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US Honors 'Women of Courage'

The U.S. State Department has presented 10 women from 10 different countries with the 2014 International Women of Courage Award. The annual award recognizes women around the world who have "demonstrated exceptional courage and leadership" in advocating for peace, justice, human rights, gender equality and women’s empowerment. Deputy Secretary of State Heather Higginbottom presented the awards at a ceremony Tuesday at the State Department, along with First Lady Michelle...

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