C-SPAN Senator Dick Durbin on resolution allowing Senator Tammy Duckworth's baby on the floor: "I think it will do us good in the United States Senate every once in a while, to see a pacifier next to the antique ink wells on our desk, or a diaper bag next to one of these brass spittoons." ... See MoreSee Less
At the age of 85, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has developed a breathtaking legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon. But without a definitive Ginsburg biography, the unique personal journey of this diminutive, quiet warrior's rise to the nation's highest court ha...
"The pilot’s voice was calm yet focused as her plane descended with 149 people on board."
After the engine on her plane exploded yesterday, spraying shrapnel into the aircraft, "causing a window to be blown out and leaving one woman dead and seven other people injured," the pilot of Southwest flight 1380, Tammie Jo Shults, "successfully completed an emergency landing at the Philadelphia International Airport, sparing the lives of 148 people" and averting a far worse catastrophe. What we now know is that Tammie Jo was among the first female fighter pilots for the U.S. Navy, and was also among the first women to fly an F/A-18 Hornet fighter jet. She served in the Navy for 10 years, reaching the rank of Navy lieutenant commander.