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Gloria Steinem, noted feminist and author, says that if Hillary Clinton is elected to the White House, it does not signify a post-gender society. It's only a beginning, she says.

The annual event, hosted by the Catholic archbishop of New York, is supposed to be a friendly, funny meeting of the two major-party presidential nominees. Thursday night, it was something else.

Texas school officials have until early November to explain why they placed a limit on the percentage of children enrolled in special education, as a Houston Chronicle investigation revealed.

The police force has regrouped outside the city and is eager to return and reclaim Mosul from the Islamic State. But some officers speak openly of their desire to settle scores.

A new policy statement says kids as young as 15 months can learn from media when a caregiver is present and involved.

A rash of incidents involving guards' use of violence against prisoners, sometimes caught on video, is fueling calls for accountability. Others say the focus should be on increasingly violent inmates.

This Friday the U.N. holds a star-studded ceremony to appoint Wonder Woman its "Honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment of Women and Girls." Many women's rights advocates are in uproar.

She sells clothes from the back of her car. But business is dropping. Like many Zimbabweans, she faces a crippled economy, high unemployment and a shortage of cash.

Syria and Russia have paused the bombing of the Syrian city and told fighters to leave. But it's seen as part of a brutal strategy used elsewhere in Syria.

Several U.S. cities have sugary drink taxes on the ballot. As efforts to reduce soda consumption gain traction around the world, critics say the industry is using the tobacco playbook to fight back.

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