It came to be known as the Palm Sunday Massacre, the largest mass shooting in the New York area in decades. 10 people were killed that day 30 years ago, including 8 children. Only 1 survivor was found: a crying toddler covered in blood, crawling at the feet of the dead. The tiny girl was handed to one of the first police officers to arrive. And that's how Officer Joanne Jaffe became mom to Christina Rivera, then 13 months old.

It came to be known as the Palm Sunday Massacre, the largest mass shooting in the New York area in decades. 10 people were killed that day 30 years ago, including 8 children. Only 1 survivor was found: a crying toddler covered in blood, crawling at the feet of the dead. The tiny girl was handed to one of the first police officers to arrive. And that's how Officer Joanne Jaffe became mom to Christina Rivera, then 13 months old.

Jeannette Pickering Rankin was the first woman in the United States Congress, elected in Montana in 1916 and again in 1940. After being elected in 1916 she said, "I may be the first woman member of Congress but I won’t be the last."

Jeannette Pickering Rankin was the first woman in the United States Congress, elected in Montana in 1916 and again in 1940. After being elected in 1916 she said, "I may be the first woman member of Congress but I won’t be the last."

Condoleeza Rice was the first woman to ever serve as the head of the National Security Council. In 2005 Rice became the first African American woman to serve as secretary of state.

Condoleeza Rice was the first woman to ever serve as the head of the National Security Council. In 2005 Rice became the first African American woman to serve as secretary of state.

“For me, spiritual dryness usually follows an extremely busy period. Air must be still for dew to fall, and I was anything but still.” -Ruth Bell Graham in "It's My Turn"

“For me, spiritual dryness usually follows an extremely busy period. Air must be still for dew to fall, and I was anything but still.” -Ruth Bell Graham in "It's My Turn"

Wanda Sykes shares mitochondrial DNA with the Tikar and Fulani people of Cameroon.

2010 Primetime Emmy Awards: Wanda Sykes

GIRLS' POWER: THE RECORD-BREAKING 113TH CONGRESS.  A bisexual, a Buddhist, a Hindu, two female combat veterans and a record 20 women senators: Meet the modern face of Congress  Most female senators in U.S. history - yet they want more.  Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2256786/The-113th-Congress-A-bisexual-Buddhist-Hindu-2-female-combat-veterans-record-20-women-senators.html#ixzz2GzIb0uYe

A bisexual, a Buddhist, a Hindu, two female combat veterans and a record 20 women senators: Meet the modern face of Congress

GIRLS' POWER: THE RECORD-BREAKING 113TH CONGRESS. A bisexual, a Buddhist, a Hindu, two female combat veterans and a record 20 women senators: Meet the modern face of Congress Most female senators in U.S. history - yet they want more. Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2256786/The-113th-Congress-A-bisexual-Buddhist-Hindu-2-female-combat-veterans-record-20-women-senators.html#ixzz2GzIb0uYe

Dame Maggie Smith as the Dowager Countess Grantham in Downton Abbey

Oscar-winning screenwriter lets rip at Downton's Dame Maggie and other stars in his latest book

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