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Packing a power punch: One party,  three women  prime  ministers

Packing a power punch: One party, three women prime ministers

Before 1918, women were not allowed to vote in Britain. Equality laws enacted over the next decades responded to new demands in British society. Now it is one of the rare countries where the top position has been held by three women; all from the same party: Conservative

The day Gorbachev made D.C. stand still

The day Gorbachev made D.C. stand still

On his way to the White House to meet with President Ronald Reagan, the late Russian leader stopped his limousine downtown to interact with the lunchtime crowd