When Hillary Clinton was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2001, she became the first American first lady to ever win a public office seat. She later became the 67th U.S. secretary of state in 2009, serving until 2013. In 2016, she became the first woman in U.S. history to become the presidential nominee of a major political party.
Shonda Rhimes met critics’ expectations for her ‘Scandal’ series finale, with main character Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington) distancing herself from politics. Along with ‘Grey’s Anatomy,’ the show is the last at ABC for the series creator, who said all future projects will be with Netflix.
Chance the Rapper released four new tracks, one of which revealed that he had bought the dormant Chicagoist news website. In a statement, the artist said he was looking forward to reviving "an independent media outlet focused on amplifying diverse voices and content."
A short story by Ernest Hemingway has been published for the first time nearly six decades after his suicide. “A Room on the Garden Side” is about an American writer named Robert, very likely based on the author himself, just after Allied soldiers freed Paris from the Nazis in 1944.