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All-Female Team Out to Prove Women Racers Aren't A Gimmick
Angelina Jolie: Fighting for Women and Justice Are Crucial
Anti-Abortion Bills: Odds Good in GOP States, Not Congress

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Angelina Jolie: Fighting for Women and Justice Are Crucial

All-Female Team Out to Prove Women Racers Aren't A Gimmick

By Edith M. Lederer |
Actress and activist Angelina Jolie says promoting equality for women, combatting injustice, and helping refugees are the most important parts of her life after her six children.

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Dutch Fertility Doctor May Have More Than 49 Children

Dutch Fertility Doctor May Have More Than 49 Children

By Mike Corder | Apr 16
Martijn van Halen has every right to be angry at Jan Karbaat. The Dutch fertility doctor lied to his parents and used his own sperm to inseminate Van Halen's mother.

For the First Time, Bedouin Women Lead Tours in Egypt's Sinai

For the First Time, Bedouin Women Lead Tours in Egypt's Sinai

By Nariman El-Mofty | Apr 10
The Sinai Trail is a unique project in which local Bedouin tribes came together aiming to develop their own tourism

Alabama Lawmakers Seek to Outlaw Almost All Abortions

Alabama Lawmakers Seek to Outlaw Almost All Abortions

Apr 3
Alabama is the latest Republican-leaning state seeking to enact a strict abortion ban as conservatives take aim at the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion.

Angelina Jolie: Fighting for Women and Justice Are Crucial

Angelina Jolie: Fighting for Women and Justice Are Crucial

By Edith M. Lederer | Mar 31
Actress and activist Angelina Jolie says promoting equality for women, combatting injustice, and helping refugees are the most important parts of her life after her six children.

U.S. Experts: Too Soon to Pull Breast Implants Tied to Cancer

U.S. Experts: Too Soon to Pull Breast Implants Tied to Cancer

By Matthew Perrone | Mar 30
Government medical advisers said earlier this week that it's too soon to ban a type of breast implant that has recently been linked to a rare form of cancer, saying more information is needed to understand the problem.

Violence Against Women Often Overlooked in Opioid Epidemic

Violence Against Women Often Overlooked in Opioid Epidemic

By Nabila El-Bassel, Columbia University | Mar 28
While progress has been made to address intimate partner violence among women who use drugs, those with opioid use disorders who experience partner violence are still in direct need of help .

FDA Takes Up Decades-Long Debate Over Breast Implants

FDA Takes Up Decades-Long Debate Over Breast Implants

By Matthew Perrone | Mar 25
U.S. health officials are taking another look at the safety of breast implants, the latest review in a decades-long debate.

Mississippi Governor Set to Sign 'Hearbeat' Abortion Law

Mississippi Governor Set to Sign 'Hearbeat' Abortion Law

By Emily Wagster Pettus | Mar 21
Gov. Phil Bryant says he's not worried about lawsuits as Mississippi prepares to enact one of the strictest abortion laws in the nation.

Is Jane Sanders the most Powerful Woman not Running in 2020?

Is Jane Sanders the most Powerful Woman not Running in 2020?

By Stephen Braun, Wilson Ring and Steve Peoples | Mar 17
Before Bernie Sanders took the stage to formally launch his 2020 presidential campaign this month, the candidate's most influential adviser took the mic: his wife Jane.

YouTube Star Lilly Singh to Host NBC Late-night Show

YouTube Star Lilly Singh to Host NBC Late-night Show

Mar 15
NBC is shaking up late-night TV, giving Carson Daly's slot to a woman of color who's a star on YouTube.

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