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Prisoners create princess wigs for cancer patients

Prisoners help young cancer patients, one princess wig at a time

With the help of a group of inmates at Hiland Mountain Correctional Center, Holly Christensen's Magic Yarn Project is working to make Disney princess wigs for young cancer patients across the county.

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Newborn found in Nativity scene at New York church

A baby with an umbilical cord still attached was discovered this week in a Nativity scene at a New York church, according to church staff.

Jose Moran, a custodian at Holy Child Jesus Church in Richmond Hill in Queens, found a baby boy wrapped in towe...

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'Friendsgiving' -- America's new Thanksgiving trend

America has a new Thanksgiving trend: "Friendsgiving."

Millennials love turkey, stuffing and pie so much that they're often doing the whole meal multiple times -- once with mom and dad and a second (or even third) time with friends.

"It's essentially l...

Facebook's Zuckerberg and wife attend state dinner  in September 2015

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Mark Zuckerberg to take two months paternity leave

Mark Zuckerberg is taking two full months of paternity leave when his baby daughter is born, the Facebook CEO announced Friday.


Spotify gives new moms, dads 6 months paid leave

Spotify just upped its parental leave policy, and it's one of the most generous in the nation.

New moms and dads -- including parents who opt for adoption or surrogacy -- that work for the music streaming company can now take half a year off of work w...

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How to talk to kids about tragic events

Immediately after the horrific Paris attacks, so many parents took to social media asking this question: What do I tell my kids? How can I talk to them about something so senseless and indiscriminate? About something that we can't make sense of ourse...

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Same-sex foster parents told to give up child

They're a same-sex couple in Utah who've loved and cared for a 1-year-old girl for three months as foster parents. They want to adopt the baby.

Now, they're in danger of losing her.

Juvenile court Judge Scott Johansen ordered Tuesday that the child b...

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Zillow is giving 4 months, $1,000 to new moms

New moms at Zillow will soon get four months of paid leave and $1,000 to spend on their new bundle of joy.

The Seattle-based real estate marketplace extended is parental benefits to offer new moms 16 weeks of fully-paid leave following the birth of a...

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More companies 'going all in' on remote work

Picture this: Working full-time with benefits from your home or local park or favorite mountaintop.

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Study: Moms manipulated into buying unhealthy food

Children are treated to a buffet of television ads for juice drinks, cereals and snacks that feature fun characters and humor. And parents see almost as many commercials for children's food products, but their ads promote nutrition and family togetherness, according to a new study.