Just eight months ago, a young woman named Fatu Kekula was single-handedly trying to save her Ebola-stricken family, donning trash bags to protect herself against the deadly virus. Today, Kekula is learning skills at Emory University that she can take back home to care for her fellow Liberians.
Launching rockets is a complicated thing. Landing them upright on a platform floating in the ocean? Well, that's never been done before. But SpaceX, the private space exploration company founded by billionaire Elon Musk, plans to give it a try Monday.
A diehard New York Democrat sits in her congressional office, looking over details of one of her pet bills. In walks a far-right Republican, a woman from the West who was part of the Tea Party Caucus -- the sort who'd seem an obvious adversary.