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Working women, already sacrificing and scrambling, face another threat. The budget proposals from the House of Representatives and the Senate threaten to slash SNAP, compounding cuts in effect since November 2013.

Will Congress Let Hunger Hold Women Down?

The White House Working women, already sacrificing and scrambling, face another threat. The budget proposals from the House of Representatives and the Senate threaten to slash SNAP, compounding cuts in effect since November 2013. As Women’s History Month fades into the rear view mirror, it’s important that we ensure that the stories and heroism of […]

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5 Pieces Of Career Wisdom From Women Who’ve Made It

Creating a successful career doesn’t happen overnight — take it from the women who’ve done it. Created by SheKnows Media and BlogHer, a new video features four women who are successful in their careers discussing some of the best work advice they’ve received. All of the women found that working hard and staying true to […]

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Best Tweets: What Women Said On Twitter This Week

The women of Twitter are having a rough week. Audrey Farnsworth was definitely struggling when she tweeted, “Every day I accidentally play a game called ‘what’s the stupidest sentence I can say to another human person today.’” We totally feel you. Allison Raskin was not in the mood, tweeting, “You know those people who are […]

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Forbes billionaire’s list: Only 5 New York women make the cut

95 New York-based billionaires are on Forbes’ annual list. amNewYork

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Photographer Documents Days In The Life Of Elderly Women Living Alone In NYC

“Even with all the rush and fast pace of New York City, many elderly women manage to keep up with their lives in their own rhythm and grace,” photographer Patricia Monteiro begins in a statement on her website. “‘Life Ever After’ documents a community of women that live alone after losing companions, relatives or friends. […]

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NYC’s fashionable women show us their sentimental faves

These garments have a history. New York News – NY Daily News

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How One Designer Is Using ‘Role Models Not Runway Models’ To Empower Women

While New York Fashion Week featured many famous faces during its opening night on Feb. 12, it was the lesser-known ones that may have made the biggest impact. Designer Carrie Hammer’s runway show “Role Models Not Runway Models” was a highlight of NYFW for the second year in a row. “Role Models Not Runway Models” […]

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Defying National Trends, Women Lead City’s Tech Team

Members of the city’s tech team at a recent panel event (photo via City Hall) NEW YORK – The challenges facing women in the technology industry continue to run rampant despite years of lawsuits, academic studies, and media scrutiny. The stories coming out of Silicon Valley, most recently highlighted in February’s issue of Newsweek magazine, are […]

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Bat Sheva Marcus Is The Jewish Orthodox Sex Guru Helping Women Find Sexual Pleasure

When a woman comes into her medical practice not knowing what an orgasm is, Dr. Bat Sheva Marcus can help her find a way to experience sexual pleasure. Marcus, a sexual dysfunction specialist at the Medical Center For Female Sexuality, counsels women who are struggling with their sex lives. Many of her patients belong to […]

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NYPD: 2 women, girl, 7, shot dead at Queens home; suspect found dead

A Queens man shot and killed his 7-year-old daughter, his longtime girlfriend and her mother at their home early Saturday before being found dead of a self-inflicted wound in his vehicle, police said. amNewYork

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SEE IT: South Korean women rate popular U.S. junk food

An entertaining video features seven South Korean women trying a variety of popular American snacks for the first time and then rating them. Food / Dining – NY Daily News

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VIDEO: The Women of ‘Broad City’ Take the Worst Subway Ride Ever

A new episode of "Broad City" sums up all the most disgusting experiences one can have on the subway. Home Page Top Stories on DNAINFO.com – Monday, January 19, 2015 | 4:09pm

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FDNY is urged to hire more women

City Council members and advocates told the Fire Department of New York on Wednesday that it must boost the number of female firefighters beyond the current 44 out of 10,500. ” The proportion of the department that is female — about 0.4 percent — is far lower than the national average of 3.4 percent, and […]

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Women brawl during YMCA Christmas party

The holiday spirit took a beating at a YMCA on the Lower East Side, where witnesses said a family Christmas party went from merry to scary and cops wound up… | Metro | New York Post

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Gov. Cuomo has announced an initiative to end the AIDS epidemic by 2020 in New York.

Cuomo’s Bid to End AIDS Must Connect Women to Daily Drug

Office of the Governor Gov. Cuomo has announced an initiative to end the AIDS epidemic by 2020 in New York. With Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s mid-year announcement of an ambitious plan to end the AIDS epidemic in New York State by 2020, there lies increasing promise in the arena of HIV prevention—the end of an […]

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