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Women's rights 'unfinished business'

Hillary Clinton, the former US secretary of state and possible candidate to become America's first female president, called women's rights on Friday the "unfinished business of the 21st century." Clinton, whose current spree of public appearances is feeding speculation about a potential 2016 White House run, got standing ovation after ovation from the mostly female audience at the Women in the World conference in New York.

Women's rights 'unfinished business'

Hillary Clinton, the former US secretary of state and possible candidate to become America's first female president, called women's rights on Friday the "unfinished business of the 21st century." Clinton, whose current spree of public appearances is feeding speculation that she's interested in a 2016 White House run, got standing ovation after ovation from the mostly female audience at the Women in the World conference in New York.

Hillary Clinton's not running, but the bandwagon is

Hillary Clinton has given no indication she wants to run for president in 2016 -- except for a rising flood of public appearances, the emergence of a supporters' website, and now a book outlining her views on the world. Publishers Simon & Schuster announced on Thursday that the book will appear in the summer of 2014, which is midway through President Barack Obama's final term and conveniently timed ahead of the next election campaign.

Hillary Clinton to pen 'ultimate book' on world

Hillary Clinton, whose every move is being scrutinized for signs that she might make a 2016 presidential run, announced Thursday she's penning a book outlining her views on the United States' role in the world. The ex-secretary of state's first book since leaving office will be published by Simon & Schuster in the summer of 2014, midway through President Barack Obama's final term, the publisher said.

Hillary Clinton backs gay marriage

Former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton, who may be eyeing a run in the 2016 presidential election, came off the sidelines Monday and announced her support for gay marriage. While Clinton pushed gay, lesbian and transgender (LGBT) rights during her four-year tenure as America's top diplomat, considering them human rights, she had not until now advocated for same-sex marriage.

Hillary Clinton backs gay marriage

Former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton, who may be eyeing a run in the 2016 presidential election, on Monday came off the sidelines and announced her support for gay marriage. While Clinton pushed gay, lesbian and transgender (LGBT) rights during her four-year tenure as America's top diplomat, considering them human rights, she had not until now advocated for gay marriage.

Hillary Clinton tops 2016 US presidential poll

The 2016 US election might be a full three and a half years away, but that is not stopping pollsters from asking voters who has the early presidential edge. And the advantage goes to Hillary Clinton. The recently retired secretary of state and former first lady would handily defeat any of three leading potential Republican candidates, including New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, the Quinnipiac University poll said Thursday.

Hillary Clinton is America's favorite politico: poll

She may be fresh out of a job, but Hillary Clinton is currently the most popular political figure in America, well ahead of President Barack Obama, who is slipping, a poll published Friday found. Clinton, who stepped down last month as Obama's secretary of state, enjoys a 61 percent favorability among US voters compared with a 34 percent unfavorable rating, according to a survey by Quinnipiac University. Obama, who beat Clinton to the Democratic nomination in 2008 and took the White House, had a positive-negative favorability of 51-46 percent.

Clinton's new website stokes 2016 speculation

Once again fueling speculation about whether she will run for president in 2016, Hillary Clinton launched a new website even before she officially stepped down as secretary of state. HillaryClintonOffice.com only features a picture of Clinton -- without the black glasses she took to wearing in the last few weeks of her reign at the State Department -- and a contact sheet.

Turkey attack casts pall, as Kerry sworn in

John Kerry was sworn in Friday as America's secretary of state, less than two hours after Hillary Clinton swept out of office on a day marred by yet another attack on a US diplomatic post. Supreme Court judge Elena Kagan administered the oath of office to Kerry during a private ceremony on Capitol Hill. He was joined by his wife Teresa, daughter Vanessa, brother Cameron and his Senate staff. But a pall was cast over the historic events by an attack on the US embassy in Ankara that killed a local Turkish security guard.
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