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Agency toughens protections for pregnant workers

Pregnant women have new protections against on‑the‑job discrimination. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has updated 30-year‑old guidelines to make clear that any form of workplace...

Grace blends with danger in obscure art in Haiti

JACMEL, Haiti (AP) — Two men pivot and slide in a forest clearing, their bodies weaving before a handful of spectators in what could be...

Learning a language while sleeping just might be possible

The idea that dozing off with a textbook under one's pillow enables "learning by osmosis" may be nothing more than a running joke among chemistry...

Matt Lauer defends interview with GM's Mary Barra

Matt Lauer has responded to criticism for asking General Motors CEO Mary Barra if she can be both a good parent and a good executive...

Michelle Obama Makes It Personal at WH Summit

First lady Michelle Obama talked about her personal experience as a working mother of two, to push for family‑friendly work policies across the country during...

Put your personality to the test with new online tool

A new analytical tool can measure how others perceive your personality using nothing more than Facebook posts and compare the results with those of a‑list...

Myanmar government releases draft bill to restrict religious conversion

Myanmar's government has proposed legislation that will require those wishing to change religion to register and obtain approval from the government. Under the draft religious...

Number nerds, bookworms converge at Spelling Bee

HERNDON, Va. (AP) — Ask Jae Canetti to recite pi, and the numbers come out like a blur. Just when it sounds as if he's...