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Michelle Obama Dismisses Rumors Around Her Run for Office

Former First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama just dismissed all rumors suggesting she might run for public office, Women in the World reports... Read More »

Samantha Bee Is Hosting "Not the White House Correspondents' Dinner"

The White House Correspondents' Dinner, which is organized by the journalists who cover the White House, is usually hosted by a famous comedian and it... Read More »

The White House Will Continue to Protect LGBTQ+ Workers

While there seems to be a stream of tense, often disheartening news breaking worldwide, there are glimmers of hope among the headlines. President Do... Read More »

Women's March Demonstrators Built a Wall of Signs Outside the White House

Almost half a million Women's March demonstrators makes for a lot of signs — especially when they're all converging on one city. And since Washingt... Read More »

Ellen DeGeneres Almost Didn't Get Into the White House Because She Forgot Her ID

While the 2016 Presidential Medal of Freedom ceremony on Tuesday was a night to remember for all of its honorees, it was definitely a little extra unf... Read More »

Julia Louis-Dreyfus Talks Women in Politics On Katie Couric Podcast; Discusses Secret Revealed in Hillary Clinton's Published Emails

"Think... if you're a little kid right now… and the first president in your memory is an African-American man and the next president is a female," J... Read More »

These 3 Fashion Retailers Have Signed Up for the Equal Pay Pledge

The United State of Women summit took place in Washington, D.C., on June 14. The gathering highlighted the need for continued dedication from American... Read More »

Michelle Obama Celebrates International Women's Day with Let Girls Learn

On Tuesday, Let Girls Learn hosted a massive event at Union Market in Washington D.C., in celebration of International Women's Day where First Lady Mi... Read More »

McKinsey Report: Empowering Women Could Boost the GDP by $28 Trillion

By Jillian Kramer You've heard it plenty of times by now: In the U.S., full-time working women earn just 78 percent of what their male peers make, ac... Read More »

Oldest Known Veteran in the U.S. Passes Away One Month After Meeting President Obama

Emma Didlake, the oldest known veteran in the United States, died on Sunday at the age of 110. Didlake's daughter told the San Antonio Express-News t... Read More »

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