Planned Parenthood changes fetal-tissue reimbursement policy
Health / Lifestyle / Politics

Planned Parenthood changes fetal-tissue reimbursement policy

NEW YORK (AP) — Responding to a furor over undercover videos, Planned Parenthood says it will maintain programs at some of its clinics that make fetal tissue available for research, but will cover the costs itself rather than accepting any reimbursement. Anti-abortion activists who recently released a series of covertly filmed videos have contended that … Continue reading

Navy SEALs ready to open doors to women
National

Navy SEALs ready to open doors to women

WASHINGTON (AP) — The commander of the Navy SEALs is recommending that the naval special warfare units be opened to women, but warns that women will have greater risks of injury and the service will be pressured to adjust or lower standards for the jobs. Rear Adm. Brian Losey says “there are no insurmountable obstacles” … Continue reading

Female directors make work gains
Celebrities / TV

Female directors make work gains

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Female directors are getting slightly more work in the expanding world of TV series and outlets, but the same can’t be said for their minority counterparts, according to a new Directors Guild of America study. Women directed 16 percent of the nearly 4,000 episodes that aired last season, a year-to-year increase … Continue reading

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Clinton likens GOP’s views on women to those of terrorists

  CLEVELAND (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton on Thursday drew parallels between terrorist organizations and the field of Republican candidates for president when it comes to their views on women, telling an Ohio audience her potential GOP rivals were pushing “out of date” policies. “Now extreme views about women? We expect that from some of … Continue reading