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When the Going Gets Wild: Womens' Adventures for 2015

By Jill Gleeson | May 1
Wild Women Expediitions offers spectacular global adventures - the only question is, which one will you go on?

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Mother's Day Gift Guide: Presents with Purpose

By Winnie McCroy | May 4
Forget about sending your mom a bunch of flowers or a box of candy. Instead, shop at Ten Thousand Villages and give her a one-of-a-kind gift that will not only touch her heart, but will help out someone else's mom, living on the other side of the world.

Alison Bechdel Among New Table Hosts at Pen Gala

By Hillel Italie | May 4
Neil Gaiman, Art Spiegelman and Alison Bechdel are among the writers who have agreed to be table hosts at next week's PEN American Center gala after six authors withdrew in protest of an award being given to the satirical French magazine Charlie Hebdo.

All-Female Smith College to Accept Transgender Applicants

May 4
Smith College, the largest of the all-female Seven Sisters schools, is changing its policy to accept transgender women.

Pentagon Accused of Withholding Sex Crimes Info

By Richard Lardner | May 4
The number of sex-related crimes occurring in U.S. military communities is far greater than the Defense Department has publicly reported, a U.S. senator said Monday.

Former Tech Executive Carly Fiorina Enters Presidential Race

By Steve Peoples | May 4
Former technology executive Carly Fiorina formally entered the 2016 presidential race on Monday, launching a Republican White House bid in a morning announcement that highlighted her role as a leading critic of Democratic contender Hillary Rodham Clinton.

Vergara's Ex-Fiancé's Plea to Save Embryos Stirs Debate

By Sandy Cohen | May 1
Sofia Vergara's ex- fiancé's demands that she give him two frozen embryos they created - referring to them as "our girls" - highlights the wider legal and ethical issues surrounding frozen embryos created by in-vitro fertilization.

When the Going Gets Wild: Womens' Adventures for 2015

By Jill Gleeson | May 1
Wild Women Expediitions offers spectacular global adventures - the only question is, which one will you go on?

Inquiry Says Canadian Military Culture is Hostile to Women, Gay Members

May 1
The Canadian Armed Forces perpetuates a sexualized military culture that is hostile to women and gay members, and harassment and assault are often tolerated by senior officers, according to a report released Thursday.

Sofia Vergara's Ex-Fiance Says He'll Fight to Save Embryos

Apr 30
Actress Sofia Vergara's former fiance says in an op-ed that he sued the "Modern Family" star to protect their frozen embryos because he longs to become a parent and doesn't want the "two lives" they created to "be destroyed or sit in a freezer."

Health Headlines: Breastfeeding Affects Mothers' Cancer Risk

Apr 30
New research finds another benefit of breastfeeding, and this one isn't for the baby, it's for the mom. Eboni Williams has the day's top health stories.

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