Parental Leave News
Iowa fire department welcomes six babies in seven months
There must be something in the water at one Iowa fire station. Six volunteer fire fighters at the Mediapolis Fire Department welcomed six children in the last seven months. "We didn't have a plan to do this," Captain Troy Garrison, who welcomed a daughter named Emma four months ago, with his wife
Starbucks CEO stands by pledge to hire refugees
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz stood by the company's pledge to hire refugees after being criticized for it at the coffee chain's annual meeting
Supreme Court nominee seeks distance from Trump administration, says attacks on federal judges 'disheartening'
Judge Neil Gorsuch sought to distance himself from the Trump administration and slam the president for his attacks against federal judges during his testimony before members of Congress on Tuesday, his second day of a Supreme Court confirmation hearing. Gorsuch said he was offended by language used
Key moments from SCOTUS nominee Neil Gorsuch's confirmation hearing
Judge Neil Gorsuch , President Trump's nominee to be the next U.S. Supreme Court justice, testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee today, answering questions about the president's travel ban, Roe v. Wade and other hot button issues. Here are some of the key takeaways from today's hearing.
First daughter Ivanka Trump gets West Wing office
First daughter Ivanka Trump is not getting an official government job, but she has a White House office and will get access to classified information
Anne Hathaway talks paid parental leave , says husband's love has 'changed' her
Anne Hathaway's position on women and gender equality doesn't stop her from needing her husband. "He changed my ability to be in the world comfortably," Hathaway said of husband Adam Shulman in an interview with Elle magazine. "I think the accepted narrative now is that we, as women, don't need
Anne Hathaway talks motherhood, advocates for paid parental leave
Anne Hathaway addressed United Nations on Wednesday -- International Women's Day -- to advocate for paid parental leave for all Americans. The actress -- who became a mother for the first time last March and is a goodwill ambassador the U.N. -- spoke about how her personal experiences as a parent
The Note: Priebus asks the FBI to refute Trump Russia reports
Trump’s first 100 days with ABC’s RICK KLEIN and SHUSHANNAH WALSHE Day No. 36 The big story: The Russia affair gets a new twist with the revelation that White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus asked a top FBI official to dispute reports that Trump campaign officials were in frequent contact with
Ivanka Trump courts power in the White House
The first daughter hosted Republican members of Congress at the White House to discuss a childcare tax proposal and paid maternity leave.
Ivanka Trump hosted lawmakers at White House last week
Ivanka Trump hosted Republican members of Congress at the White House last week to discuss some of her personal legislative priorities -- a childcare tax proposal and paid maternity leave, according to a White House official and a Senate GOP aide.