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Astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir successfully complete first all-female spacewalk

NASA astronauts Jessica Meir and Christina Koch conducted the first all-female spacewalk outside of the International Space Station. The spacewalk officially began at 7:38 a.m. ET and lasted for seven hours and 17 minutes, ending at 2:55 p.m. ET. The spacewalk went well, according to both astronauts, and they were even able to accomplish some get-ahead tasks on the station.

Saudi activist hits the road for human rights

Manal al-Sharif, the Saudi woman who dared to drive, is once again taking to the open road to shine a global spotlight on the injustice taking place in Saudi Arabia.

UNC women's basketball coaching staff put on leave

The University of North Carolina women's basketball coaching staff has been placed on paid administrative leave due to "issues raised by student-athletes and others," according to the school's athletics department.

Women raise concerns about breast implant safety

Panel members in a two-day public hearing held by the US Food and Drug Administration this week agreed that efforts should be made to better inform patients about the risks and benefits of breast implants.

Female chefs to celebrate on International Women's Day

For the longest time, women who cook had to contend not just with sexism and harassment in the restaurant world, but a blatant lack of recognition. Things are starting to change with the #MeToo movement and on International Women's Day, we choose to honor it by dedicating it to the women in the business who have toiled, mostly out of the spotlight, and celebrating their achievements.