In Senegal, young women challenge boundaries through coding


Youma Fall and a new community of young women in Senegal are pushing cultural and gender boundaries, using coding and entrepreneurial skills to enter a booming mobile technology movement traditionally led by men.

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Book outlines rules of Feminist Fight Club

When Jess Bennett was a struggling woman frustrated by the microaggressions, insults and sexist slights plaguing her own office, she and her lady colleagues formed their own answer to the “old boys network.”


MLB goes to bat for new show ‘Pitch’

As a self-described baseball geek, writer-producer Dan Fogelman was eager to take on “Pitch,” Fox’s new drama about the first woman to become a major league player.

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Surprise visitors swoop in from the north

The sun had just crested the wooded horizon when the first bird arrived at my feeder.

Toward a healthier state of mind

Years ago, I went to a party at my friend Hoag’s house in Boulder, Colorado.

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DEAR ABBY

Mom suspects military wife is retreating from her husband

DEAR ABBY: My daughter and son-in-law are both in the military.

Woman in modest housing discourages dropping by

DEAR ABBY: I lost my longtime job but have remained in contact with a few former co-workers, meeting for an occasional lunch or dinner.

Sister marrying loser needs all the support she can get

DEAR ABBY: My sister, “Dawn,” recently got engaged to a man I detest.

Profession of love comes too soon for divorcee now dating

DEAR ABBY: I’m a recent divorcee who has started dating again.

Husband’s new acting career gets bad reviews from family

DEAR ABBY: I have been happily married for 20 years to an amazing man, “Boyd.”

Husband feels overworked at his job and in his bed

DEAR ABBY: I am 23, married for four years and have three children.

Grandparents don’t approve of kids’ creative clothing

DEAR ABBY: While our 6-year-old enjoys the positive attention he receives from his often unusual and imaginative clothing choices, his grandparents feel we are being “disrespectful to others” by allowing him and our other children to...

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Your stars - Sept. 26

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Get together with people from your past ...