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In this Monday, Dec. 30, 2019 photo, Robin Carmody knits at the at the Deadwood Chamber of Commerce in Deadwood, S.D. Carmody generally uses 13 and 15 sized knitting needles, worsted yarn, and knits with two yarns together to craft her creations. (Robin Carmody/Black Hills Pioneer via AP)

South Dakota woman knits scarves for vets, blankets for kids

Jan. 13, 2020 1:01 AM EST

DEADWOOD, S.D. (AP) — Each and every wrap and stitch Robin Carmody put in to 24, 5-foot by 8-inch hand-knit scarves over the last eight months turned into a Christmas “purl” to be opened and enjoyed by veterans in Oregon. “Besides the fact that I joined my friend (Jean Allen) in...

Female members of the Zapatista militia, carrying bows and arrows, wait for coffee at sunrise during a gathering titled The Second International Meeting of Women Who Fight, organized by the women of the Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN) in Caracol Morelia, Altamirano municipality, Chiapas state, Mexico, Friday, Dec. 27, 2019. The Zapatistas have self-governed over a large swath of Mexico's southern-most state since the rebels rose up in arms to demand greater indigenous rights in January 1994. (AP Photo/Isabel Mateos)

Mexico's Zapatistas host "Women Who Fight" gathering

Dec. 30, 2019 5:21 PM EST

CARACOL MORELIA, Mexico (AP) — More than 3,000 women came together in an autonomous Zapatista enclave in the southern Mexico state of Chiapas over the weekend to unite against the patriarchy, violence and capitalism. The Zapatistas have self-governed over a large swath of Mexico’s southern-most...