Motherhood

Demonstrators holding wooden shields are confronted by police during a protest against the Federal Fiscal Control Board, as part of the May Day celebration, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Wednesday, May 1, 2019. The U.S. Congress established the appointed Fiscal Control Board to oversee the debt restructuring in order to combat the Puerto Rican government-debt crisis. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)
May 01, 2019 - 5:11 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Higher salaries, better working conditions, maternity leave, minimum wage and an end to discrimination against temporary or foreign workers: These were among the concerns as hundreds of thousands of union members and labor activists rallied around the world to mark May Day. The...
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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., and her son Henry Gillibrand set the table for dinner in their home in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. Gillibrand isn’t just embracing her role as a mother on the campaign trail, she's running on it. She opens her stump speech declaring she will “fight for your children as hard as I would fight for my own.” (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
February 17, 2019 - 3:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Kirsten Gillibrand had a flurry of pots on the stove and steak, haddock, peas, steamed vegetables and rice on the menu. She had a cable news appearance coming up in a few hours, but for now, her 10-year-old son entertained the family goldendoodle, Maple, a few feet away. The New...
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Pope Francis delivers his speech as he celebrates a new year Mass in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
January 01, 2019 - 6:09 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis ushered in the New Year with an ode to motherhood Tuesday, reminding the faithful that a mother's example and embrace is the best antidote to today's disjointed world of solitude and misery. Francis celebrated Mass in St. Peter's Basilica to formally open 2019, a...
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French President Emmanuel Macron arrives for an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. EU leaders meet for a second day on Thursday to discuss migration, cybersecurity and more discussion on stalled Brexit talks. (AP Photo/Francois Walschaerts, Pool)
October 18, 2018 - 1:57 pm
PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron is facing criticism from mothers with big families both at home and abroad for comments he made about women and fertility in Africa. Hundreds of French and American women took offense at a September speech that Macron made at the Gates Foundation's...
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Claire Danes attends the premiere of IFC Film's "A Kid Like Jake" at the Landmark at 57 West on Monday, May 21, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)
May 22, 2018 - 11:36 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A radiant Claire Danes walked the red carpet for the New York premiere of her new film, "A Kid Like Jake." She was glowing for a good reason — she's pregnant. The actress is in her second trimester. It will be the second child for Danes and husband, Hugh Dancy. Appropriately, she...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, March 21, 2018 file photo, Serena Williams returns to Naomi Osaka, of Japan, during the Miami Open tennis tournament, in Key Biscayne, Fla. everal of Serena Williams' biggest rivals believe that the 23-time Grand Slam champion deserves more than just a guaranteed spot in the French Open draw. Williams, who is expected to play her first major since returning from maternity leave, should also receive a top seed that befits the No. 1 ranking she held when she left the tour, the players say. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
May 21, 2018 - 2:26 pm
PARIS (AP) — Serena Williams' return to Grand Slam tennis from maternity leave just got even tougher. French Open organizers announced on Monday they will not give Williams a seeding. "This year again, tournament officials will establish the list and ranking of the women's seeds based on the WTA...
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Krish Vignarajah, Democratic candidate for Maryland governor, poses for a photograph with her daughter Alana at her home in Gaithersburg, Md., on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. Vignarajah, a lawyer and former policy director for Michelle Obama, is one of seven Democrats and the only woman running in the Maryland gubernatorial primary. She said the 2016 presidential election was a “rude awakening of what happens when we become complacent.” (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
March 28, 2018 - 10:54 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Women running for governor in Wisconsin and Maryland breastfeed their infants in their campaign videos. Another in Georgia tells voters that "the folks who have held the office of governor don't look like me." The record number of women expected to run for office this year are...
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Police secure the perimeter of a home in Troy, N.Y., Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017, after four bodies were discovered in a basement apartment. Troy police say the deaths are being treated as suspicious. (Nicholas Buonanno/The Record via AP)
December 27, 2017 - 2:18 pm
TROY, N.Y. (AP) — Four people found slain inside a basement apartment the day after Christmas have been identified as two children, their mother and a second woman, authorities said Wednesday. The victims were a 36-year-old woman, her 5-year-old daughter, her 11-year-old son and a 22-year-old woman...
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Kyra Sedgwick participates in the "Ten Days In The Valley" panel during the Disney ABC Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour at the Beverly Hilton on Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)
August 06, 2017 - 9:25 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — TV producer Tassie Cameron had a recurring nightmare: While she was in her study working on a script, her sleeping children were taken from their beds. This nightmare inspired her to create ABC's "Ten Days in the Valley," a 10-part mystery starring Kyra Sedgwick as Jane...
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