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.
Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, known for being moderately liberal, called for the repeal of the U.S. Constitution's Second Amendment giving Americans the right to bear firearms in response to student protests. President Trump replied it “will never be repealed.”
Frances McDormand won best actress for ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,’ her second Oscar. "I have two words to leave with you tonight, ladies and gentlemen: inclusion rider," she said in yet another nod to the #MeToo movement and diversity.
Michelle Obama’s memoir, ‘Becoming,’ is slated to go on sale on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018 -- a week after the midterm elections. The work of “deep reflection and and mesmerizing storytelling” by the former first lady will be both autobiographical and reveal life inside the White House.
In 1953, writer and illustrator Hugh Hefner created the men's adult entertainment magazine 'Playboy,' which played a role in the sexual revolution of the 1960s. Hefner built his controversial yet groundbreaking magazine into an international enterprise.