Women

From left: Alicia Garza, co-founders of the Black Lives Matter movement; Cecile Richards, former head of Planned Parenthood; Ai-jen Poo, executive director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance
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April 29, 2019 - 9:37 am
By Julie Pace, AP Washington Bureau Chief WASHINGTON (AP) — Three of the nation's most influential activists are launching an organization that aims to harness the political power of women to influence elections and shape local and national policy priorities. Dubbed Supermajority, the organization...
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April 08, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Breast cancer affects one out eight women in the United States. According to a new study of over 200,000 women published in the International Journal of...
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Former Vice President Joe Biden released a video on Twitter Wednesday and said he will be "more mindful about respecting personal space in the future."
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April 03, 2019 - 4:11 pm
By Arlette Saenz, CNN (CNN) -- Former Vice President Joe Biden released a video on Twitter Wednesday and said he will be "more mindful about respecting personal space in the future." The video comes in the wake of allegations Biden made women feel uncomfortable in their encounters. "Social norms...
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Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the Biden Courage Awards Tuesday, March 26, 2019, in New York.
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April 02, 2019 - 10:30 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — As former Vice President Joe Biden's camp scrambles to contain any political damage over his past behavior with women, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has some words of advice: Keep your distance. "Join the straight-arm club," Pelosi said at a breakfast hour Washington event on Tuesday...
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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced the team has added Lori Locust as assistant defensive line coach.
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March 21, 2019 - 12:24 pm
By Jill Martin, CNN (CNN) -- When he was head coach of the Arizona Cardinals in 2015, Bruce Arians made Jen Welter the first female NFL coach in history. Now, as head coach of Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Arians has made two more significant hires. On Wednesday, the Buccaneers became the first NFL team to...
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March 15, 2019 - 3:45 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It is a question that comes up again and again: Who has more empathy, a man or a woman? Or is there no relationship to sex at all when it comes to empathy...
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March 10, 2019 - 4:55 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The head of the U.N. women's agency is calling for the revolution in technology to be used to benefit the world's poor, and especially women, who will not achieve gender equality without "the giant leap that 21st century innovations can bring." Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka said in...
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Angelina Branca, owner and chef of Saté Kampar
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March 08, 2019 - 6:15 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A lot has changed for women in the Philadelphia food industry. Business owners like Ange Branca of Saté Kampar say women have more opportunities than ever before. "When it comes to just starting your own businesses, getting a loan, whatever it is, it is not like it...
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The Philadelphia Orchestra
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Steve Tawa
March 06, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As The Philadelphia Orchestra sets the stage for its next season , it will mark the birthday of one of classical music's monumental composers, as well as a celebration of female innovators and creators. Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin will conduct all nine...
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Attorney Gloria Allred, center, speaks while Latresa Scaff, right, and Rochelle Washington look on during a news conference in New York, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019.
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February 21, 2019 - 5:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Two women say singer R. Kelly picked them out of a crowd at a Baltimore after-party in the mid-1990s when they were underage and had sex with one of the teens although she was under the influence of marijuana and alcohol and could not consent. The women joined lawyer Gloria Allred...
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