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Japan’s Working Mothers: Record Responsibilities. Little Help from Dads

TOKYO — The paperwork never ends for Yoshiko Nishimasa. There are the meticulous logs she must fill out every day, not to mention the pages of work she carefully checks and approves with a personalized stamp. She even keeps daily [...]

‘It got a little heated’: GOP infighting almost killed criminal justice reform

As its prospects grew dimmer and dimmer, the outgoing Senate Majority Whip, John Cornyn, began taking arrows from the bill’s supporters for refusing to lean on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to put the bill on the floor. | Chip [...]

Mueller says Flynn gave ‘substantial assistance’ to Russia probe, recommends little to no prison

Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, participated in 19 interviews with the special counsel and other Justice Department prosecutors and aided in multiple probes, | Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images Share [...]

Trump blasts ‘little Adam Schitt’ on Twitter

Rep. Adam Schiff is poised to take the helm of the powerful House Intelligence Committee. | Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> Rep. Adam Schiff — along with “Crooked Hillary Clinton,” “Cryin’ [...]

‘Schumer’s little pet’: GOP takes one last swing at Manchin

Donald Trump Jr. rallied West Virginia voters Monday at a campaign event for Republican Senate candidate Patrick Morrisey, who is running to unseat Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin. | Win McNamee/Getty Images Elections Don Jr. and Kimberly [...]

Feinstein tells GOP to ‘show a little compassion’ for Kavanaugh accuser

Republicans and Democrats continued to spar over timing for when Judge Kavanaugh’s accuser will testify to the Senate, with Democrats on Friday objecting to the GOP’s latest offer of Wednesday and demanding “a little compassion.” Christine [...]

A Spy Story: Sergei Skripal Was a Little Fish. He Had a Big Enemy.

“He missed Russia,” said Ross Cassidy, a burly former submariner who became one of his closest friends. Lisa Carey, another neighbor, observed the Russian on his daily rounds, walking to the Bargain Stop in his tracksuit to buy scratch [...]

Brazil Museum Fire Leaves Ashes, Recrimination and Little Else

RIO DE JANEIRO — The stately national museum, once home to Brazil’s royal family, was still smoldering at sunrise on Monday when scores of researchers, museum workers and anthropologists began gathering outside, dressed in black. Some [...]

In Town With Little Water, Coca-Cola Is Everywhere. So Is Diabetes.

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Residents of one of Mexico’s rainiest regions often have no water to drink, so many hydrate with soda. The impact on public health has been devastating. Source: NYT > World

Trump’s Turnberry getaway: A little golf, lots of promoting

GLASGOW — President Donald Trump did not let the pressure of his high-stakes meeting with Russian President Vladmir Putin stand in the way of his typical Saturday routine: Tweeting followed by golf on a Trump-branded course. “The weather [...]