Sarah is a writer and researcher specializing in human rights, international affairs, security, and public policy, with a particular focus on women's issues. She holds a Master of Science (MS) in Foreign Service and a Master of Public Policy (MPP) from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.

Here's How You Can Help The Victims Of Typhoon Mangkhut, The Biggest Storm This Year Yet

Typhoon Mangkhut is the strongest storm the world has seen this year. The typhoon has caused extensive damage in China, the Philippines, Guam, and the Marshall Islands — and left thousands of people in need of food, shelter, medical care, and more.…
By Sarah Friedmann

Beto O'Rourke Spoke Up About Botham Jean's Shooting In A Stirring Video

During a rally in Dallas on Friday, a Senate candidate delivered a rousing speech condemning police mistreatment of African Americans. Indeed, video of Beto O'Rourke's comments on Botham Jean's shooting reveals that the Senate candidate made…
By Sarah Friedmann

The Trump Administration Just Said It Will Accept Even Less Refugees Next Year

On Monday, an announcement from the United States Department of State revealed that U.S. refugee admissions in 2019 will drop to an all-time low. Next year, the Trump administration plans to cap the number of refugees the United States will accept…
By Sarah Friedmann

Watch Michael Avenatti Talk About The One Invaluable Skill He Thinks Trump Has Aced

Amidst talk that he is considering a presidential run in 2020, Michael Avenatti had an interview with CNN on Sunday — and actually offered a rare compliment to President Trump. During the interview, Avenatti suggested that Trump has mastered a skill…
By Sarah Friedmann

Here's The Harsh Anna Kendrick Joke That Once Had Obama Doubled Over With Laughter

On the Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Sunday, a Hollywood actress shared a hilarious story about her first encounter with the 44th president. Anna Kendrick cursed at Obama when they met, prompting a pretty amazing reaction from the former…
By Sarah Friedmann

The Letter Brett Kavanaugh's Accuser Sent Dianne Feinstein In July Has Been Released

On Sunday, a woman who accused Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee of sexual misconduct revealed her identity via a new report in the Washington Post. Now, the letter that Christine Blasey Ford sent on Brett Kavanaugh has also been made public —…
By Sarah Friedmann

Here's How The Garden Michelle Obama Started Is Faring In Melania Trump's Hands

Back in March 2009, a vegetable garden was planted on the South lawn of the White House. Since Donald Trump took office in January 2017, you may be wondering what happened to Michelle Obama's garden and what Melania Trump's role is in maintaining…
By Sarah Friedmann

What Obama Has Been Up To Since Leaving Office Is Almost Too Much To Keep Up With

Jan. 20, 2017 marked the last day of Barack Obama's eight year tenure as president of the United States. Since it's been over a year and a half since his departure from the White House, you may be wondering what Obama has done since leaving office.…
By Sarah Friedmann

8 Photos Of Ivanka & Tiffany Trump That Show Off Their Sisterly Bond

All families have different dynamics — and those of the Trump family have sparked much curiosity. In fact, you may be wondering whether Trump's two daughters, who are half-sisters, get along or play a role in each other's lives. In fact, these…
By Sarah Friedmann

This Active Shooter Study Puts The Danger Semi-Automatic Rifles Pose Into Perspective

On Tuesday, the Journal of the American Medical Association released a new report examining shooting incidents in the United States. Semi-automatic rifle statistics from this new "active shooter" study revealed the highly deadly nature of these…
By Sarah Friedmann

How To Make A Hurricane Evacuation Plan If Florence Is Heading Your Way

Hurricane Florence is set to make landfall on the East Coast of the United States late this week, arriving as a powerful Category 3 or Category 4 storm. Residents in coastal areas of several states have already been ordered to evacuate and further…
By Sarah Friedmann

How To Prepare For Hurricane Florence As The Storm Revs Up

A major hurricane is set to make landfall in the eastern United States at the end of this week. As talk of the storm's potentially devastating consequences abounds, you may want to know more about how exactly to prepare for Hurricane Florence ahead…
By Sarah Friedmann

Bob Woodward Rejects Trump's Claim That 'Fear' Is Fiction On Stephen Colbert's Show

On Monday night, The Late Show invited the author of Fear: Trump in the White House to sit down for an interview and expound on his tell-all book about the Trump administration. During this interview, journalist Bob Woodward told Stephen Colbert…
By Sarah Friedmann

Here’s What To Expect If You’re Flying During Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Florence is headed to the East Coast of the United States and set to make landfall later this week. Many people are taking significant steps to prepare for the storm, including travelers. If you're headed to the region, you may be…
By Sarah Friedmann

Trevor Noah's Obama Versus Trump Segment Offers A Hilarious Presidential Comparison

On The Daily Show on Monday, host Trevor Noah's Obama versus Trump segment offered some hilarious insight into the differences between the two men. As Noah asserted, Obama's recent foray into political campaigning ahead of the midterm elections has…
By Sarah Friedmann

John Oliver's Plea To Reinstate Felons' Voting Rights In Florida Is A Must-Watch

On the most recent episode of Last Week Tonight, the show's host tackled the issue of felony disenfranchisement, the notion that prohibits convicted felons from voting in elections. The host pointedly noted that felony disenfranchisement is…
By Sarah Friedmann

John Oliver's Push For SCOTUS Justice Term Limits Is Eye-Opening

Sunday's episode of Last Week Tonight opened by discussing the confirmation hearings of Brett Kavanaugh, Trump's nominee to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS). As he reflected on Kavanaugh's…
By Sarah Friedmann

These Ivanka Trump Instagram Pics Show How She Balances Work & Play

The president's oldest daughter is often the subject of much discussion, particularly because she serves as an unpaid advisor in the Trump administration. In her role, she has particularly generated criticism for not publicly opposing some of her…
By Sarah Friedmann

11 Photos Of Marla Maples That Give You A Glimpse Of What She's Grateful For In Life

President Donald Trump's second wife and mother of his daughter, Tiffany, seems to keep a relatively low public profile, especially when compared to other members of the Trump family. If you've been wondering what Trump's ex has been up to lately,…
By Sarah Friedmann

14 Eric Trump Quotes That Show Exactly How He Feels About POTUS As A Dad & Leader

When Donald Trump won the presidency, his adult children were thrust further into the limelight — and people started paying even closer attention to their every word and action. While much of this attention has centered on Trump's daughter, Ivanka,…
By Sarah Friedmann