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Brigitte Bierlein, Austria’s first woman chancellor, dies at 74

BERLIN (AP) — Brigitte Bierlein, the former head of Austria's Constitutional Court who became the country's first female chancellor in an interim government in 2019, has died. She was 74. Her death on Monday was announced by Chancellor Karl Nehammer, who wrote that "for future generations, ...

Mexico elects Claudia Sheinbaum as its first female president

By MARÍA VERZA and MARK STEVENSON Associated Press MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's projected presidential winner Claudia Sheinbaum will become the first female president in the country's 200-year history. Sheinbaum, the favored successor of outgoing President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, ...