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What every new mom should know about returning to work

What every new mom should know about returning to work

Many new moms spend their days luxuriating in their newborn’s company. Maybe they’ve got three weeks, or six, even six months or a year of full-time motherhood, in which they can devote themselves completely to their children. But 72% of mothers work. Over 64% of mothers are co- or primary breadwinners, defined as married or…MORE

Lewis Hamilton to miss Sakhir Grand Prix after testing positive for coronavirus

Lewis Hamilton will miss this weekend’s Sakhir Grand Prix in Bahrain after testing for Covid-19. His Mercedes team said that the seven-time Formula One world champion was self-isolating and had only mild symptoms. “He is otherwise fit and well, and the entire team sends him its very best wishes for a swift recovery,” said Mercedes…MORE

Unilever is testing a four-day work week in New Zealand

Unilever is testing a four-day work week in New Zealand

Unilever has become the latest major company to hop on the four-day work week bandwagon, lending credence to the idea that flexible working is here to stay. On Tuesday, the distributor of Lipton’s tea, Dove soap and Ben & Jerry’s ice cream announced it would test shorter working hours for all its employees in New…MORE

Vice President-elect Kamala Harris picks Tina Flournoy as her chief of staff

Vice President-elect Kamala Harris picks Tina Flournoy as her chief of staff

Tina Flournoy, who is currently serving as chief of staff to former President Bill Clinton, has been chosen to be Vice President-elect Kamala Harris‘ chief of staff, according to a source with knowledge of the decision. Flournoy will join at least two other women of color holding senior roles in Harris’ office. Symone Sanders, a…MORE

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey defends election process after Trump attack

Arizona Republican Gov. Doug Ducey sent a lengthy string of tweets Monday night defending the state’s election process after being attacked by President Donald Trump for his handling of it. “I’ve been pretty outspoken about Arizona’s election system, and bragged about it quite a bit, including in the Oval Office,” Ducey tweeted in part, praising…MORE

Celebs mingle without masks at birthday party for Lil Wayne’s daughter

Celebs mingle without masks at birthday party for Lil Wayne’s daughter

Several celebrities attended a birthday bash for actress Reginae Carter on Sunday night at an Atlanta nightclub. Though Covid-19 cases across the country continue to rise and people have been warned to avoid large gatherings, many of the guests were not wearing masks or socially distancing, as seen in video in several posts on social…MORE

‘Urgent actions’ needed in US government response to pandemic, watchdog says

‘Urgent actions’ needed in US government response to pandemic, watchdog says

The federal government must take “urgent actions” in its response to the coronavirus pandemic, a new report from the US Government Accountability Office finds. Medical supply shortages persist, despite efforts by the Department of Health and Human Services and the Federal Emergency Management Agency to mitigate shortages and expand the supply chain, the report found.…MORE

GOP senators’ strategy on Trump’s election fraud claims: Keep quiet and carry on

GOP senators’ strategy on Trump’s election fraud claims: Keep quiet and carry on

A wide range of Republican senators are shrugging off President Donald Trump’s evidence-free claims that mass voter fraud cost him the election, ignoring their party leader’s relentless attacks against a foundation of American democracy amid their growing expectation that the matter will be resolved within two weeks — without their involvement. As they watch Trump…MORE