Forget a seat at the table. This reporter wants a seat...

April Ryan's move from the sixth row of the White House briefing room to the third symbolizes specialty media’s importance in the White House press corps.
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1 in 3: Why this statistic will haunt you and what...

One in 3 women is a victim of violence or abuse. Support 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence and reverse the trend.
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3 cases that show what free speech means

These U.S. Supreme Court cases — about inciting crime, printing falsehoods and using obscenity — put Americans' belief in free speech to the test.

It shouldn’t be dangerous to let girls learn

Being a schoolgirl is dangerous in many places, while in others girls do not get educational opportunities. Their communities, not just the girls, lose out.

When she sings about her rights, the president listens [video]

Africa's gospel singer Grace Jerry introduces President Obama at a YALI event and uses her voice to advocate for others with disabilities.
Man standing in a music store in front of a poster of an Iranian female singer (© Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images)

Iranian Americans free to thrive in the U.S.

Across the U.S., Iranian Americans flourish in their cultural and business pursuits. Los Angeles, home to the largest concentration of Persians outside of Iran, is the heart of the global Iranian diaspora.
A woman inserting a ballot into a glass ballot box at a polling station (© AP Images)

U.S. applauds Ukraine’s progress on reforms

The U.S. stands in solidarity with Ukraine, Vice President Biden says via video at the International Support for Ukraine Conference in Kyiv April 28.
Illustration of three weapons inspectors looking through a large magnifying glass (State Dept./Doug Thompson)

These sleuths detect nuclear and chemical weapons

The world relies on skilled international inspectors with sophisticated equipment to determine whether countries are fulfilling their obligations not to build nuclear or chemical weapons.
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So you want to be a TV reporter … [video]

Get tips from award-winning news anchor Richard Lui to see if you have what it takes to be a broadcast journalist.