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Ellen Pao (C) leaves the California Superior Court Civic Center Courthouse. Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Netflix has announced it acquired the rights to Ellen Pao's memoir, "Reset," with Shondaland. The book details "the lawsuit she brought against her former employer that shook Silicon Valley to its boys’ club core and pre-saged the Time’s Up movement."

Why it matters: Pao's lawsuit pre-dated the #MeToo and Time's Up movements, and was arguably the first high-profile legal battle over Silicon Valley's sexism that put it in national spotlight.

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Janet Yellen confirmed as Treasury secretary

Janet Yellen. Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images

The Senate voted 84-15 to confirm Janet Yellen as Treasury secretary on Monday.

Why it matters: Yellen is the first woman to serve as Treasury secretary, a Cabinet position that will be crucial in helping steer the country out of the pandemic-induced economic crisis.

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Scoop: Red Sox strike out on deal to go public

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The parent company of the Boston Red Sox and Liverpool F.C. has ended talks to sell a minority ownership stake to RedBall Acquisition, a SPAC formed by longtime baseball executive Billy Beane and investor Gerry Cardinale, Axios has learned from multiple sources. An alternative investment, structured more like private equity, remains possible.

Why it matters: Red Sox fans won't be able to buy stock in the team any time soon.