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Iris and Eli Fugate with their 6-month-old son Jack, at the family's home in San Diego. Thanks to California's paid family leave law, Iris was able to take six weeks off when Jack was born, and Eli took three weeks, with plans to take the remaining time over the next few months. Sandy Huffaker for NPR hide caption

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How California's 'Paid Family Leave' Law Buys Time For New Parents

The state's 2002 law offers six weeks' leave at a little over half-pay to eligible workers after the birth of a child. Ninety percent of businesses say the law's had a "neutral or positive" impact.

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A Man And An Amendment Are Re-Examined In 'The Birth Of A Nation' And '13th'

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Thomas Haden Church and Sarah Jessica Parker star as Robert and Frances, a couple in a crumbling marriage in HBO's Divorce. Craig Blankenhorn/HBO hide caption

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'Divorce' Finds The Comedy In Calling It Quits

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Norma Bauerschmidt with son, Tim, and daughter-in-law, Ramie Liddle, in Friday Harbor, Wash. Bauerschmidt embarked on a year-long road trip after receiving a cancer diagnosis last year. Ramie Liddle hide caption

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Driving Miss Norma: 91-Year-Old Who Hit The Road After Cancer Diagnosis Dies

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Iris and Eli Fugate with their 6-month-old son Jack, at the family's home in San Diego. Thanks to California's paid family leave law, Iris was able to take six weeks off when Jack was born, and Eli took three weeks, with plans to take the remaining time over the next few months. Sandy Huffaker for NPR hide caption

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How California's 'Paid Family Leave' Law Buys Time For New Parents

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Gilbert Lorcy outside his home in Les Cayes. He was able to put the roof — which blew off in the storm — on the low stone walls of the foundation. His family spends days at the house and sleeps in a shelter at night. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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Haiti's Storm Refugees Want To Know: What's The Plan?

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Bull River Yacht Club Dock Master Robert Logan leaves the dock after finishing up storm preparations as Hurricane Matthew makes its way up the East Coast, Friday, Oct. 7, in Savannah, Ga. Stephen B. Morton/AP hide caption

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Hurricane Matthew Rolls Into Savannah, Ga., Which Is Now Under Curfew

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