All 22 women in the Senate signed a letter demanding legislation to overhaul the sexual harassment complaint process in Congress, which can drag on for months. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand slammed leaders for stripping measures from a spending bill this week.
Cynthia Nixon lost the New York Democratic primary against Andrew Cuomo. "I’m not discouraged. I’m inspired," the actress tweeted. "To all the young people. To all the young women. To all the young queer people who reject the gender binary. Soon you’ll be standing here, and when it’s your turn, you’ll win."
Halle Berry won an Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in 'Monster's Ball,' becoming the first African-American woman to win the honor. She has starred in films including 'Swordfish,' 'Die Another Day,' 'Gothika,' the 'X-Men' film franchise and 'Kidnap.'
In honor of what would have been her brother Michael's 60th birthday, Janet Jackson posted a video recreating his iconic "Remember the Time" music video. In the clip, Jackson is dressed as an African queen, sending unexciting performers to their death - just like Michael did in his 1992 video.
In an interview on the ‘Today’ show, ‘House of Cards’ actress Robin Wright revealed she never socialized outside of work with co-star Kevin Spacey. Following sex assault allegations against Spacey, the show resumed filming its final season with Wright’s character as the focus.
Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador won Mexico's presidential election in a landslide. The leftist veteran politician promised change to outgoing President Enrique Peña Nieto’s administration, which has been marked by violent drug trade, scandals and economic inequality.