Why some California doctors are traveling out of state to perform abortions
California has a surplus of abortion doctors. Some are commuting to states where it’s difficult to find an abortion provider, like Texas, Arizona, and Florida. We hear from one doctor who lives in the Bay Area and travels to Arizona to provide abortions.
Rock star Shirley Manson on why Yoko Ono inspires her
Garbage lead singer Shirley Manson and other LA-based women artists will perform the work of Yoko Ono on Friday at Walt Disney Concert Hall. Ono’s career as a performance artist, singer, and peace activist spans more than 60 years. Manson says Ono taught her to smash any constructs put around her gender and age.
Postpartum depression and the real-life inspiration for the TV show ‘Workin’ Moms’
Canadian show “Workin’ Moms” gained attention in the U.S. after Netflix picked it up. Now in its third season, the show follows four women and their lives after giving birth. The comedy tackles the stresses of working motherhood, abortion, single parenting, and postpartum depression.
How women changed what you eat (and how you eat it)
Women developed the coffee filter, the donut, mass-produced champagne, and modern Mexican food. A new book looks at these historic accomplishments. It’s called “A Woman’s Place: The Inventors, Rumrunners, Lawbreakers, Scientists & Single Moms Who Changed the World with Food.”
How rich parents game the college admissions system -- legally
Students have filed a class-action lawsuit against the universities named in the college bribery scandal, which includes Stanford, USC and UCLA. Two parents named in the indictment quit the board of trustees of a prominent prep school in Newport Beach. These parents may have broken the law, but there are many perfectly legal ways parents can buy their children into elite universities.