget... Read more ...

UFC on ESPN 38 bonuses: Five total fighters earn extra $50,000

LAS VEGAS - After a fun slate of 12 fights, the UFC once again strayed away from the norm and issued bonuses to a total of five fighters. The main event of UFC on ESPN 38 was a... Read more ...

Stockton crowd denounces Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade decision at Saturday...

Stockton crowd denounces Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade decision at Saturday protest

A crowd gathered in front of Stockton's City Hall Saturday to denounce the decision by the Supreme Court to overturn Roe V. Wade. Read more ...

Jalen Brunson not only free-agent point guard option for Knicks

Jalen Brunson not only free-agent point guard option for Knicks

It's not necessarily Jalen Brunson or bust. While the Mavericks free agent is clearly the Knicks' top target to fill their cavernous hole at point guard, there are other... Read more ...

EXPLAINER: Why Germany is pushing for a 'climate club'

EXPLAINER: Why Germany is pushing for a 'climate club'

BERLIN - Germany is hosting this year's meeting of leaders from the Group of Seven leading economies in the Bavarian resort of Elmau. Before the invasion of Ukraine by Russia... Read more ...

G7 summit kicks off under shadow of Ukraine war, stagflation risk

G7 summit kicks off under shadow of Ukraine war, stagflation risk

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz welcomes leaders of the Group of Seven rich democracies on Sunday to a three-day summit in the Bavarian Alps. Read more ...

EXPLAINER: Why Germany is pushing for a 'climate club'

At this year's G-7 summit Germany will push its plan for countries to join together in a ‘climate club' to tackle global warming Read more ...

In Lebanon, how to say 'I do' sparks fierce debate

In Lebanon, a debate over civil marriages is mired in religious and political entanglements Read more ...

Hollywood sign to light up this weekend for first time in 22 years for BET...

In case you were wondering why the Hollywood sign was lit up in bright colors Tuesday night, it's all for this year's BET Awards. Read more ...

UFC on ESPN 38 results: Mateusz Gamrot emerges victorious in high-paced...

UFC on ESPN 38 results: Mateusz Gamrot emerges victorious in high-paced battle against Arman Tsarukyan

LAS VEGAS - The main event between Mateusz Gamrot and Arman Tsarukyan was an incredible five rounds of action, proving exactly why this matchup deserved top billing of UFC on... Read more ...