— Women's March (@womensmarch) March 8, 2017
- Women across the U.S. are on strike today as part of a protest dubbed "A Day Without a Woman," in conjunction with this year's International Women's Day.
- Repair work on the Statue of Liberty caused it to go dark for about two hours Tuesday night.
- The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit becomes the first U.S. appeals court to apply federal Title IX law to medical residency programs.
- A U.S. citizen is suing Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents and private prison company GEO Group, claiming he was illegally detained for three days in 2015.
- New research finds that Alzheimer's disease now kills twice as many Americans as it did 15 years ago.
- Switzerland tops a new U.S. News ranking of the world's "best countries," followed by Canada, the United Kingdom, Germany, and Japan.
- Portland residents will vote on whether the city can tax short-term rentals of the sort advertised on Airbnb.
- Satellite TV is providing an opportunity for Iranian feminism to flourish.
- Americans are having less sex.