Stories tagged: women
Wed., Nov. 16, 2016
For the second time in nearly two decades, 31 members of Idaho’s state lawmakers are women.
Mon., Nov. 14, 2016
Women and men across the country plan to participate in a “Women’s March on Washington” in the nation’s capital the day after the inauguration as a rebuke to President-elect Donald …
Mon., Nov. 14, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump is considering a woman and an openly gay man to fill major positions in his new leadership team, history-making moves that would inject diversity into a Trump …
Fri., Sept. 30, 2016
Donald Trump came under intense scrutiny Friday after he disparaged former Miss Universe Alicia Machado in a series of scathing early morning statements on Twitter, including an accusation that she …
Sat., Sept. 24, 2016
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump tried to make the case Saturday that he’d do more to help women from the White House than Democratic rival Hillary Clinton, a lifelong champion …
Fri., Sept. 23, 2016
International donors pledged over $160 million for life-saving support for millions of people in west Africa whose lives have been thrown into turmoil by the Muslim extremist group Boko Haram …
Sat., Aug. 27, 2016
Trump’s problem with many Republican women is not political incorrectness. It’s not some largely harmless bit of ribaldry. It’s that any woman who’s been around the block once or twice …
Mon., Aug. 22, 2016
After a national report this summer showed that women have surpassed men in obesity rates, doctors and obesity researchers are searching for answers to why women are struggling more than …
Fri., Aug. 5, 2016
Once an afterthought in the historically male-dominated outdoor retail industry, women have become a sought-after force with companies vying to tap into a market that has grown to $4.6 billion …
Sun., July 17, 2016
Just as serious female journalists are now broadcasting in form-fitting dresses, let’s encourage the men sitting next to them to show what’s underneath all that constrictive fabric.
Thu., July 14, 2016
Ask Doctor K column for Thursday, July 14, 2016
Sun., June 26, 2016
A team of made up mostly of former Eastern Washington players won the Hoopfest women’s elite division championship 20-19 when Aubrey Ashenfelter sank a free throw to defeat team Every …
Wed., June 8, 2016
From our archives, 100 years ago Francis M. Thomson, the Washington State College chair of the mining and engineering department, delivered an eyebrow-raising (by today’s standards) commencement address at Spokane’s …
Fri., May 27, 2016
Ask almost any health-conscious woman who’s mustered under a giant pink ribbon, and she’ll tell you what an American woman’s chances are of getting breast cancer in her lifetime: 1 …
Sun., May 22, 2016
For Donald Trump to win the White House in November, he’ll need the votes of women like lifelong Republican Wendy Emery. Yet the 52-year-old from the suburbs of Columbus, Ohio, …
Tue., May 17, 2016
Buckling under conservative pressure, House Republicans pulled a legislative sleight of hand Tuesday and stripped a provision from the annual defense policy bill that would have required young women to …
Fri., May 13, 2016
The Vatican is tamping down any expectations that Pope Francis is about to let women serve as deacons in the Catholic Church.
Fri., May 13, 2016
Women would begin signing up with Selective Service in January 2018 under a measure approved by the Senate Armed Services Committee, another step toward a day when young Americans of …
Thu., May 12, 2016
In a proposal to the Unicode Consortium, which controls specifications for emojis, Google says it wants to create a new set “with a goal of highlighting the diversity of women’s …
Thu., May 5, 2016
Women’s golf: Gonzaga’s Bianca Pagdanganan finishes near-perfect first round with 5-under 67 to lead NCAA regional in Texas
Playing on her own suited Gonzaga freshman Bianca Pagdanganan to a tee Thursday in the first round of the NCAA women’s golf regional in Bryan, Texas.
Thu., April 28, 2016
Women would be required to register for the military draft under a House committee’s bill that comes just months after the Defense Department lifted all gender-based restrictions on front-line combat …
Tue., April 26, 2016
When measured as equal pay for the same work, the pay gap between genders shrinks significantly.
Mon., April 18, 2016
Should Andrew Jackson, America’s seventh president, be worried? Is it true that his days on the $20 bill may be numbered?
Tue., April 12, 2016
New York is poised to become the latest state to repeal its sales tax on tampons in response to a national and international push to abolish it.
Tue., April 12, 2016
BANGKOK – Thailand’s blunt-speaking prime minister had some advice Tuesday for his country’s young women: Don’t dress too revealingly, or you will be shunned like a piece of toffee without …
Fri., April 1, 2016
Each girl at Lewis and Clark High School was asked to name her chosen future vocation; only three replied “to be married.”
Sun., March 27, 2016
Once upon a time, I protested the Democratic trope that the GOP was waging war on women. … Sue me if you must, but I’ve changed my mind.
Wed., March 16, 2016
More Republican women view Trump more negatively than positively, according to Gallup. And in a hypothetical matchup with Hillary Clinton, a Washington Post/ABC News poll found this month that Trump …
Wed., March 9, 2016
NEW YORK – Margo Seibert and Natalie Brasington don’t think women should have to pay a “period tax,” and like a growing number of other women, they are publicly questioning …
Tue., March 8, 2016
The U.N. cultural agency says girls are the first to be excluded from education, with more than 63 million out of school in more than 200 countries across the world.