Women's March on Washington

In this Jan. 17, 2018, photo, Minnie Wood, center, makes signs with her daughters Buckley, right, and Zoey in preparation for a rally in Las Vegas. A year after more than 1 million people rallied at women's marches around the world with a message of female empowerment and protest of President Donald Trump, organizers will mark the anniversary with more than a hundred marches around the world and a rally in Las Vegas aiming to channel the activism to register voters and swing elections for progressives this year. (AP Photo/John Locher)
January 20, 2018 - 5:01 pm
The Latest on women's marches around the world (all times local): 4 p.m. New Jersey's new first lady says she was a victim of sexual violence while attending college. Tammy Murphy told her story Saturday while speaking at a women's march rally in Morristown. The wife of Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy...
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FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2017, file photo, a crowd fills Independence Avenue during the Women's March on Washington, in Washington. The astounding sea of women in bright pink "pussy hats" in Washington, across the nation and beyond, often described as the largest single-day protest in U.S. history, became the face of the resistance to Trump and his agenda. It inspired thousands of women to do something they'd never done before: explore a run for political office. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
January 19, 2018 - 1:42 am
The idea first came to Teresa Shook, a Hawaii retiree, in the hours after Donald Trump was elected. Perhaps, she suggested to a few friends on Facebook, women could march on Washington to show the depth of their resistance. Two days later, New York fashion designer Bob Bland joined the call for...
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This Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, photo taken in New York shows the word feminism listed in the dictionary. Merriam-Webster has revealed “feminism” as its word of the year for 2017 on Tuesday, Dec. 12. (AP Photo/Peter Morgan)
December 12, 2017 - 2:43 am
NEW YORK (AP) — This may or may not come as a surprise: Merriam-Webster's word of the year for 2017 is "feminism." Yes, it's been a big year or two or 100 for the word. In 2017, lookups for feminism increased 70 percent over 2016 on Merriam-Webster.com and spiked several times after key events,...
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In this photo taken Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017, Seattle mayoral candidates Jenny Durkan, left, and Cary Moon applaud the audience at the end of a televised debate in Seattle. After 91 years Seattle will elect its second female mayor next week. Voters will choose urban planner Moon or former U.S. attorney Durkan to lead this city dealing with the benefits and headaches of a booming economy for some more than others as e-commerce giant Amazon expands. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
November 01, 2017 - 3:51 am
SEATTLE (AP) — When political consultant Cathy Allen and others learned the top four vote-getters in Seattle's mayoral primary race were women, she paused to think. "When was the last time Seattle had a woman mayor?" she wondered. A few prominent women who ran unsuccessfully over the years sprang...
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FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2017 file photo, a crowd fills Independence Avenue during the Women's March on Washington, in Washington. The major protests in Washington that have greeted President Donald Trump’s first year in office are set to return in force, continuing an already expensive year for city officials who work to keep people safe during mass gatherings. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
April 20, 2017 - 9:57 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The major protests in Washington that have greeted President Donald Trump's first year in office are set to return in force, continuing an already expensive year for city officials who work to keep people safe during mass gatherings. With polls showing Trump facing unusually...
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Police block women during a rally at the U.S. Embassy to mark International Women's Day Wednesday, March 8, 2017 in Manila, Philippines. Women all over the world mark the women's day with rallies and protests to highlight the role of women in society. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
March 08, 2017 - 1:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on International Women's Day events (all times local): 1:10 p.m. Hundreds of Italian women, with some men, too, have set off in a march from Rome's Colosseum to demand more respect. Wearing pink wigs, scarves or headbands, they gathered Wednesday evening by the...
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