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Meet some of the women candidates who preceded Hillary Clinton for president

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While Hillary Clinton remains the front-runner for the Democratic nomination, previous female candidates have also sought the nation’s highest office. Continue reading

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Anita Hill, the subject of the film "Anita" poses for a photo during the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, January 21, 2013.  REUTERS/Jim Urquhart (UNITED STATES - Tags: PORTRAIT ENTERTAINMENT) - RTR3CT1R

Anita Hill’s legacy continues in new HBO movie

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Twenty-five years ago, Anita Hill testified about sexual harassment she said she experienced from then-U.S. Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas. Continue reading

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A new underwater vista requires art lovers to take a dive

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Visitors must don scuba gear in order to explore a new art gallery located 90 feet below the surface. The exhibit is made up of 12 photo illustrations mounted on the sunken remains of a WWII-era ship in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. Continue reading

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Shields and Brooks talk Trump, Supreme Court nominee

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Political columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks usually sit on different sides of the political aisle, but they currently agree on one thing: Donald Trump is looking like the Republican nominee for president. Continue reading

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Employees of Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO), the operator of the tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, take part in a moment of silence at 2:46 p.m. local time (0546 GMT) at TEPCO's headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, March 11, 2016, to mark the five-year anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami that killed thousands. Japan on Friday mourned the thousands who lost their lives in the massive earthquake and tsunami on March 11, 2011 that turned towns to matchwood and triggered the world's worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl in 1986. REUTERS/Yuya Shino - RTSAAKA

Cleanup continues at Japan power plant five years after tsunami

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Over the past five years, radioactive contamination levels have decreased at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. But they still pose a threat to the 7,000 workers who aid in the cleanup. Continue reading

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