Child care

FILE - In this Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, file photo, freshman Assemblywoman Buffy Wicks, a Democrat, and her daughter, Josephine, 2, look at the Assembly Gallery during the Legislative session in Sacramento, Calif. State legislatures across the country are convening this year with at least 17 new women in top leadership roles, after a record-setting election for female candidates. Wicks won her seat in November. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
January 26, 2019 - 2:38 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Following a record-setting election for women, state legislatures across the country are convening this year with at least 17 new women in top leadership roles. But those gains are offset by another reality: At least a dozen women who led their legislative chambers or...
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In this Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018 photo, from left, attorneys David Seligman, Nina DiSalvo and Alexander Hood of Denver's Towards Justice are shown outside the organization's office east of downtown Denver. A deal filed in federal court in Denver Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, will allow young people who have provided low-cost child care for American families to share in a $65.5-million class action settlement with the companies that brought the workers to the United States. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
January 09, 2019 - 6:49 pm
DENVER (AP) — Young people from around the world who provided low-cost child care for American families will share in a proposed $65.5 million settlement of a lawsuit brought by a dozen former au pairs against the companies that bring the workers to the United States. Nearly 100,000 au pairs,...
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In this photo taken Sept. 10, 2018, Steve Schalekamp, right, tosses aside his socks so that he can match his barefooted family of wife Tricia, left, and sons Alex, 6, second left, and Evan, 9, as they pose for a portrait at their home in Seattle. The family paid at least $500 in non-refundable waiting list fees for preschool for Evan, now a third grader, and never even got a call back from those places. The money-back-not-guaranteed caveat to an already grueling, emotional search for daycare services is now becoming routine in booming U.S. cities, where demand for high-quality preschools is high and supply is starkly limited. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
September 29, 2018 - 1:41 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Even before Tricia Schalekamp knew the baby growing inside her was a boy, she embarked on the search for child care with urgency and intensity. She visited two dozen centers in the Seattle area, created spreadsheets with notes and paid at least $500 in nonrefundable waiting list fees...
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Serena Williams of the United States fails to return the ball to France's Kristina Mladenovic during their women's singles match, on the fifth day of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Friday July 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
July 08, 2018 - 10:40 am
LONDON (AP) — When Serena Williams steps out on Centre Court to play Evgeniya Rodina in Wimbledon's fourth round on Monday, it will be a rare meeting of Mom vs. Mom. Such matchups could happen with greater frequency as parenthood becomes increasingly popular on the women's tennis tour. There were a...
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May 25, 2018 - 12:29 pm
EBENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Two western Pennsylvania residents are accused of abandoning their 2-year-old son at a day care center last week with an apparent cigarette burn on his chest. Thirty-year-old Chelsea Siska, of Johnstown, and 29-year-old Andrew Seese, of Ebensburg, are charged with aggravated...
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May 10, 2018 - 6:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York congressional candidate given permission Thursday to use campaign funds for child care expenses called the decision by federal officials "a game changer" for mothers as a record number of women run for office. The Federal Election Commission voted 4-0 to allow the...
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In this Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017 photo, Koichiro Iizuka, whose mother Yaeko Taguchi was abducted by North Korean agents in 1978 when he was a baby, speaks during the interview with the Associated Press in Tokyo. Iizuka has high hopes that President Donald Trump’s outreach will draw public attention to the issue. Trump is expected to meet with some relatives of the abductees Monday, Nov. 6, during his Tokyo visit. Japan says North Korea abducted at least 17 citizens in the 1970s and ‘80s to train its spies to pass as Japanese. North Korea allowed five to visit Japan in 2002, and they stayed instead of returning to North Korea. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
November 04, 2017 - 9:10 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Koichiro Iizuka only knows her as Yaeko-san, a pretty woman smiling in an old photo and in stories told by his relatives. A 16-month-old baby, he was at a childcare center in downtown Tokyo with his 3-year-old sister, waiting to be picked up by their mother. She never returned. Yaeko...
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White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump talks during a town hall meeting on Tax Reform at the Northampton Township Senior Center in Richboro, Pa., Monday, Oct. 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Rich Schultz)
October 23, 2017 - 9:48 pm
RICHBORO, Pa. (AP) — President Donald Trump's eldest daughter on Monday channeled her roles as a working mother, entrepreneur and senior adviser to the president to help sell the administration's tax plan, which she said is overdue to address the needs of the modern American family in an...
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September 16, 2017 - 12:41 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Heather Peele is just like any other mom rushing to pick up her child at day care after work. Except, it's 2:30 a.m., and her 6-year-old daughter has been sleeping for hours at a 24-hour child care center near the Las Vegas airport. Parents like Peele, a casino cocktail waitress,...
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Ivanka Trump, daughter of President Donald Trump who also serves as an adviser, is escorted by Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., as she arrives at the Capitol to meet with lawmakers about parental leave, in Washington, Tuesday, June 20, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
June 20, 2017 - 3:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to advance her family-focused agenda, Ivanka Trump made her first official sojourn to Capitol Hill Tuesday to talk tax policy with Republican lawmakers. The senior adviser and daughter of President Donald Trump attended a meeting led by GOP Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida that...
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