I Am Woman, Hear Me Write

I Am Woman, Hear Me Write

The power of one voice

One day as a small child, Thomas Edison came home from school and gave a piece of paper to his mother. He said to her, “Mom, my teacher gave this paper to me and told me only you are to read it. What does it say?” Her eyes welled with tears as she read the letter out loud to her child: “Your son is a genius. This school is too small for him and doesn’t have good enough teachers to train him. Please teach him yourself.”

I Am Woman, Hear Me Write

Laurel Lynch: Am I the only one who is tired?

I see so many of my peers juggling so many tasks, work, kids, a rich and varied social life and hobbies. Am I that different? Many of my women friends seem to make it look so easy, so why do I feel like there’s just not enough hours in the day? Why does it seem so easy for others and such a challenge for me?

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Spicer tells veteran reporter to stop shaking her head

In a press briefing on Tuesday, press secretary Sean Spicer told veteran reporter April Ryan to "Please stop shaking your head again." His words provoked angry reactions on Twitter and made headlines on cable news shows. But to many women, the comments were not all that surprising.
The White House
Spicer tells veteran reporter to stop shaking her head 3:24

Spicer tells veteran reporter to stop shaking her head

Previewing the Final Four teams of the NCAA Tournament 1:14

Previewing the Final Four teams of the NCAA Tournament

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A closer look at the most presidential commutations ever

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Growing spinach leaves into heart tissue, researchers solve major bioengineering problem