women in history

Will This Woman Be the Face of the New $10 Bill?

In June, the U.S. Treasury announced some exciting news — a woman will appear on the new $10 bill. But who will that woman be? Read More »

Beyond Fashion Icon: 6 Important Things You Didn't Know About Jacqueline Kennedy

Jacqueline Onassis Kennedy — known by most as "Jackie O" — is one of the most iconic women in American history, especially when it comes to fashion. Read More »

American Woman to Command Mega-Cruise Ship in August

Kate McCue will become the first American woman to command a mega-cruise ship. Read More »

Girl Scouts Made History While Camping on the White House Lawn

Fifty Girl Scouts had the experience of a lifetime on Tuesday night. Read More »

June 26: A Landmark Day for Same-Sex Marriage

June 26 is a significant day for same-sex marriage rulings. Read More »

Polls Show Hillary Clinton Ahead With Democratic Voters and Republican Rivals

A recently released Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll finds that Hillary Clinton has a firm g Read More »

Misty Copeland Could Make History at American Theatre Ballet

Speculation is circulating that Misty Copeland could be promoted to principal dancer at American Ballet Theatre. If promoted, Copeland will become the first black woman to reach the company's top rank. Read More »

Iconic Moments When Women Changed Military History

We’re revisiting iconic moments in history when women changed the culture of the United States military. Read More »