In a move that is sure to go down in adorable bear history, the BBC has named a female panda named Sweetie one of its female Faces of the Year. 2011 was either lacking severely in girlchievements or a banner year for lady pandas. So what was Sweetie's glorious achievement that elevated her, a bear, over that of all…
Brasilia, Brasil, July 29: Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez, right, and Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff speak during a welcoming ceremony at the Planalto Palace. Fernandez is on a one-day visit to Brazil. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
The woman likely to be the first female president of Brazil is headed to a runoff — in part because the vote was split by a third-party candidate, another woman. Is Brazil some sort of utopia of female leadership?