Female, Democratic and younger. EMILY’s List charts path to long-term power

WASHINGTON — As the two parties battle for control of Congress in this year’s midterm elections, it follows that most of the political world would pay little attention to the election in New York’s 25th District.That’s because the Rochester-based seat left open by Rep. Louise Slaughter’s death earlier this month is a virtual lock to … Read more

23 years after her death, Selena still beloved and relevant

Subscribe to Breaking News emailsYou have successfully subscribed to the Breaking News email.Subscribe today to be the first to to know about breaking news and special reports.A New York Times writer called the books and commemorations of Selena an “industry.”Raul A. Reyes / CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — This coastal city in South Texas is ground … Read more

Women reflect on the female pioneers who changed the way we work

As a woman who has made a career out of doing what she loves, I’m compelled to pay my gratitude to the influential women I’ve known who don’t have Wikipedia pages dedicated to them. I think of my mother, Janis Zavala, one of the first women to run a music publishing department in a 1970’s … Read more