Stories tagged: women
UPDATED: Wed., July 17, 2019, 3:47 p.m.
New research gives some biological clues to why women may be more likely than men to develop Alzheimer’s disease and how this most common form of dementia varies by gender.
UPDATED: Tue., July 16, 2019, 8:02 p.m.
CES is cracking down on its dress code, introducing more sessions focused on women and minorities and creating a new “sex tech” category after a debacle over a robotic personal …
Mon., July 8, 2019
While perusing the list of books I’ve read, I made a discovery that startled me: there were almost no women on it.
UPDATED: Fri., June 21, 2019, 7:56 p.m.
U.S. women will soon have another drug option designed to boost low sex drive: a shot they can give themselves in the thigh or abdomen that raises sexual interest for …
Sun., March 31, 2019, 12:44 p.m.
Former Vice President Joe Biden says he doesn’t believe he ever acted inappropriately toward women but will “listen respectfully” to suggestions he did
UPDATED: Fri., March 8, 2019, 2:14 p.m.
Players for the U.S. women’s national soccer team have filed a federal gender discrimination lawsuit seeking pay equal to that of their male counterparts.
Wed., Feb. 13, 2019, 1:04 p.m.
Does that medicine work for women? Why signing up for a medical study could be your next feminist move
Women’s participation in medical research studies continues to lag, creating a scientific data gap that has an impact on development of new medicines and treatment protocols, as well as accurate …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 6, 2019, 6:45 p.m.
When you’re among the best long-range shooters in college basketball, expectations can get a bit surreal.
Wed., Jan. 2, 2019, 3:59 p.m.
On Tuesday, the newly elected judiciary for Harris County was sworn in, including the 17 women who were part of the “Black Girl Magic” campaign.
Tue., Dec. 11, 2018, 3:09 p.m.
A new study by Egon Zehnder points out that among countries that average three or more women on large company boards – thought to be the threshold at which diversity …
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 18, 2018, 6:20 p.m.
In the past decade, Stacy Pearsall has taken portraits of about 7,500 veterans in 29 states, a sprawling, ongoing undertaking called the Veterans Portrait Project.
Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 4:39 p.m.
Microsoft showed a small increase in the proportion of women in its employee ranks, rising 1.1 percentage points to 26.6 percent, from 25.5 percent last year.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 8, 2018, 9:10 p.m.
So many women roared to victories in Tuesday’s elections that a record of more than 100 are slated to be in the U.S. House when it convenes in early 2019. …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 4:05 p.m.
Carrying signs with messages such as “Don’t be evil,” several hundred Google employees around the world briefly walked off the job Thursday in a protest against what they said is …
Sat., Oct. 20, 2018, 5 a.m.
Harry’s has carved out a niche selling men shaving razors direct to their doors, elbowing in on an industry long dominated by names like Gillette and Schick.
Fri., Oct. 5, 2018, 2:30 a.m.
Chrissy Knox has a new hat to wear.
Mon., Oct. 1, 2018, 3 p.m.
Gov. Jerry Brown on Sunday signed a bill making California the first state to require public companies to have at least one woman on their board of directors to advance …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 30, 2018, 7:46 p.m.
California has become the first state to require publicly traded companies to include women on their boards of directors, according to a law signed Sunday by Gov. Jerry Brown.
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 30, 2018, 10:03 p.m.
Gov. candidate Jordan expects ‘women will be attacked’ by restrictive policies if Kavanaugh is confirmed
Idaho Democratic gubernatorial candidate Paulette Jordan said Friday she is worried about the state’s protections for women and minorities, especially if Judge Brett Kavanaugh is confirmed to the U.S. Supreme …
Sun., Sept. 30, 2018, 5 a.m.
Eat, pray, love are the words many women associate with Elizabeth Gilbert, best-selling author of the book with the same name. But Gilbert had three different words for more than …
Sat., Sept. 29, 2018, 12:51 p.m.
As the Senate is divided on President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court pick, so too are women across the country.
Mon., Sept. 24, 2018, 8:45 a.m.
The number of female entrepreneurs is on the rise in Idaho. Women’s wages are increasing at a faster rate than men’s are, and state labor officials say women are entering …
Fri., Sept. 21, 2018, 5:11 p.m.
Women suing Microsoft alleging widespread gender discrimination will get another chance to convince a court that their claims should be considered together as a class, after the Ninth Circuit Court …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 8, 2018, 11:04 a.m.
Ashley’s disappearance is one small chapter in the unsettling story of missing and murdered Native American women and girls. No one knows precisely how many there are because some cases …
Sun., Sept. 2, 2018
When it comes to gender pay inequality, little has improved in the past decade.
Mon., Aug. 27, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
In the survey of 148 Native American and Alaska Native women, more than half the women — 53 percent — were homeless at the time they answered the questions.
Sun., Aug. 12, 2018, 4 a.m.
When asked in an interview with Freakonomics Radio earlier this year why there are so few female CEOs leading big corporations today, outgoing PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi pointed largely to …
Sun., July 22, 2018, 8:45 a.m.
No one can predict with certainty the direction of women’s magazines, which have struggled to maintain print circulation as newsstand sales fell. But if you’re placing bets on a strategy …
Thu., July 12, 2018
Miss Grade Edgington, a professor in the University of Washington’s department of journalism, said that newspapers can and should hire women to ease the wartime labor shortage.
UPDATED: Mon., July 9, 2018, 3:21 p.m.
Spokane County Fire District 10 has been trying to organize an all-female crew for months. Last week, it pulled it off.