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The growth in paid parental leave has largely left out hourly employees. But the Hilton hotel chain this year extended it to all its workers. Demand by millennial employees helped drive the decision.

There's a debate about who should control the assistance: politicians, aid groups, church groups.

The object known for now as 2014 UZ224 is only about 330 miles across and takes 1,100 years to orbit the sun. But one of the most interesting things about it is the way researchers found it.

Hurricane Matthew hit the coastal city in Haiti dead-on. A grim tally is underway to figure out how many homes were destroyed — and how much help is needed to rebuild.

Pez Owen was joyriding in a Cessna airplane when she spotted one down below. A landmark that big would show up on any flight chart — but it wasn't logged. Then she spotted more X's in the distance.

The justices ruled in 2014 that extreme juror bias could impede a fair trial and, if such a case arose, they would decide then if an exception was warranted. Now, that case has come.

Three former leaders of an influential task force that issues guidelines for preventive care says insurance coverage for highly rated tests and services shouldn't be mandatory.

Did the second presidential debate — or the leaked video of Donald Trump making vulgar remarks about women — make a difference to four voters in divided Ohio?

Paternity leave can make a big difference in a dad's long-term engagement with the child, doctors find. Paid family leave also fosters breastfeeding and reduces the incidence of maternal depression.

Some people are born with anosmia — the inability to smell. Others lose their sense of smell later in life. That makes it hard to taste food, detect threats, or even savor memories.

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