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Once-a-Month Birth Control Pill? Experiment Works in Animals

WASHINGTON — Birth control pills work great if women remember to take them every day but missing doses can mean a surprise pregnancy. Now scientists have figured out how to pack a month’s supply into one capsule. “It has a lot of potential. Birth control is...
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First All-Female Spacewalking Team Makes History

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The world's first all-female spacewalking team made history high above Earth on Friday, replacing a broken part of the International Space Station's power grid. As NASA astronauts Chri...

California to Require Abortion Medication at Public Colleges

SACRAMENTO — California will become the first state in the nation to require public universities to offer abortion medication at campus health centers starting in 2023 under legislation signed Friday by Gov. Gavin Newsom. "I am thrilled that Governor Newsom...

Marjaree Mason Center Unveils Top 10 Women Honorees

Marjaree Mason Center has announced the honorees for its 36th Annual Top Ten Professional Women and Leading Business Awards. Ten women and one local business made the list unveiled by the center, Fresno County's only dedicated provider of domestic violence ...
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Should Deputies Provide Security for Men-Only Bohemian Club?

SAN FRANCISCO — An annual retreat in California put on by an elite club whose ranks included former Presidents Ronald Reagan and Richard Nixon and powerful business leaders is facing scrutiny for excluding women after female county supervisors questioned wheth...