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Marissa Mayer Pregnant: CEO Only Taking Two-Week Maternity Leave -- See People's Reaction

The pregnancy of Marissa Mayer, albeit a happy and exciting news, has spawned a number of issues in terms of the company policies regarding maternity leaves. While Yahoo allows its female employees to take maternity leaves from eight to 16 weeks, the company's CEO, Mayer, opted to take only two weeks off for herself. Although some people might find this decision commendable, a number of experts and members of the public condemned the Yahoo CEO for this move.

Rachel Dolezal Breaks Her Silence: 'I Identify As Black' | TODAY

Former NAACP President Rachel Dolezal Expecting a Baby Boy

The controversial activist and former NAACP chapter president Rachel Dolezal, who reportedly pretended to be black, announces that she is expecting a baby boy.

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Schools Start Social Media Monitoring Programs To Curb Violence; Is It An Invasion Of Privacy?

Some schools across America are now using a social media monitoring program to check posts of their students on Facebook, Twitter and other sites. The school boards are saying that they are setting this up to address safety issues.

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At What Age Should Parents Talk To Kids About Alcohol? New Report Says 9-Years-Old [Details]

A new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics urges parents to take an active role in their kids' thinking and perception of alcohol, saying they should talk to them about it at age 9.

Trending NewsHappy Ending For Mom Who Beat Death Four Times, Gets Dream Wedding With Daughter's Help

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A New Jersey mom who survived three cancer surgeries and a car crash finally gets her dream wedding with the help of her daughter.

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PregnancyKate Middleton Pregnant With Baby No. 3? Duchess Waiting For The Right Time To Announce [Rumors]

Kate Middleton

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are reportedly expecting their third child.

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Celebrity MomsHere's Why Victoria Beckham is An Awesome, Fun Mom To Have [Photo]

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Victoria Beckham is an accomplished music artist, fashion designer and businesswoman. Of her list of successful endeavors, she's perhaps most proud of what matters most — family.

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InfantLucy Liu is a New Mom to Baby Boy -- Find Out His Name!

'Hamilton' Broadway Opening Night - Arrivals And Curtain Call

Actress Lucy Liu, famous for her role in "Charlie's Angels" alongside Cameron Diaz and Drew Barrymore, has announced that she is now a proud mom to a baby boy named Rockwell Lloyd.

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Celebrity MomsAlyssa Milano May Adopt Third Baby, Says Motherhood is a Blessing

Alyssa Milano

Former "Charmed" actress and mother of two Alyssa Milano is celebrating the birthdays of her children this week.

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HealthZoe Saldana's Weight Loss Tip For New Moms: 'Be Easy on Yourself'

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Actress Zoe Saldana knows how hard it is for moms to lose the pregnancy weight off. Giving birth to the twins, Cy and Bowie, last November, Zoe had to exert a lot of effort to going back to her ideal figure.

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Trending NewsCouple Goals! Benji Madden Says Wife Cameron Diaz, Made Him 'Luckiest Guy Alive'

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Benji Madden and Cameron Diaz are two adorable Hollywood A-listers who managed to prove all their detractors wrong by staying in love even after all these years. A product of the matchmaking skills Nicole Ritchie, the wife of Joel Madden, the marriage between the two has been the subject of media scrutiny for quite some time. However, it appears that the duo's romance is just getting stronger by the day.

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Trending NewsPope Francis Tells Priests To Forgive 'Contrite' Women Who Have Had Abortions

Pope Francis Meets the Scouts at St. Peter's Square

Catholic pope Francis has announced Tuesday that women who had an abortion but are "contrite" or repentant should be forgiven, and absolved of their sin.

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Parenting Tips: Here's Why Children Should Learn To Accept Failure

Chinese Students Attend Summer Camp For Overweight Kids

Parents who mollycoddle their children should be wary of the consequences of this practice. While moms and dads could not help but provide everything their kids need and shield their little ones from everything that they perceive to be bad, a new book disclosed that such may not be beneficial for the children in the long run. In fact, a US parenting expert shared that exposing kids to the effects of failure should not be shunned by parents at all.

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HealthObesity Linked To Birth Order: Firstborn Girls More Likely To Be Obese, Overweight

FDA Claims 13 Percent Of Children Ages 6 to 11 Are Obese

A new study suggests that birth order plays an important role in determining one's weight as firstborn girls are likely to be obese or overweight when they reach adulthood compared to their younger sisters.

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Trending NewsJosh Duggar Goes to Rehab, Anna Duggar Gets Support Family, Facebook Mom: 'We Must Do Better By Our Daughters' [Viral Post]

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The "19 Kids and Counting" brood have been weathering scandals since the day news broke that Josh Duggar inappropriately touched young girls - of which, two are her sisters Jill Duggar Dillard and Jessa Duggar Seewald. When word got out that the Duggar patriarch, Jim Bob Duggar, knew of the incidents and failed to respond accordingly, all hell broke loose for the "19 Kids and Counting" clan. This prompted TLC, the network that was airing "19 Kids and Counting" at that time, to first suspend then altogether cancel the family show.

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Celebrity MomsRosie O'Donnell's Daughter Left To Live With Birth Mother, Confirms Rep

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The family saga involving Rosie O'Donnell and her teenage daughter isn't over. Chelsea O' Donnell, Rosie's 18-year-old adopted daughter, has decided to leave home again and move in with her birth mother, Deanna Micoley.

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Trending NewsApple Invite 2015: Event Confirmed For Sept. 9 [iPhone 6S Plus, iPad Pro, Apple TV Rumors]

Apple Inc. Launches iPhone 6 And iPhone 6 Plus In China

The multinational tech giant has been sending out invitations to the press for an event scheduled on Sept. 9 at 10 a.m. PST

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Trending News'Captain America: Civil War' Trailer & Concept Art: Cap, Iron Man Face-off Unveiled, Team Divisions Detailed [Video]

'Worlds, Galaxies, And Universes: Live Action At The Walt Disney Studios' Presentation At Disney's D23 EXPO 2015

In the upcoming Marvel flick, "Captain America: Civil War," Captain America and The Winter Soldier will team up to beat Iron Man with his Bleeding Edge armor. Check out the trailer of the epic battle here.

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Trending News'Prometheus 2′ Confirmed By Ridley Scott -- What Fans Need To Know

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It seems that "Prometheus 2" will be released earlier than what many expected because director Ridley Scott has finally confirmed that it will be his next film.

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Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting Addresses Pregnancy Rumors: 'Soon Enough. Just Dogs Now' Says 'Big Bang Theory' Star

Eva Longoria And LG Electronics Host LG 'Fam To Table' Series

Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting has been living in marital bliss since news broke the she and husband Ryan Sweeting are tying the knot after only three months of dating.

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Pre-Carnival Costumed-Animal Parade Held In Rio

Kids With Allergies? Tips On Choosing The Right Pet For Your Family

If your child has been asking for a pet but allergies within the family is a concern, then parents need to take extra care in finding the right animal and creating a routine that will ensure everyone is healthy and happy.

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Pregnancy Diet: Eating Healthy Can Help Reduce Baby's Risk of Heart Problems

A research has found that moms, who have a relatively healthy diet a year prior to pregnancy, can give birth to babies with lower risks of heart disease.

Eva Longoria And LG Electronics Host LG 'Fam To Table' Series

Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting Addresses Pregnancy Rumors: 'Soon Enough. Just Dogs Now' Says 'Big Bang Theory' Star

Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting has been living in marital bliss since news broke the she and husband Ryan Sweeting are tying the knot after only three months of dating.

Children Using Smartphones

Teen Smartphone, Tablet Use at Night Linked To Sleep Pattern Disruption

A group of researchers recently discovered that the exposure of children in the early to middle stages of puberty are "especially vulnerable" to the suppression of a hormone deemed crucial in sleep timing.

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Teen Lice Epidemic: Are Selfies To Blame For The Outbreak?

School is in session again and amidst the millions of kids going back to school, a health and personal grooming issue is raising concerns for some parents. There is a lice epidemic going around among teenagers and doctors say that it could be due to group selfies the kids are snapping with their friends.

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