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Stanford wins NCAA Women’s Finals over Arizona

After a tight game, the Stanford Wildcats were crowned the champions of the NCAA’s women’s tournament. The team played against the Arizona Cardinals. The final score of 54-53 came down to the final seconds. Haley Jones led the team to…

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Megan Rapinoe visits White House to push for equal pay

Equal Pay Day is three month and 24 days into the year. That is the number of extra days a woman has to work to make the same amount of money a man with the same job made in the…

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Making political history: Kim Janey becomes Boston’s first woman, first black mayor

Kim Janey remembers Boston’s desegregation era, when she had rocks thrown at her on the school bus. Today, she is Boston’s first black and first woman mayor. Janey is taking Marty Walsh’s place, who became President Biden’s labor secretary. The…

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U.S. stamp will honor Chien-Shiung Wu, “First Lady of Physics”

Chien-Shiung Wu was an accomplished nuclear physicist. To honor her achievements in nuclear physics, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) created a stamp with her face. In her 40-year career, Wu won the National Medal of Science and had an asteroid…

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Taylor Swift’s re-recorded Love Story outperforms original

Just before Valentine’s Day, Taylor Swift released her first re-recording, “Love Story (Taylor’s Version).” It was downloaded 10,000 times in 24 hours and had millions of on-demand streams. This new version is part of a bigger plan that Swift has…

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Queen of Creole Cuisine: Lena Richard broke color barriers in cooking industry

Trained chef Lena Richard was an African American celebrity chef in New Orleans in 1949. Her cooking show was so popular, it aired twice a week. She taught viewers how to prepare Creole dishes from her own cookbook. As well…

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Amanda Gorman’s inauguration poem calls for a better America

At age 22, Amanda Gorman is the youngest poet to write and recite a verse at a presidential inauguration. Her poem, “The Hill We Climb,” spoke about unity, healing, grief, and hope. President Joe Biden addressed similar themes in his…

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Haaland named as first Native American interior secretary

Congresswoman Debra Haaland will make US history in 2021. As a member of the Laguna Pueblo, she will be the first Native American in the powerful federal agency. She will oversee the nation’s treaties with native tribes and be in…

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