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Sharmistha Chaudhuri (center, wearing pink), 35, at her wedding in Kolkata, India, in January 2019. Chaudhuri found some Indian wedding traditions retrograde, so she hired four feminist priestesses to officiate at hers. They performed a multilingual, egalitarian ceremony stripped of patriarchal traditions. Sharmistha Chaudhuri hide caption

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Hindu priestesses fight the patriarchy, one Indian wedding at a time

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Grete Bergman, left, and Sarah Whalen-Lunn at their StoryCorps recording in Anchorage, Alaska, in 2018. Camila Kerwin/StoryCorps hide caption

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With 3 bold marks, Indigenous women helped revive a once-banned tradition

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Andrew McCabe, shown here in 2017, was fired in 2018 by the Trump administration hours before his retirement. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Fired FBI official Andrew McCabe wins retirement benefits and back pay in settlement

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WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 27: U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD) listens to testimony during a hearing by the House Select Committee investigating the January 6 attack on the U.S. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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The latest progress in the investigation into the January 6 insurrection

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