Four more colleges are facing allegations of mishandling sexual assault cases, including one case where a student found responsible for rape was given a $25 fine.
Global progress in increasing access to safe drinking water and basic sanitation has been mixed, and progress in sub-Saharan Africa lags behind much of the world. The Millennium Villages Project has installed more than 330 miles of new pipes in Rwanda (pictured) and 9 other African countries that are bringing safe water to homes, schools and clinics. (Photos by Thomas Prior for MSNBC)
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Labor Day isn’t just about barbecues. See how much you know about its history — and the labor issues that continue to galvanize the today’s unions.
A female figure who inspires me is Senator Elizabeth Warren. Senator Warren is the kind of leader we need in politics because she is an advocate for students and ensuring all children have access to a quality education.
- Jordan Hibbs, Arizona State University senior #Women2014
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"Being a woman affects me the same way running for Congress as it does being a working mom, or when I was a PTA president, or when I was chief negotiator for our local school district: It drives me to always exceed expectations, with that little awareness in the back of my mind that someone, somewhere may be setting the bar just a tiny bit higher for me. And, you know what? I’m inspired by high expectations; so, it all works out just fine."
Don’t listen to the people who tell you can’t or you shouldn’t follow your dreams. You can be anything - and everything - you want to be. So ignore the haters and go do what you love.
The tragic death of a shooting range instructor by a 9 year-old girl in Arizona raises questions about children and firearms.