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    POINT CLEAR, Ala. (AP) — Lara Tennant captured the U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur for the third straight time Thursday with a 2-and-1 victory over seven-time USGA champion Ellen Port in the rain-delayed championship match at The Lakewood Club. Tennant, a 54-year-old from Portland, Oregon, pulled ahead on the back nine of the Dogwood course when Port missed the green on...
    As gun registrations climbed to an all-time high in 2020, a report shows women account for nearly half of those purchases — far above the 10-20% of gun owners they usually represent. A report containing the preliminary results from the 2021 National Firearms Survey obtained by the Wall Street Journal indicates that for the first time, women are purchasing...
    DUBLIN (CBS SF/AP) — TV actor Allison Mack, who played a key role in the cultlike group NXIVM, has become the latest Hollywood star to be incarcerated at Dublin’s Federal Correctional Institution. Mack became inmate no. 90838-053 when she entered the facility on Monday. Over the last year, the prison nestled in the East Bay also was where TV stars...
    According to the National Shooting Sports Foundation, the number of federal background checks for gun purchases reached an all-time high of 21 million in 2020. Retailer surveys from that year indicated that 40 percent of gun sales went to those purchasing their first firearm, totalling 8.4 million people. Another survey released last week found that more than 3.2 million...
    NEW YORK (AP) — TV actor Allison Mack, who played a key role in the cultlike group NXIVM, has surrendered to a California prison to serve her sentence in a New York case against the group’s spiritual leader. Mack, best known for her role as a young Superman’s close friend on “Smallville,” was sentenced to three years behind bars in...
    This content is sponsored by MedStar Washington Hospital Center. Ovarian cancer impacts thousands of women in the United States every year. While ovarian cancer symptoms can be hard to spot, it’s important for women to seek care and speak up if they think something is wrong. Ovarian cancer ranks fifth in cancer deaths among women, accounting for more deaths than...
    (CBS4) – The Colorado Geographic Naming Advisory Board voted unanimously on Thursday to get rid of the offensive name of a mountain in Clear Creek County and instead honor a Cheyenne woman named Mestaa’ėhehe. The mountain that’s currently called Squaw Mountain looms tall in Colorado’s foothills. The Northern Cheyenne Tribe asked to rename it. Several proponents of changing the name...
    Whistleblower Dawn Wooten and advocates call for the closure of Irwin County Detention Center in Georgia last year. An extensive new report sheds further light on the abuses against immigrants detained at the Irwin County Detention Center (ICDC) in Georgia, including first-hand accounts from women abused by a notorious gynecologist who is under federal investigation. The report, authored by a number of leading...
    A doctor has called for more studies into whether or not COVID-19 vaccines cause period changes after thousands of women have reported irregular menstrual cycles following the shots. Dr Victoria Male, a lecturer in reproductive immunology at Imperial College London, said last year's clinical trials should have looked for abnormal menstruation.   At least 6,000 women in the U.S. report that...
    NEW YORK (AP) — TV actor Allison Mack, who played a key role in the cultlike group NXIVM, has surrendered to a California prison to serve her sentence in a New York case against the group’s spiritual leader. Mack, best known for her role as a young Superman’s close friend on “Smallville,” was sentenced to three years behind bars in...
    What did star player Alex Morgan have to say? U.S. women's forward Alex Morgan said her fellow players were cautiously optimistic, ESPN reported. "We still need to chat about the statement given by U.S. Soccer. But any commitment to equal pay publicly is good," Morgan said Wednesday, the outlet noted. "However, we need to look line by...
    TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania’s parliament was to vote late Thursday to approve the new, female-dominated cabinet of Prime Minister Edi Rama, with 12 of the 17 jobs going to women, making Albania a global leader in terms of the percentage of women in government positions. Rama, who secured a record third consecutive term in April, has pledged to...
    New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu (R) spoke out Wednesday against a vote by the Executive Council to end family planning contracts for facilities that provide abortion, calling the decision “incredibly disappointing.” Sununu said in a statement: I brought these contracts forward because I support them, just as I have every year as governor, because they protect women’s health and it...
    Nearly half of all new U.S. buyers since the start of 2019 were women, according to new data, a tremendous shift in the historically male-dominated market. Preliminary results from the 2021 National Firearms Survey obtained by The Wall Street Journal found that an estimated 3.5 million women in the U.S. became gun owners between Jan. 2019 to April 2021. In that same period, 4...
    (CNN)The US Soccer Federation offered the women's and men's national teams identical contracts, a proposal that the United States Women's National Team Players Association (USWNTPA) called "PR stunts." The sport's national governing body made the offer to both teams in an attempt to resolve an ongoing dispute with the US Women's national soccer team over equal pay. "USSF's PR stunts...
    Pfizer CEO urges FDA to approve booster dose; Florida makes death data public after secrecy: COVID-19 updates CDC hindered pandemic response, Gottlieb says Welcome to E!'s Tales From the Top, our series on women who are leaders in their fields and masters of their craft. Spanning industries and experiences, these powerhouse women answer all the questions you've ever had...
    After winning their first NBA championship in 50 years, the Milwaukee Bucks are still making history, announcing Lisa Byington as their full-time TV play-by-play voice for the upcoming season. Byington, who will be the Bucks’ lead voice on Bally Sports Wisconsin, becomes the first woman to work as a full-time play-by-play announcer of a professional sports men’s team. “I...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Money Magazine has named Chanhassen the best place to live in the United States. According to the magazine, U.S. cities were ranked by taking into consideration affordability, economic growth and quality of life. READ MORE: Minnesota Weather: Severe Storms Could Bring Hail, Damaging Winds Overnight A city with a population of 26,771, Chanhassen is now one of...
    Periods which are disrupted by Covid vaccines usually return to normal after one irregular cycle, experts insisted today. Nearly 35,000 women in Britain have complained of suffering heavier periods — or ones that come earlier or later than usual — after being jabbed.  Officials are yet to accept any link between the jabs and an irregular cycle, despite calls from...
    Why Simone Biles’, other Team USA gymnasts testimony is important for women around the world. On Wednesday several USA gymnasts went in front of the United States Congress to give their accounts surrounding the sexual abuse they and hundreds of women suffered at the hands of Larry Nassar, the Team USA doctor. They took the time to lambaste the FBI who...
    A 28-year-old Somali asylum seeker has been arrested in Vienna in connection to the murder of two women, the mother of his child and an interpreter who worked for the pro-migrant Catholic charity Caritas. The 28-year-old was arrested this week in the Vienna area of Favoriten where he is suspected of having murdered the mother of his four-year-old daughter and...
    ROGERS PARK — A Rogers Park shelter for women and children will soon undergo a much-needed rehab after operating the last 30 years out of an auto garage. New Life Interim Housing in Rogers Park held a ceremonial groundbreaking Wednesday at its North Paulina shelter, where it houses women and children in a one-room auto shop built in the...
    An NRA instructor described as "the Left’s worst nightmare" helped train thousands of minority women from Detroit on how to safely protect themselves with guns "to ensure they’re never victims." "The left thinks the Second Amendment wasn’t made for people who look like us. They said the same thing during the Jim Crow era too," NRA instructor Rick Ector, who...
    (CNN)Olympic gymnasts Simone Biles, McKayla Maroney and Aly Raisman and former college champion Maggie Nichols on Wednesday offered devastating testimony, sometimes through their tears, to the Senate Judiciary Committee about how USA Gymnastics, their sport's governing body, and the FBI, America's principal federal law enforcement agency, mishandled investigations into convicted sexual abuser Larry Nassar. The former USA Gymnastics team doctor...
    (CNN)Members of Afghanistan's women's football team have arrived in neighboring Pakistan, the information minister in Islamabad said on Tuesday.Former Afghanistan women's team captain Khalida Popal says she helped with the evacuation process, tweeting: "I am happy to announce that once with the great support I managed to get more than 79 youth female footballers & family members out of Afg.""This...
    A WOMAN has revealed the “toxic” list her “controlling” ex boyfriend gave to her before she left home for university.  The woman shared a screenshot of the message he sent her on TikTok, which included ordering her to never drink and to run every outfit past him.  3A TikTok user shared a list of 11 rules her ex boyfriend gave...
    A RISE in stillbirths have been blamed on a lack of face-to-face appointments in the first Covid wave. It comes after a coroner ruled at least five adults deaths were linked to remote GP consultations. 245 babies were stillborn after the onset of labour between April and June 2020Credit: Getty - Contributor A probe into 37 stillborn cases by the...
    Nearly 35,000 British women have now come forward to say their periods were disrupted after getting a Covid vaccine, it was revealed today. The issues — which include an irregular menstrual cycle and painful periods — were reported in the UK up to September 2. Most affected women found their menstruation returned to normal after one cycle. Issues were linked...
    Doctors are warning about the dangers  of a trend sweeping TikTok - where women remove their own contraceptive coils. Coils - also known as copper coils or IUDs - are contraceptive devices that are up to 99 percent effective at preventing pregnancy when inserted properly.  They should be inserted and removed by a medical professional, but women from around the...
    OVER 30,000 British women have reported having disruption to their periods following their Covid jabs. While the changes have naturally sparked worry, medical experts have been quick to reassure women these should be "short-lived". 2British women have reported experiencing disruption to their periods after having a jabCredit: Getty - Contributor Dr Victoria Male, a reproductive specialist at Imperial College London,...
    LARRY Nassar abuse victims appeared in front a Senate Judiciary hearing on Wednesday on the FBI's botched handling of their cases. Four elite American gymnasts claim the FBI mishandled their cases against Nassar, a former USA Gymnastics doctor. 1US Olympic gymnasts Aly Raisman, Simone Biles, McKayla Maroney and Maggie Nichols leave after testifying during a Senate Judiciary hearingCredit: CNP /...
    Portland, Oregon, abandoned plans this week to ban city business with Texas over the Lone Star State's controversial new abortion law amid worries it would hurt the Texans most affected by it.  The City Council voted 4-1 on Wednesday to instead set aside $200,000 for organizations that provide reproductive care. The sole "no" vote was by Commissioner Mingus Mapps, who...
    A report from a pro-abortion rights news outlet said Wednesday half of the abortionists at Whole Woman’s Health clinic in Fort Worth have left their jobs since Texas’s Heartbeat Act went into effect September 1. “On August 31, there were 17 abortion providers serving at the four locations of the Whole Woman’s Health clinics in Texas,” reported 19th News. “On...
    SANTA ANA, Calif. (KABC) -- The Santa Ana High School Women's Speech and Debate Team had a lot to celebrate over the last year.Their success was possible through hard work, heartache, resilience and advocacy.Over the summer, they became the first all-Latina squad to win nationals and saw two of their own make it to the final round for the first...
    (CNN)Clinical trials for coronavirus vaccines should include examination of any possible effects on women's menstrual cycles -- if only because so many women are worried about possible problems, a British expert argued Wednesday.But there's also evidence the immune response prompted by both vaccines and viral infections can temporarily affect menstrual cycles, so studying these effects is important, Dr. Victoria Male,...
    DENVER (CBS4)– Women are taking over the job sites at Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver this week. The crews are hard at work building more affordable housing. The work is being done by female construction leaders, workers and volunteers. Nearly 200 women are working on four homes in North Denver. Those homes are being built for four single mothers....
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said the House will vote on a bill entitled the Women’s Health Protection Act of 2021. If made law, it would protect the right to perform or undergo an abortion, a procedure that kills hundreds of thousands of female babies every year. The move comes in response to the state of Texas passing a law that protects...
    Submit your letter to the editor via this form. Read more Letters to the Editor. Population, not housing, is California’s problem On Aug. 27, The Mercury News  published an article about our Legislature passing SB 9 (“Lawmakers pave way for more housing,” Page A4), the bill allowing developers to convert single-family homes to multi-family dwellings. SB 9 supposedly mitigates our...
    President Biden has a "huge responsibility" to the women of Afghanistan who have had their freedoms reined in under Taliban rule following the U.S. withdrawal, Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai said.  "I would definitely ask him to stand up and support the rights of women in Afghanistan and stand up for girls education. We cannot lose the gains that we have...
    Daddy Yankee Says He Took the Bullets for Reggaetón: I Wanted to Take My Culture to the Top Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B stock rises Wednesday, still underperforms market For several hours, McKayla Maroney sat on her bedroom floor and explained to FBI agents, in graphic detail, the many times she’d been sexually abused by Larry Nassar. US gymnasts...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Early detection for breast cancer makes all the difference. Unfortunately, many women delayed those routine tests during the pandemic. “Finding breast cancer early just changes the course of survival,” said Dr. Schultz. READ MORE: Maryland Public Service Commission To Hold Second Hearing On BGEs Request To Rebuild 20-Mile Transmission Dr. Michael Shultz is the Director of Breast...
    Alex Morgan says the U.S. women's national team needs to make sure players aren't losing any of their existing compensation under the identical contract proposals the U.S. Soccer Federation has made to both the men's and women's teams. But the team is hopeful for a new collective bargaining agreement that will address players' concerns about equitable pay, she said. CLICK...
    SHAMED ex-Tory MP Charlie Elphicke has been released from prison, The Sun can reveal. The sex predator, 50, was freed from Leyhill open prison on Tuesday. 4Charlie Elphicke has been released from prison after serving just half of his sentenceCredit: PA 4The former Tory MP had previously been found guilty of groping the breasts of two younger womenCredit: PA Elphicke...
    COPS are hunting a serial sex attacker who lurks near a Tube station in London to prey on lone women. Detectives are urgently calling for anyone with information to come forward after three assaults near Dollis Hill in the north-west of the capital. 2Detectives are hunting a sex attacker who waits near a London Tube station for his victimsCredit: Rex...
    Police are seeking the public’s help locating two women and a man they say were involved in a brawl in Northampton County. Warrants were issued Wednesday for the arrests of Marlee J. Turko, 26, Kayla M. Waldron, 20, and Cody R. Hineline, 24, who have each been charged with simple assault, harassment and disorderly conduct, police said. The fight broke...
    The U.S. Soccer Federation offered equal pay to the men's and women's teams after female players spent years publicly criticizing the organization and filing lawsuits alleging gender-based pay discrimination. USSF announced on Tuesday it “offered identical contract proposals to each Players Association, with the goal of aligning the men’s and women’s senior national teams under a single collective bargaining...
    A preliminary runoff election in the northeastern U.S. city of Boston has narrowed the field of mayoral candidates to two women of color, ensuring the city's next elected mayor will be someone other than a white man for the first time in about 200 years.  Two city councilors, Michelle Wu, who is of Taiwanese descent, and Annissa Essaibi George, a...
    The shocking disappearance of 22-year-old Gabby Petito during a cross country road trip with her fiancé, who was named as a person of interest Wednesday and so far has refused to cooperate with investigators, strikes an eerie resemblance to the early stages of other missing women cases over the years whose significant others were eventually implicated or ultimately charged with...