Women

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Andrew Kramer
December 10, 2018 - 8:15 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Norristown police want residents to be on high alert after multiple woman have come forward this month saying a man they've never seen before grabbed them. There are five incidents that have been reported, each happening between Dec. 1 and Dec. 8. Police say the...
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November 19, 2018 - 10:23 am
BOSTON (AP) — The latest crop of U.S. Rhodes scholars has more women than any other single class, and almost half of this year's recipients of the prestigious scholarship to Oxford University in England are either immigrants or first-generation Americans, the Rhodes Trust announced Sunday. Among...
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From left: Robin L. Wiessmann, Pa. Secretary of Banking and Securities; Leslie Richards, Pa. Secretary of Transportation; Angela G. Mago, KeyCorp; Eloise Young, Philadelphia Gas Works; Susan Jacobson, Jacobson Strategic Communications
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Hadas Kuznits
October 05, 2018 - 8:16 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Several hundred Chamber of Commerce attendees started their morning on Thursday with an inspiring panel discussion about women in leadership. Leslie Richards, Pennsylvania's first female secretary of the Department of Transportation, was among the panelists at the...
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In this Aug. 21, 2018, file photoSen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, speaks with reporters on an escalator at the Capitol in Washington.
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File
August 31, 2018 - 8:22 am
By Lisa Mascaro, AP Congressional Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) — John McCain is being remembered as a last lion of the Senate, with few others matching his stature. But the next generation of mavericks might come from the ranks of Senate women. Susan Collins of Maine, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska,...
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Dozens of moms celebrate World Breastfeeding Week with The Big Latch On
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Hadas Kuznits
August 04, 2018 - 11:47 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Dozens of women participated in The Big Latch On at Franklin Square Park on Friday, where they all nursed their babies in celebration of World Breastfeeding Week. "It happens all around this world. This brings awareness that moms are able to breastfeed anywhere she...
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Voter
Tim Jimenez-KYW Newsradio
August 02, 2018 - 10:33 am
By Grace Sparks, CNN (CNN) -- Several factors that pollsters look at are predicting a "blue wave' in the fall elections, and some observers are calling 2018 the "year of the woman" given the number of female candidates running across the country. And it seems female voters are getting ready to...
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A woman attends a candle lightening rally to protest againts sexual violence in Jakarta, Indonesia, May 13, 2016.
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June 26, 2018 - 3:46 pm
By Angela Dewan (CNN) -- India is the most dangerous country in the world to be a woman because of the high risk of sexual violence and slave labor, a new survey of experts shows. The Thomson Reuters Foundation released its results Tuesday of a survey of 550 experts on women's issues, finding India...
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stack of magazines
June 18, 2018 - 11:16 am
By Hillel Italie, AP National Writer NEW YORK (AP) — A new study finds that few of the top literary publications are giving equal time to women authors and reviewers. The highly anticipated " VIDA Count ," released Monday, has The New Yorker, The Nation and The Atlantic among those devoting less...
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Women look over from the Krymsky Bridge, adorned with banners of the 2018 soccer World Cup, in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June 13, 2018.
AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano
June 14, 2018 - 1:24 pm
By Maria Danilova, Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — Russian women and visiting World Cup soccer fans: be fruitful and multiply. After a lawmaker caused a backlash on social media by advising Russian women against getting involved with soccer fans from different countries and races, one of her...
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Mindy Kaling covered everything from motherhood to the chances of Donald Trump being added to Mt. Rushmore when she delivered the commencement address at her alma mater, Dartmouth College, in New Hampshire.
Dartmouth College
June 11, 2018 - 8:50 am
By Susannah Cullinane (CNN) -- Mindy Kaling covered everything from motherhood to the chances of Donald Trump being added to Mt. Rushmore when she delivered the commencement address at her alma mater, Dartmouth College, in New Hampshire Sunday. The actor and author gave some rock solid tips on...
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