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President Obama signs two executive actions aimed at closing the gender pay gap, including an order to combat "pay secrecy," on April 8. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Law

'Pay Secrecy' Policies At Work: Often Illegal, And Misunderstood

President Obama has signed an order that reinforces part of a law that's existed for nearly 80 years: Employees can discuss compensation without fear of retaliation. Here's what you should know.

Rupa and the April Fishes' latest release, Live at the Independent, was recorded in concert at a San Francisco Walk Against Rape fundraiser. Denis Beaumont/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Music News

The Cross-Cultural Travels Of A Singing Doctor

When she's not touring the world with her band or playing impromptu sets on public transit, Rupa Marya is an internist at a San Francisco hospital.

The U.S. tax code, which dates back to the days of Ozzie and Harriet, works against dual-income spouses. In some cases, it's cheaper for one spouse to stay home. Sherry Yates/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Your Money

Outdated Tax Code Gives Some Working Spouses A Bad Deal

The U.S. tax code, which dates back to the days of Ozzie and Harriet, can work against dual-income spouses. In some cases, it's cheaper for one spouse to stay home.

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