Underlining that women make immeasurable contributions to the world, US President Barack Obama has said the gap between women's inherent value and how many of them are treated everyday is one of the "great injustices" of the current era.
The minority leader of the US House of Representatives and a delegation of fellow Democrats have met with Cuban Vice President Miguel Diaz-Canel, the man currently expected to take power after President Raul Castro leaves office in 2018.
Amid reports that outgoing US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wanted Steven Spielberg to help her in re-branding her political campaign, the director today denied that he was joining the powerful politician`s team as an advisor.
The Forbes list of the world`s most powerful women includes Oprah Winfrey, Lady Gaga, Beyonce Knowles and Ellen DeGeneres, all of whom apparently wield more power than the woman who is second in line for US president.
The leader of the House of Representatives said on Thursday she lacks the votes to push the Senate`s sweeping health overhaul bill through the House, a potentially devastating blow to Obama`s top domestic priority issue.