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October 18, 2019 - 10:13 am
By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The world's first female spacewalking team made history high above Earth on Friday, floating out of the International Space Station to fix a broken part of the power network. As NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir emerged...
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October 14, 2019 - 3:21 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - The Virginia Women's Monument, the first of its kind at any state capitol, was unveiled today on State Capitol Grounds. Several Girl Scouts helped unveil seven statues, which will number twelve when the monument is fully realized. The monument, ten years in the...
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September 06, 2019 - 2:37 pm
By NOMAAN MERCHANT and VERÓNICA G. CÁRDENAS Associated Press MATAMOROS, Mexico (AP) — Eight-and-a-half-months pregnant and experiencing contractions, an El Salvadoran woman who had crossed the Rio Grande and was apprehended by the Border Patrol was forced to go back to Mexico. Agents took her to...
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July 15, 2019 - 12:28 pm
By JONATHAN LEMIRE, CALVIN WOODWARD and JILL COLVIN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Injecting race into his criticism of liberal Democrats, President Donald Trump said four congresswomen of color should go back to the "broken and crime infested" countries they came from, ignoring the fact that...
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July 05, 2019 - 11:48 am
By ERRIN HAINES WHACK AP National Writer Democratic 2020 hopeful Elizabeth Warren says that if elected president she would sign executive orders aimed at addressing the wage and employment leadership gap for women of color, punishing companies and contractors with historically poor records on...
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November 07, 2018 - 11:24 am
By JUANA SUMMERS and GEOFF MULVIHILL, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A record number of women were elected to the House on Tuesday, nearly two years after women spilled out into the streets of Washington and in cities across the country in defiance of the inauguration of President Donald Trump...
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June 24, 2018 - 10:13 am
By AYA BATRAWY , Associated Press RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi women drove to work and ran errands on Sunday, relishing the freedom to move about without relying on men after the kingdom lifted the world's last remaining ban on women driving. It's a historic moment for women who have been at...
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June 04, 2018 - 1:54 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia has issued the first driving licenses to 10 women as it prepares to lift the world's only ban on women driving on June 24, but the surprise move comes as a number of women who'd campaigned for the right to drive are under arrest. The government issued...
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