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Women's Collective vs. 'Portlandia'

TELEVISION | By Andy Smith | Nov 19
Now in its seventh season, IFC's "Portlandia" has helped shape America's image of Portland, Oregon, as hipster heaven. But to some, the show has crossed a line.

Peggy Whitson, 56, Making History as Oldest Woman in Space

SCIENCE | Nov 18
Peggy Whitson, a pioneering NASA astronaut on board, is now the oldest woman in space. In February, the first woman to serve as commander of the space station will celebrate her 57th birthday aboard.

Witnesses Back People Writer's Account of Trump Sex Assault

LEGAL | By Michael Biesecker | Oct 20
People Magazine reported Tuesday that a half-dozen people have come forward to corroborate its writer's account of being sexually assaulted by Donald Trump and its aftermath.

Polish Women Hail Victory in Abortion Standoff and Seek More

LEGAL | By Vanessa Gera | Oct 8
Polish women are declaring victory in a dramatic showdown that pitted them against an anti-abortion group and the conservative government this week.

Stella & Dot CEO on Building Accessory Empire

CORPORATE | May 5
The company's mission is to empower women to become entrepreneurs through what it calls "social selling."

Tech Confab Aims to Empower Lesbians

SCIENCE | By Sari Staver | Mar 20
Lesbians working in technology, still greatly outnumbered by men in the workplace, are often "smarter" than many co-workers because they have developed emotional intelligence, according to Roseanne Malfucci.

Group: Ruling May Leave Louisiana with 1 Abortion Clinic

NATIONAL | By Cain Burdeau | Feb 28
Abortion services in Louisiana will be restricted to one clinic in New Orleans unless the U.S. Supreme Court reverses an appellate court ruling, an abortion rights group said.

Kansas Cutting Off Medicaid Funds for Planned Parenthood

POLITICS | By John Hanna | Jan 13
Kansas will prevent Planned Parenthood from receiving any funds through its Medicaid program, Gov. Sam Brownback announced Tuesday in a State of the State address.

Women Are Out-Earning Men in Corporate Finance

FINANCE | By Sarah Skidmore | Dec 20
Women may be badly outnumbered in the top ranks of corporate America, but at least they aren't underpaid.

FDA Clears Cold Cap to Save Hair During Breast Cancer Chemo

PERSONAL TECH | By Lauran Neergaard | Dec 12
Hair loss is one of the most despised side effects of chemotherapy, and now breast cancer patients are getting a new way to try to save their locks.

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