Work-life balance

FILE - In this Aug 13, 2019, file photo, Buffalo Bills coach Sean McDermott yells during the team's NFL football training camp with the Carolina Panthers in Spartanburg, S.C. NFL general managers and coaches, and those who assist them, work within a highly competitive culture. Putting in extremely long hours is simply understood as part of the job. Unless, there's a pandemic. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)
June 18, 2020 - 11:15 am
First in, last out. NFL general managers and coaches, and those who assist them, work within a highly competitive culture. Putting in extremely long hours is simply understood as part of the job. They show up early in the morning and often leave late at night — if they even go home at all. Day...
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In this Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020, photo, Rabbi Jacqueline Mates-Muchin removes a Torah scroll from the ark, a cabinet that houses scrolls of the Hebrew Bible, while preparing for Shabbat morning service at Temple Sinai in Oakland, Calif. In September 2017, on the first day of Rosh Hoshana, the Jewish new year, a security guard found an anti-Semitic message scrawled on an outdoor wall of Temple Sinai. “Since 2017, the congregation has been looking to try to feel safe,” she said. “It’s another layer that we always have to be conscious of.” (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
February 18, 2020 - 10:22 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Greg Laurie is among America’s most successful clergymen -- senior pastor at a California megachurch, prolific author, host of a global radio program. Yet after a youthful colleague’s suicide, his view of his vocation is unsparing. “Pastors are people, just like everyone else,”...
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Elizabeth Warren's onetime family home in Oklahoma City, Monday, Dec. 9, 2019. Warren lived in this home on NW 25th Street in Oklahoma City from when the future Massachusetts senator and Democratic presidential candidate was 11 until she graduated from high school at 16 in 1964. Warren has campaigned for the White House for nearly a year telling audiences nationwide that she grew up on "ragged edge of the middle class" and that her mother dramatically secured a minimum wage job at a nearby Sears at age 50 that kept the family from losing its home after her father had a heart attack -- but her emotional story omits some important context and nuance about her family's financial situation and her mother's employment. (AP Photo/Will Weissert)
December 20, 2019 - 8:02 am
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Elizabeth Warren lets the dramatic tension build as she begins the foundational story of her biography, the one about her mother and the black dress. It was 1962, and her father had suffered a heart attack. Her mother had no choice. She pulled on her best dress and got her...
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President Donald Trump speaks during the White House Summit on Child Care and Paid Leave in the South Court Auditorium on the White House complex, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
December 12, 2019 - 4:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump promised Thursday to expand child care and time-off options for working moms and dads confronted with high costs and lack of access to quality care, saying in his administration “we get it done.” Trump spoke at the White House as legislation to grant federal...
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FILE - In this July 28, 2018, file photo, Team Candace Parker's Skylar Diggins-Smith, center, goes to the basket past Team Delle Donne's A'ja Wilson (22) during the first half of the WNBA All-Star basketball game in Minneapolis. Diggins-Smith was excited to be back on the court and playing for USA Basketball after missing all of this past WNBA season because she gave birth to a son last spring. The Wings guard is part of the U.S. women’s national team that will play four exhibition games against college teams--starting with No. 3 Stanford on Saturday--before heading to Argentina to play in a FIBA tournament. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs, File)
November 02, 2019 - 2:49 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Skylar Diggins-Smith's outlook on life has changed after giving birth to her son last spring. "It's different how I approach everything. I don't look at it like it's a job," the Dallas Wings' guard told The Associated Press in a phone interview Friday. "It's the best feeling in the...
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FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2019 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks at the SEIU Unions For All Summit in Los Angeles. For 41 years, federal law has banned pregnancy discrimination in the workplace. But the stories tumbling out this week show it’s far from eradicated. Prompted by Warren’s claim that she was forced out of a teaching job in 1971 because she was pregnant, scores of women have shared similar stories on social media. Police officers, academics, fast food workers, lawyers, flight attendants and others say they hid pregnancies on the job or during interviews, faced demotion or demeaning comments and were even fired after revealing a pregnancy.(AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu, File)
October 16, 2019 - 1:02 pm
In an Oct. 12 story about pregnancy discrimination, The Associated Press misspelled the name of the Neal Gerber and Eisenberg law firm. A corrected version of the story is below: Pregnancy discrimination continues, 41 years after US ban For 41 years, federal law has banned pregnancy discrimination...
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FILE - In this Saturday, June 29, 2019 file photo, Britain's Prince Harry, left, and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, walk off the field before a baseball game in London. Royal officials say Prince Harry will see the legacy of his late mother Princess Diana’s humanitarian work in Angola during a visit to southern Africa this fall. Buckingham Palace released details Friday, Sept. 6 of the trip by Harry, Meghan and their son Archie, who was born in May. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland, file)
September 06, 2019 - 11:36 am
LONDON (AP) — Representatives for the British royal family say Prince Harry will get to see the legacy of his late mother's humanitarian work in Angola during a fall trip to southern Africa. Buckingham Palace released details Friday of the trip Harry is taking with his wife, Meghan, and their...
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United States' Jessica Mcdonald, left, runs after the ball next to Chile's Carla Guerrero during the Women's World Cup Group F soccer match between United States and Chile at Parc des Princes in Paris, France, Sunday, June 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
June 23, 2019 - 3:40 pm
PARIS (AP) — Jessica McDonald quickly was put in her place by Jeremiah , her 7-year-old son. "I tried to explain to him: 'Buddy, we're going to the World Cup,'" the American forward remembered. "And he's just like: 'OK, can I have a toy now?'" A 31-year-old forward, McDonald made her World Cup...
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April 22, 2019 - 1:51 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tech workers in China protesting a corporate culture of grueling work schedules are getting some support from their U.S. peers. A fast-growing campaign started by Chinese software developers on the code-sharing platform GitHub has contributed to a public debate over work-life...
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FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2014, file photo, Jack Ma, founder of Alibaba, smiles during the company's IPO at the New York Stock Exchange in New York. Remarks by Ma, one of China's richest men, that young people should work 12-hour days, six days a week if they want financial success have prompted a public debate over work-life balance in the country. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
April 19, 2019 - 6:55 am
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese e-commerce tycoon Jack Ma has long been an example of how the power of big dreams, strong leadership and sheer elbow grease can create massive fortunes in China's go-go economy. Yet, recent remarks by the head of Chinese online business giant Alibaba that young people should...
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