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Trump Allegations Of Sexual Misconduct Spur Calls To Assault Hotlines

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Women demonstrate for accessible child care at the First Women's March down Fifth Avenue on Aug. 26, 1970. Freda Leinwand, Courtesy of Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University hide caption

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How Politics Killed Universal Child Care In The 1970s

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Florance Eloi works the omelet station at Hilton's Conrad Miami. By the time Eloi gave birth, a new company policy guaranteed her 10 weeks of fully paid parental leave. Jennifer Ludden/NPR hide caption

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From Cooks To Accountants: Hilton Extends Paid Parental Leave To All

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Tricia Olson takes a selfie of herself and her son Augustus, or Gus, who sits in his car seat. Olson took three weeks of unpaid leave from her job at a towing company in Rock Springs, Wyo., after giving birth. Courtesy of Tricia Olson hide caption

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On Your Mark, Give Birth, Go Back To Work

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First responders have found that standard doses of naloxone aren't always enough to counteract the powerful sedating effects of carfentanil. Ted Horowitz/Getty Images hide caption

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An Even Deadlier Opioid, Carfentanil, Is Hitting The Streets

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Georgetown University Takes Steps To Atone For Slave Ownership

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Worried About A Bleak Future, Climate Change Activists Hesitant To Have Kids

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A New Course At Arkansas Colleges: How To Not Get Pregnant

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Travis and Sadiye Rieder play with Sinem in their home. They've agreed that if they want more children, they'll adopt. Ariel Zambelich/NPR hide caption

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Should We Be Having Kids In The Age Of Climate Change?

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Remaining Charges Against Officers In Freddie Gray's Death Dropped

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Charges Against Remaining Officers Dropped In Freddie Gray Case

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Dallas Chief David Brown Led Efforts To Improve Policing

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Abortion-Rights Supporters, Opponents Plan Next Steps

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Officer's Acquittal Renews Calls For Baltimore Police Reform

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