The newly appointed CIA director's career at the intelligence agency spans more than three decades. While her work is shrouded in secrecy, two things are well known.
A recent victory by public school teachers and staff in the Mountain State is inspiring educators elsewhere to take action for better pay and working conditions.
The NRA could have predicted yet another school shooting, but not the immediate and unrelenting response of the student survivors.
Undeterred by Florida legislators' inaction on gun control, Stoneman Douglas students who survived the massacre at their school are on the move.
The president's plan would slash or completely eliminate core anti-poverty programs that form the heart of the U.S. social safety net.