Menstruation is one of the most taboo topics in the world, and for millions of American women, there's a high price to pay for that stigma. This CBSN Originals documentary looks at how some women are trying to change that.
What happens when an inmate is forced to choose between buying tampons or placing a call to a family member? Topeka Sam, the director of Dignity for Incarcerated Women, joins CBSN to discuss the difficult decisions female inmates must make while menstruating behind bars.
The CBSN Originals documentary, "Period. Half the population has one. But no one talks about it," explores the stigmas surrounding menstruation. To discuss what can be done to confront the issue, Jennifer Weiss-Wolf, an activist and co-founder of Period Equity, sits down with CBSN.
Thousands of women inmates experience their periods behind bars each day. Topeka Sam, the director of Dignity for Incarcerated Women, joins CBSN to discuss what happens when there's not reliable access to hygiene products in prisons.
At the organic cheesemaker Tenuta Vannulo, in southern Italy, the specialty is fresh buffalo mozzarella. Seth Doane checks out the process of creating a simply delicious cheese, and visits with students at the Consortium for the Protection of Buffalo Mozzarella.
Lee died in November 2018 at the age of 95 amid questions over his care and his estate
A federal judge rejected Mr. Trump's effort to block subpoenas seeking his financial records from two banks Wednesday
President Trump and the first lady arrived in Japan Saturday morning. Their four-day trip comes as trade tensions between the U.S. and Japan begin to simmer. CBSN contributor and senior fellow of the Asia Society, Isaac Stone Fish, joined CBSN to explain what key issues the president will discuss while abroad.
A giant rock "the size of a building" is blocking a highway in Colorado
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"The [intelligence community] will continue to faithfully execute its mission of providing timely, apolitical intelligence to the president and policymakers," DNI Dan Coats said
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The cars are built for families who may not be able to afford adaptive wheelchairs, as part of the Go Baby Go organization
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The mother of three said the last few weeks have been a struggle, so her son's gift was "the shock of her life"
The family's insurance didn't cover the $20,000 wheelchair, so a group of high schoolers stepped in to help
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She was left alone to provide for her siblings and nephew – but she still went to school and ran track