Women

Angelina Branca, owner and chef of Saté Kampar
Neal Santos
Hadas Kuznits
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
Jessica Griffin/The Philadelphia Orchestra
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.
Seth Wenig/ AP Photo
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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The risks were highest for women with no history of heart disease or diabetes and women who were obese or African-American.
CNN
February 14, 2019 - 9:52 am
By Sandee LaMotte, CNN (CNN) -- More bad news for diet soda lovers: Drinking two or more of any kind of artificially sweetened drinks a day is linked to an increased risk of clot-based strokes, heart attacks and early death in women over 50, according to a new study by the American Heart...
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The FBI released 16 images on Tuesday, drawn from memory by Samuel Little, who told authorities they are just some of the more than 90 people he killed over three decades.
FBI via CNN
February 13, 2019 - 3:55 pm
By Madeline Holcombe, CNN (CNN) -- The FBI is hoping portraits of women drawn by the man who says he killed them will help them to identify the victims and notify their families. The agency released 16 images on Tuesday, drawn from memory by Samuel Little, who told authorities they are just some of...
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Participants hold pictures of deceased Kim Bok-dong, one of former South Korean sex slaves who were forced to serve for the Japanese military in World War II, during a weekly rally near the Japanese Embassy in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019.
AP Photo/Lee Jin-man
January 31, 2019 - 10:05 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Hundreds of mourners gathered Friday near the Japanese Embassy in Seoul for the funeral of a South Korean woman forced as a girl into a brothel and sexually enslaved by the Japanese military in WWII. The mourners, dressed mostly in black on a bitterly cold morning and...
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In preparation for Women's History Month in March, the Delaware County Women's Commission is seeking nominations for visionary women in the community.
Dreamstime
Hadas Kuznits
January 21, 2019 - 4:00 am
DELAWARE COUNTY (KYW Newsradio) — In preparation for Women's History Month in March, the Delaware County Women's Commission is seeking nominations for visionary women in the community. Caitlin Ganley, chair of the Delaware County Women's Commission, says they are asking for nominees to honor a few...
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A young Saudi woman says she is being detained at Bangkok's main airport after trying to escape from her parents in Kuwait.
Romeo Gacad/Getty Images via CNN
January 06, 2019 - 3:04 pm
By CNN's Kocha Olarn in Bangkok and Nada Altaher in Abu Dhabi (CNN) -- A young Saudi woman says she is being detained at Bangkok's main airport after trying to escape from her parents in Kuwait. Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun says that on landing at Suvarnabhumi Airport, Thailand, she had her passport...
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Philadelphia police are asking for the public's help as they search for a man they say is responsible for several attempts of indecent and physical assault.
Courtesy of Philadelphia Police Department
Justin Udo
January 06, 2019 - 12:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police are asking for the public's help as they search for a man they say is responsible for several attempts of indecent and physical assault. Police say from Dec. 20 through the Dec. 30., a man in his 30s committed a series of crimes where he attacked,...
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FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2018, file photo, Ivanka Trump, the daughter of President Donald Trump, arrives for a ceremony to pardon the National Thanksgiving Turkey in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington.
AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File
December 31, 2018 - 6:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ivanka Trump is set to launch a White House effort aimed at women's global economic empowerment in early 2019. A formal launch for the initiative was planned for next week but has been postponed amid uncertainty about the government shutdown, the White House said Monday. The...
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