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Heather Wilson, the Air Force secretary, is expected to resign

She was named the sole finalist to become the president of the University of Texas at El Paso

Today, learn the name of at least one influential woman you’ve never heard of. Here are 31 options.

We’re looking back at women who influenced historical moments

A judge ruled the military’s male-only draft rule is unconstitutional. The controversy goes beyond gender.

Some have argued that the United States is due to ditch the Selective Service System entirely

Trump to nominate Kelly Knight Craft as U.S. ambassador to United Nations

Craft is the U.S. ambassador to Canada and a major Republican donor

Trump administration issues rule that bars clinics that provide abortion referrals from $286 million federal program

Planned Parenthood, which stands to lose $60 million a year, calls on courts, Congress to block the rule

Pelosi says the House will vote on a resolution to stop Trump’s emergency declaration

But the bigger threat to Trump’s declaration is the courts

‘Girls wear pink, and boys wear blue’: LGBTQ rights under siege in Brazil’s far-right administration

Hate crimes in Sao Paulo peaked in the months leading up to President Jair Bolsonaro’s election

Maria Ressa, Philippine journalist who was one of Time’s people of the year, arrested on libel charges

Critics have called the arrest an assault on free press in the country

This ‘accidental bra fairy’ is helping women affected by the shutdown

Her nonprofit gives bras and feminine hygiene products to women in need

Still recovering from one shutdown, this loyal government worker is already dreading the next

‘Out of one crisis and into another’