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With ‘alloparenting,’ moms and dads don’t have to go it alone, experts say

The Mommy Wars — the alleged battle between working moms and stay-at-home moms — rests on a number of fictions. One is the myth that working moms neglect their children. In fact, many of today’s working moms spend more time with their children than moms from previous generations who didn’t work outside their home. Another…MORE

Myanmar releases US journalist Nathan Maung, who was allegedly tortured in prison

American citizen Nathan Maung, who has been detained in Myanmar since March 9, was released and deported to the United States on Tuesday after charges against him were dropped, his lawyer said. Nathan Maung is co-founder and editor​-in-chief of the Myanmar online news site Kamayut Media and had spent more than two months incarcerated in…MORE

Australia and the United Kingdom announce post-Brexit trade deal

Australia and the United Kingdom announced a free trade agreement Tuesday as Britain begins to forge new economic relationships following its departure from the European Union. The main elements of the deal were agreed by UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison at a meeting in Downing Street on Monday night.…MORE

News coverage balances vaccination progress with continued pandemic pain

A version of this article first appeared in the “Reliable Sources” newsletter. You can sign up for free right here. Another biotech company just touted superb results for trials of its Covid-19 vaccine. Vermont just became the first state to reach an “80% vaccinated” goal. And in a back-to-normal symbol in the entertainment industry, “The…MORE

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