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D.C. Area Boasts High Percentage of Female Execs

Nationwide, only about 27 percent of companies have at least one female executive. But there are some places where the glass ceiling has been shattered by more women moving into power positions, and D.C. is one of them.

11/13/2014

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Apple, Facebook Paying To Freeze Eggs Of Female Employees

Facebook began covering egg freezing for workers earlier this year, becoming the first major employer on record to do so, according to NBC News, which reports that Apple will add the perk in January.

10/15/2014

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Va. Woman Charged with Helping al-Qaida-Linked Group

Two women have been charged with funneling money to the al-Qaida-linked extremist group al-Shabab in Somalia.

07/23/2014

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Study: Hypersexuality In Women Linked To High Porn Use

According to a new study, women who have sex so frequently that it causes problems may be linked to high rates of masturbation and pornography use.

07/09/2014

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Study: Women Who Have Children Later Might Live Longer

Longevity and having children later in life might have something to do with one another.

06/27/2014

U.S. Army soldiers stand together as they salute during the memorial service that U.S. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama attended in honor of the thirteen victims of the shooting rampage allegedly by U.S. Army Major Nidal Malik Hasan on November 10, 2009 in Fort Hood, Texas. Hasan, an army psychiatrist, is accused of killed 13 people and wounded 30 in a shooting at the military base on November 5, 2009.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Military Women Gather in Va. For Symposium

The nation’s largest gathering of women in the military is focusing its weekend symposium on tacking the challenges women leaders face.

06/12/2014

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Research: Women With Diabetes More Likely To Develop Heart Disease

Forget what you think you know about heart disease. There’s new information that’s shaking things up a bit.

06/04/2014

President Barack Obama touted this week’s announcement that 7.1 million American signed up for coverage through his signature health care law, and he blasted critics for continued efforts to assault the Affordable Care Act, declaring: “The debate over repealing this law is over. The Affordable Care Act is here to stay.”   (credit: JIM LO SCALZO-Pool/Getty Images)

President Obama: Women Still Face Outdated Policies At Work

President Barack Obama says the economy hasn’t caught up to the new reality that women now make up about half of the workforce.

03/22/2014

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D.C. Ranks As #1 City For Feminists

D.C. is the best U.S. city for feminists, according to a new study.

03/06/2014

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Report: Few Army Women Want Combat Jobs

Preliminary results from a survey of the Army’s nearly 170,000 women show that only a small fraction of them would like to move into one of the newly opening combat jobs. Those who do want to make the move say they want a job that takes them right into the heart of battle.

02/25/2014

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