Parenting

February 22, 2019 - 1:31 pm
A small but haunting scene in the Oscar-nominated film "Roma" puts a rare spotlight on stillbirths. Nearly half a century after the film's setting, stillbirths are still surprisingly common, poorly understood and an often avoided topic. But scientists are finding new clues to their causes. And with...
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In this undated photo provided by Edelman communications marketing firm, Alexis Ohanian, founder of the social media company Reddit, poses for a photo with his daughter Olympia. Ohanian wants other guys to be jealous of him. Not because he's a multimillionaire venture capitalist. Or because he's married to tennis pro Serena Williams. The Reddit co-founder wants men to covet the time he gets to spend with his 1-year-old daughter, Olympia. (Edelman via AP)
February 20, 2019 - 7:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Alexis Ohanian wants other guys to be jealous of him. Not because he's a multimillionaire venture capitalist. Or because he's married to tennis pro Serena Williams. The Reddit co-founder wants men to covet the time he gets to spend with his 1-year-old daughter, Olympia. The pair is...
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FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2018 file photo, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos speaks during a student town hall at National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. Democrats in Congress are accusing the Education Department of interfering with an investigation by the agency’s independent watchdog. Five lawmakers sent a letter to DeVos on Feb. 19, 2019, staying her deputy pressured the department’s inspector general on Jan. 3 to drop an internal investigation. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
February 19, 2019 - 3:24 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Democrats in Congress are accusing the Education Department of interfering with an investigation by the agency's independent watchdog. Five lawmakers sent a letter to Secretary Betsy DeVos on Tuesday saying her deputy pressured the department's inspector general on Jan. 3 to drop an...
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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., and her son Henry Gillibrand set the table for dinner in their home in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. Gillibrand isn’t just embracing her role as a mother on the campaign trail, she's running on it. She opens her stump speech declaring she will “fight for your children as hard as I would fight for my own.” (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
February 17, 2019 - 3:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Kirsten Gillibrand had a flurry of pots on the stove and steak, haddock, peas, steamed vegetables and rice on the menu. She had a cable news appearance coming up in a few hours, but for now, her 10-year-old son entertained the family goldendoodle, Maple, a few feet away. The New...
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February 02, 2019 - 8:38 am
LONDON (AP) — A British High Court judge has issued an appeal via Twitter to a woman who vanished with her toddler while embroiled in a family court case. Judge David Williams took the unusual step to appeal to Ellie Yarrow-Sanders, 26, who disappeared with 3-year-old Olly Sheridan in July. Yarrow-...
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In this Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018, photo, attorneys, from left, David Seligman, Nina DiSalvo and Alexander Hood of Denver's Towards Justice are shown outside the organization's office east of downtown Denver. In a deal filed Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, in federal court in Denver, the companies that brought workers from around the globe to provide low-cost child care for American families have offered $65.5-million to settle a class-action lawsuit with nearly 100,000 au pairs. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
January 10, 2019 - 7:04 pm
DENVER (AP) — A proposed $65.5 million settlement for low-paid child care workers from around the world would be divided up under a formula after a judge decides whether the agreement is fair, a conclusion that could take several months to reach. The deal, filed in Denver federal court Wednesday ,...
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In this Dec. 20, 2018, photo, Dr. Jeffrey Clemons, a pelvic reconstructive surgeon, poses for a photo in Tacoma, Wash., with a letter to state Attorney General Bob Ferguson that he helped draft and was signed by more than 60 Washington state surgeons. The letter argues that Ferguson's consumer-protection lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson and its Ethicon Inc. subsidiary over products used to treat pelvic floor disorders and incontinence in women might scare patients away from the best treatment options. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
January 10, 2019 - 11:41 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Doctors who specialize in female pelvic medicine say lawsuits by four states, including Washington and California, over products used to treat pelvic floor disorders and incontinence might scare patients away from the best treatment options — or maybe even push the products off the...
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Undated photo provided by ADF International on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019 shows the German Wunderlich family. The European Court of Human Rights on Thursday rejected the appeal of a German couple who have been fighting for years to home school their kids, saying the government was within its rights to temporarily remove their children. Home schooling is illegal in Germany and the Strasbourg, France-based court noted it had already upheld that law in previous decisions. (ADF International via AP)
January 10, 2019 - 9:32 am
BERLIN (AP) — The European Court of Human Rights on Thursday rejected the appeal of a German couple who have been fighting for years to home school their kids, saying the government was within its rights to temporarily remove their children. Home schooling is illegal in Germany and the Strasbourg,...
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Children test the gavel as they gather around House Speaker-elect Nancy Pelosi of California before she takes the oath at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
January 03, 2019 - 8:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — They "dabbed" on the House floor. One tiny voice from somewhere deep in Democratic ranks yelled, "Boring!" And when their parents swore to faithfully serve as members of the new 116th Congress, many of them raised their little hands, too. The children of the new House and Senate...
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January 03, 2019 - 5:35 pm
A company that owns two national for-profit college chains said Thursday that it will erase nearly $500 million in debt incurred by former students as part of a settlement with 48 states and the District of Columbia. The deal with Career Education Corporation will resolve allegations that it lied...
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