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Juanita Goggins, a trailblazing civil rights activist and the first black woman elected to South Carolina's state Legislature, was found dead in her Columbia, S.C., home last week after dying there sometime last month.

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Debates about gender equality in the sciences are nothing new, but now the stakes may be higher for universities with science funding from the federal government to prove that sexual discrimination isn't present in their departments. Title IX isn't just for sports anymore.

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Following presidential candidates from state to state as they shake hands, kiss babies (and backsides, some might say, in the figurative sense) and promise to be the Best Prez Ever! must get tiresome for reporters on the campaign trail. In this clip, it's hard to say if the grind got to AP scribe Glen Johnson or whether Mitt Romney's claims about eschewing lobbyists made him snap.

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John Edwards' words at the last Iowa Democratic debate sounded so out of tune with this year's campaign discourse -- and so sensible and important -- that the man might as well have been campaigning on another planet.

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The Largest Minority has put together a collection of video clips from Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's speech at Columbia University on Monday, complete with Columbia President Lee Bollinger's controversial introductory remarks.

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