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The UN’s International Labor Organization surveyed 185 countries’ family leave laws and found that only Papua New Guinea and the United States do not guarantee paid leave for workers to care for a newborn or a sick family member. Photo...
Stanford University professor Maryam Mirzakhani won the Fields Medal in 2014. Photo courtesy of the International Mathematical Union Maryam Mirzakhani, a mathematics professor at Stanford University in California, is the first woman to receive the...
A fan places flowers in front of the home of actor and comedian Robin Williams in Tiburon, California, on Aug. 12. Photo by Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images The apparent suicide earlier this week of actor and comedian Robin Williams again...
American screen star Lauren Bacall, pictured here circa 1945, died Aug. 12, 2014. Photo via John Kobal Foundation/Getty Images Husky-voiced actress Lauren Bacall, who leapt to fame after starring in her first movie at age 19, died Tuesday at a New...
Salvadorian immigrant Stefany Marjorie, 8, watches as a U.S. Border Patrol agent records family information on July 24 in Mission, Texas. Photo by John Moore/Getty Images Today in the Morning Line: Border crisis is latest example of GOP watching...
Cathrine Sneed (left) and members of The Garden Project worked with anti-litter campaign San Francisco Giant Sweep to clean up streets of the city. Photo courtesy of The Garden Project At age 17 and pregnant, Cathrine Sneed ran away to California,...