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Science & Technology
June 23, 2020
White parents of Black children navigate a changing nation
Izzy Simons has been fired up about the prospect of driving on his own. The 15-year-old has craved the freedom a license ...
June 22, 2020
Because of the virus, dads mark Father's Day from a distance
Wake Sharp got to see his family on Father’s Day -- see them, not hug them, not kiss them, not even shake hands. Because of ...
June 04, 2020
Parents, educators, experts talk to kids on race amid unrest
As an African American parent, Cassandre Dunbar in Charlotte, North Carolina, always knew she and her husband would have “the ...
May 26, 2020
VIRUS DIARY: Finding a surprising source of support in an ex
Embarrassing to admit but oddly comforting: My ex-husband’s husband and I share a slight crush on our state epidemiologist.
May 19, 2020
VIRUS DIARY: Of pandemics, parenting and ... Michael Jordan
Back in the day, I watched Michael Jordan drop 63 on the Boston Celtics on a small black-and-white TV with dials. I was a ...
May 02, 2020
Meet Wilfred: UK leader's baby name announced
Prime Minister Boris Johnson and fiancee Carrie Symonds have named their baby boy Wilfred Lawrie Nicholas Johnson in honor ...
April 20, 2020
Belarus reopens schools as leader rejects 'coronapsychosis'
Schools reopened Monday in Belarus following an extended spring break, but authorities allowed parents to keep their children ...
April 15, 2020
Lives Lost: Young Brazilian mom loved dance, jokes and work
From the time she was a young teenager, Rafaela de Jesus Silva had numerous jobs: selling fruit and clothes in the streets, ...
March 25, 2020
Prentice Penny puts a fresh spin on wine films in 'Uncorked'
In an early scene in Prentice Penny’s debut feature, “Uncorked,” his main character Elijah is trying to help a customer who ...
March 15, 2020
Americans brace for new life of no school and growing dread
Millions of Americans braced for the week ahead with no school for their children for many days to come, no clue how to ...
March 12, 2020
Talking to kids about virus? Experts say be calm and honest
It was a routine game of schoolyard tag — except the children had dubbed this version “coronavirus.” The kids ran around and ...
March 03, 2020
Japanese mothers struggle to cope after virus shuts schools
Keiko Kobayashi brought her 7-year-old son to her Tokyo office on Monday after his school, like most others in Japan, ...
February 20, 2020
Polish mayor tries to make amends for other town's misstep
A Polish mayor is trying to make amends with a French community that broke formal ties with another Polish town because the ...
February 05, 2020
Finland plans to give dads equal parental leave as mothers
Finland's female-dominated government unveiled a plan Wednesday to give both parents the same amount of fully paid parental ...
February 03, 2020
Skier Mikaela Shiffrin announces death of her father at 65
Two-time Olympic champion skier Mikaela Shiffrin says her father, Jeff, has died. He was 65. “My family is heartbroken beyond ...
January 24, 2020
Book reveals 2 fathers linked by grief to 2015 Paris attacks
Lola Salines happily accepted the last-minute concert ticket from a friend the night of Nov. 13, 2015. At 28, the Parisian ...
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