(BROOKLYN, N.Y.) -- After years of allegations and legal battles, a swift decision was made in a Brooklyn courtroom Monday to convict singer R. Kelly on eight counts of sex trafficking and one count of racketeering charges. Lisa Van Allen, who testified against the R&B... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A mom who is in the final stage in her fight against ovarian cancer is sharing the details of her "gritty story" to help educate and inform women. Dr. Nadia Chaudhri, a 44-year-old neuroscientist and professor from Montreal, Canada, has been battling... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A decorated group of more than 500 current and former American women Olympians and professional and collegiate athletes is warning the U.S. Supreme Court in a new legal filing that eroding access to abortion care in America will be "devastating" to women's athletics at all... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- Despite the persistent pleas by public health officials to get vaccinated as coronavirus infections continue to surge, a staggeringly low number of pregnant people have been vaccinated against the virus nationwide. Just 25% of pregnant people in the United States between the ages... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Natalie Tapio has been living with a chronic seizure disorder, but with her service dog Dexter by her side, managing her condition has become a little easier. He will alert her when she’s about to seize. Tapio started experiencing catatonic seizures, a form of... Read More.
(JACKSON, Miss.) -- Mississippi health officials are urging expectant mothers to get vaccinated after a "significant" number of COVID-19 fatalities in pregnant women during the state's delta surge. The state health department is investigating eight reports of pregnant women who died from COVID-19 in the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- When plus-sized supermodel Tess Holliday opened up this spring about her struggle with anorexia, she also spoke about the backlash she received, saying, "I understand that people look at me and I don’t fit what we have seen presented as the... Read More.
Impeachment: American Crime Story debuts tonight on FX. The series turns its lens toward the affairs and scandals of former president Bill Clinton, as told through the eyes of the women, including Monica Lewinsky, Linda Tripp and Paula Jones. Annaleigh Ashford, who plays Jones, tells ABC Audio that the series will... Read More.
Colman Domingo knows the power of having a Black woman at the helm. The actor, who starred in Janicza Bravo's Zola and Nia DaCosta's Candyman, says there's something special about having a Black woman behind the lens. "As we know in our experiences in this entertainment industry...it's hard to... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- From popular sayings like mommy juice, wine down, rose all day and happy hour to T-shirts that read "Mama needs wine," the marketing of alcohol towards women in America is omnipresent. And while women have historically consumed less alcohol than men, that... Read More.
(ST. LOUIS) -- A Missouri mom whose newborn son passed away after she gave birth to him while battling COVID-19 is speaking out in order to urge pregnant women to get vaccinated. Vanessa Alfermann, a registered nurse from Franklin County, says she was 22 weeks... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The Taliban, an extremist militant group, has taken over Afghanistan's capital as U.S. troops have withdrawn from much of the country. The group has said it will rule the country based on Shariah, or Islamic law, and many Afghan nationals have said... Read More.