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  • Eileen K. Doolittle, artist

    Eileen K. Doolittle, artist
    Eileen Kavanagh Doolittle, an artist who designed children's books, died of cancer June 10 at the Mystic, Conn., Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. The former Baltimore resident was 79. Born Eileen Kavanagh in Baltimore and raised on Belgian Avenue,...
  • Texas abortion clinics lose bid to remain open past July 1

    More than half of Texas' remaining abortion clinics must close while women's rights advocates keep fighting to overturn strict regulations that could leave the second-largest U.S. state with just eight facilities. A federal appeals court in New Orleans...
  • My god vs. your god on drought and abortion

    To the editor: Assemblywoman Shannon Grove (R-Bakersfield) evidently feels that her deity (“God”) either rewards or punishes us all depending on whether our behavior comports with biblical dictates. Recently she even suggested that God had...
  • Iran defeats US in home volleyball match

    Iran has defeated the United States 3-0 at a home volleyball match attended by 12,000 people and broadcast live on state TV, as a ban on female spectators remained in place despite an official saying recently that it might be eased. Iran won the first...
  • 12 women who would be great choices for new $10 bill

    12 women who would be great choices for new $10 bill
    The face of the $10 bill is changing in 2020. It will be the first bill in more than a century to feature a woman.  But who? With so many prominent American women in the history of this great country, whose likeness deserves to replace (or possibly...
  • Why is discrimination OK when women do it?

    Why is discrimination OK when women do it?
    Can someone tell me how it is OK for investor Kelly Keenan Trumpbour to only back firms run by women? Isn't that discriminatory ("Baltimore investor only backs women-run companies," June 15)? If someone said they would only back male-run firms, or...
  • Which woman should appear on $10 bill? Lew will weigh ideas

    Harriet Tubman? Eleanor Roosevelt? Rosa Parks? Speculation is rising over which American woman will be chosen to grace the $10 bill, which has featured Alexander Hamilton since 1929. The answer will come sometime after summer, after Treasury Secretary...
  • After daughter's mob killing, Afghan family lives in fear

    The family of an Afghan woman killed by a frenzied mob in an attack that shocked the world with its brutality is living in isolation and fear as they wait for justice they believe will never come. Since Farkhunda Malikzada was killed on March 19, life...
  • Woman's face will be added to $10 bill in 2020, Treasury says

    Woman's face will be added to $10 bill in 2020, Treasury says
    The $10 bill is headed for a feminine face lift. One lucky lady — yet to be chosen — will become the first woman in more than a century to join an esteemed coterie of dead presidents and statesmen featured on American paper currency,...
  • Treasury opts to put a woman on the $10 bill

    Treasury opts to put a woman on the $10 bill
    Move over Alexander Hamilton, a woman will soon grace the $10 note. The challenge will be figuring out just who fits the bill. And there's a caveat: She must be dead. The Treasury Department said this week that it plans to redesign the note, which now...
  • Tubman, Perkins or Roosevelt? Woman on $10 bill campaign begins

    WASHINGTON An abolitionist. The longest-serving first lady. The Labor secretary through the Great Depression. The founder of the Girl Scouts. These are some of the candidates to be the first woman on U.S. currency notes in more than a century. Treasury...