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Lawmakers and Activists Call on Obama to Declassify Russian Election Interference Information

After one of the most unusual elections in modern history—in which Clinton campaign executives sounded an alarm about Russia hacking the DNC—eight Democratic senators on the Senate Intelligence Committee are urging President Obama to declassify information related to Russia’s interference in the U.S. election.

SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- "Dave Chappelle" Episode 1710 -- Pictured: (l-r) Kate McKinnon as Hillary Clinton sings Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah" during the "Election Week Cold Open" sketch  on November 12, 2016 -- (Photo by: Will Heath/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)

We Need Saturday Night Live to Survive the Next Four Years

SNL has reminded me to leave room for laughter and that comedy can be both cathartic and productive.

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Trump’s Cabinet Picks In Their Own Words

We’ve decided to let Trump’s domestic policy team strut their stuff and let their words speak for themselves.

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Oklahoma City’s First New Abortion Clinic in 40 Years

Oklahoma has passed the most restrictions on abortion in the country—and women went without access to proper reproductive and sexual healthcare.

"Bana Champions" who sell locally sourced sanitary pads in Uganda, give a demonstration of the product. Photo courtesy Santa Clara University's Miller Center.

Ding Dong, Women Calling

Today, more and more businesses around the world are using the proven Avon-style business model to revolutionize opportunities for women.

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At Women’s Colleges, the Fight Goes On

The community at Wellesley, and communities at women’s colleges like it, did not rest in defeat after the election. Instead, they fought on.


Q&A: Memoirist Mary Karr on Being the Only Woman in the Room

“My mother was reading Simone de Beauvoir when I was a little girl. So, certainly I’m a feminist.”


What Do I Say to My Afghan Daughter?

“I reassure my Afghan daughter that we love her, that all Americans do not hate all Muslims and that our democracy will endure.”

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Fighting for Syrian Refugee Girls

18-year-old Muzoon Almellehan is known as the “Malala of Syria.”

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NEWSFLASH: Feminist Leader Held as Part of Egypt’s Travel Ban

Egyptian law now prevents progressive NGO and nonprofit leaders from leaving the country, which is creating chaos in the country.