The Wonder Woman movie, directed by American Patty Jenkins and starring Israeli Gal Gadot, is bringing attention to women's roles in Hollywood and beyond.
Victoria Jackson-Stanley, the mayor of Cambridge, Maryland, is among those marking the 1967 racial unrest in her city with an eye toward unity.
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The State Department recognized eight people from around the world as "heroes" in fighting human trafficking. Read the stories of two of them.
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In releasing the annual human trafficking report, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson calls it “one of the most tragic human rights issues of our time.”
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