Malpractice-Cap Debate Spotlights Women

A cap on medical malpractice damages is a hot topic in Florida this summer. While Gov. Bush argues it will boost women’s access to affordable care, detractors say a $250,000 cap isn’t adequate for women who are homemakers or low-wage employees.

Women Play Larger Role in Business of Farming

Women form the backbone of the global agricultural economy, yet their contributions have been largely ignored abroad and at home. A new study says 81 percent of the women who live on U.S. farms and ranches are involved in day-to-day operations.