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Olivia Breen of Portsmouth jumps in the Womens Long Jump Final during Day Three of the Muller British Athletics Championships.

Women athletes continue to face scrutiny for their looks, from their hairstyles to the cut of their uniforms.

Candice Norwood


Biden has nominated or announced his intent to nominate a higher percentage of women to federal judgeships over the first six months of his presidency than any of his predecessors did during their terms.

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Business & Economy

Mental health support in preschool may help lower sky-high expulsion rates

Kids in child care are expelled at three times the rate of older kids. Mental health consultants could help lower the rate — and stabilize the industry.

Chabeli Carrazana

Will the Olympics ever truly welcome nonbinary athletes?

Many advocates say it’s the binary that holds athletes of all gender minorities back, but few have solutions as sports grapple with increasing diversity.

Kate Sosin

Room to grieve: Lawmakers seek paid leave for miscarriages and other family setbacks

 ‘If I had three days to privately go through the process, I would have been better off,’ Sen. Tammy Duckworth said. Now she’s doing something about it.

Jennifer Gerson

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