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  • This Is What Democracy Looks Like | #WomensMarchNY

    A year after Trump’s Inauguration, thousands of women found solidarity again in the streets for the Women’s March By Randy Gener NEW YORK  |  In New York City on the Upper West Side, the women’s march is back. Marchers got ready along Central Park West between 62nd and 82nd and streets. More than 200,000 protesters marched in New York on Saturday, January 20, according to estimates by Mayor Bill De Blasio’s office.  Thousands also turned out in Washington, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, Rome and hundreds of other cities and towns. Tomorrow, Sunday, January 21, a rally called “Power to the Polls” — organized by the leaders of last year’s Women’s March in Washington — will be held on Sunday in Las Vegas.  The Power to the Polls rally aims to launch a national voter registration and mobilization tour. The goal is to register more women to vote, and to elect more women and progressive candidates to public office.   As the map shows, hundreds of events are taking place. It’s the year-anniversary of U.s. President Donald Trump’s inauguration.  Hundreds of thousands of women and their male supporters turned out on Saturday for the second Women’s March, a nationwide series of protests against Trump …

  • 9 Selfies from Outer Space

    ABOVE PLANET EARTH |  Have you ever wanted to walk in outer space?  Have you dreamed about what it is like to jog while orbiting our planet Earth? Lucky you. Since this past January 2017, NASA astronauts and flights engineers on board the spacecraft Expedition 50 have been fulfilling those daydreams and showing us how it goes to suit up for orbit. And NASA released their exclusive photos to share with the world.   Above the Earth’s atmosphere early this year, 3 astronauts boldly walked where ordinary people have walked before.   Consider these 3 extraordinarily fun moments: January 6, 2017 NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson was seen during a spacewalk during Expedition 50 aboard the International Space Station. Whitson and fellow NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough successfully installed gizmos that juiced up the International Space Station. They accomplished several get-ahead tasks, including a photo survey of the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer.  For Whitson, this event marked her seventh spacewalk. January 13, 2017 Expedition 50’s Commander Shane Kimbrough from NASA and Flight Engineer Thomas Pesquet from the European Space Agency concluded their spacewalk at 12:20 p.m. EST. During the nearly six hour spacewalk, the two astronauts successfully installed three new adapter plates and hooked up electrical …