Women are coming for the top spot March is Womenâ€™s History Month. What started as a single day in California in 1911 has evolved into a national commemoration spanning 31 days. Womenâ€™s History Month celebrates womenâ€™s determination to be dynamic each and every day of the year.
'Something needs to happen': HS students demand action on gun laws Students from Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School in New York City joined more than 2,000 schools across the country in staging a walkout to call for action on gun laws. The #NationalWalkoutDay was intended to pressure state and federal lawmakers to tighten gun laws to make it more difficult for minors and those with mental health issues to obtain firearms. The walkouts took place at 10 a.m. local time in each time zone and lasted for 17 minutes in remembrance of the 17 Parkland, Fla., school shooting victims.
On gender, candidates in the Trump era negotiate a changed landscape Voters and candidates are wrestling with gender issues in the wake of Trumpâ€™s victory. Some men are pushing the envelope on aggressive masculine posturing on the campaign trail, while women have to navigate a course between advancing feminine issues and projecting strength.
Mystery grows in Austin bombings as explosions continue Authorities investigating the series of bombings in Austin this month have not ruled out the possibility that they are racially motivated hate crimes. But leaders for the local black community urge patience before jumping to any conclusions about the perpetratorâ€™s motivations. â€śI am praying that itâ€™s not a hate crime and that in this day and time we are getting beyond that in America,â€ť said Rev. Sylvester Chase.