Ivanka Trump-backed family leave plan would ask new parents to pick between retirement or maternity leave

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Newsweek—“This is a way for Senator Rubio and the Republican party to get credit for caring about women and families without truly investing in a way to address a major problem," said Andrea Flynn, a fellow at The Roosevelt Institute.

New Zealand PM Ardern back to work after maternity leave. New Zealand's leader says she's ready to get back to the day-to-day business of running the country as her maternity leave comes to an end. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern returned to the office Thursday after a six-week absence, during which Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters acted as caretaker. In an interview with the country's TVNZ network, she said that she was "absolutely" ready to come back to work. "I feel like I've been gifted... this time to be with Neve, but under the unique...