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The Broadsheet: July 24

Good morning, Broadsheet readers! Hillary Clinton may soon be under criminal investigation, the National Women’s Soccer League sets a record, and the woman who sent the New Horizons spacecraft to Pluto talks about the dwarf planet’s allure. Have a wonderful Friday.


Email-gate continues. Two inspectors general have asked the Justice Department to open a criminal investigation into whether Hillary Clinton misused sensitive government information. The request follows an internal government review that found that Clinton’s private account contained “hundreds of potentially classified emails.” New York Times


• Adult in charge. By appointing Ruth Porat CFO, Google may have finally appeased investors who believe that the company is “being run by brilliant but overgrown adolescents.” New York Times

• Battle of wills. German Prime Minister Angela Merkel hasn’t signed on to debt relief for Greece, but until she does, International Monetary Fund managing director Christine Lagarde is saying “non” to an IMF bailout package.  Bloomberg

Through the looking glass. Meet engineer Alice Bowman, who led the team that guided the New Horizons spacecraft on its mission to Pluto. In this Q&A, Bowman talks about how she got into space exploration, what she finds so fascinating about Pluto, and why her colleagues kept calling her “Mom.” Huffington Post

• Blocking the view. Margrethe Vestager, the European Commissioner in charge of competition policy, is charging six major American film studios with unfairly blocking access to movies and other content. Fortune

• Politicians, they’re just like us. In lighter Hillary news, when Hillary Clinton disclosed that she and Bill earned more than $25 million making speeches to special interest groups, did you ever wonder what exactly she spoke about? This WSJ story reveals some of her silly jokes, gaffes and anodyne comments (“I like to eat, and I think that most people do”) from the past few years of closed-door events. WSJ

• Fans flock. Thanks in part to the Women’s World Cup afterglow, Wednesday’s Portland Thorns vs. Seattle Reign game broke the National Women’s Soccer League attendance record, drawing a crowd of 21,144. ESPN

MOVERS AND SHAKERS: Yahoo has promoted Lisa Utzschneider, previously head of ad sales for North and South America, to chief revenue officer. Susanne Daniels is leaving her post as programming chief at MTV to join YouTube in a newly created position as VP of original programming. Unilever promoted Gail Tifford to VP of Media and Digital Engagement, North America.


• What Kenyan women want. Women’s rights groups in Kenya are calling on President Obama to use his upcoming visit to widen his administration’s interpretation of the Helms Amendment. The 1973 regulation prohibits foreign aid from paying for an abortion “as a method of family planning” or from encouraging women to seek abortions. Buzzfeed

• Enough excuses. This story argues that the “pipeline problem” is an excuse: There are plenty of qualified women and minority job candidates out there, if only employers would take these practical steps to get them in the door. Fortune

• Criticized for cadence. Young women are being disparaged in the workplace for talking like Valley girls, despite the fact that men have the same tendency toward speech tics like uptalk and vocal fry.  NPR

• Money maker. U.S. Treasurer Rosie Rios talks about her campaign to put a woman on the currency, her girlhood as one of nine children born to Mexican parents, and her political role model. CNN

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Why gender neutral clothing could finally catch on  Fortune

Your rude coworker is decreasing your creativity—and making you meaner  Quartz

What women understand about air conditioning at work that men don’t  Washington Post

Why blood banks are rejecting transgender women.  Buzzfeed


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