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United States' goal keeper Briana Scurry (1) blocks a penalty shootout kick by China's Ying Liu during overtime of the Women's World Cup Final at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif., July 10, 1999. Scurry, 50, has a World Cup title, two Olympic gold medals and was the first Black woman to be inducted in the National Soccer Hall of Fame. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

Title IX: Scurry’s career, law forever linked at Smithsonian

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Briana Scurry’s U.S. national soccer team jersey is at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture in a permanent display that notes the contribution of Title IX to leveling the playing field.

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Demonstrators gather at the federal courthouse following the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, June 24, 2022, in Austin, Texas. Some opponents of the decision are feeling despair over the historic rollback of the 1973 case Roe V. Wade legalizing abortion. If a right so central to the overall fight for women’s equality can be revoked, they ask, what does it mean for the progress women have made in public life in the intervening 50 years? (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

A 'sucker punch': Some women fear setback to hard-won rights

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At 88, Gloria Steinem has long been the nation's most visible feminist and advocate for women's rights. But at 22, she was a frightened American in London getting an illegal abortion of a pregnancy so unwanted, she actually tried to throw herself down the stairs to end it.

Virginia State Sen. Jennifer Kiggans, R-Virginia Beach, welcomes a visitor to the gallery during the session at the Capitol, Friday March 11, 2022, in Richmond, Va. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)

GOP hopes to carry Virginia success into U.S. House races

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A GOP sweep of Virginia's 2021 statewide elections - and particularly Gov. Glenn Youngkin's win - appears to have energized the Republican field in two of the country's most competitive U.S. House races.

The Apple logo adorns the facade of a retail store. More than 100 employees of an Apple store in a suburb of Baltimore voted to unionize by a nearly 2-to-1 margin Saturday, June 18, 2022, joining a growing U.S. push across tech, retail and service industries to organize for greater workplace protections, a union said. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)

Apple workers vote to unionize at Maryland store

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Apple store employees in a Baltimore suburb voted to unionize by a nearly 2-to-1 margin Saturday, a union said, joining a growing push across U.S. retail, service and tech industries to organize for greater workplace protections.