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Does Skipping Maternity Leave Set A Bad Example?

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Yahoo's next CEO Marissa Mayer sparked a debate on maternity leave after she said she plans to return to work shortly after giving birth. Host Michel Martin discusses this issue with regular moms contributors Leslie Morgan Steiner and Jolene Ivey. She's also joined by Sharon Lerner, author of The War on Moms: On Life in a Family-Unfriendly Nation.
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For Paul Cezanne, An Apple A Day Kept Obscurity Away

In the 1800s, still-life painting was the bottom feeder of the art world, but that's where the French painter chose to leave his mark. "I want to astonish Paris with an apple," he's said to have said.
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From McDonalds To Organic Valley, You're Probably Eating Wood Pulp

Many processed foods contain cellulose, which is plant fiber that is commonly extracted from wood. It's used to add texture, prevent caking and boost fiber. And it's been around for ages.
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Virginia Democrats And Republicans Fight Over Investigating Senator's Resignation

Democrats and Republicans in Virginia are at odds over the value of investigating the state Senator Phil Puckett, who resigned last month to take a job at a state tobacco commission — and turned the Senate over to Republicans.
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Hackers In China Reportedly Targeted U.S. Federal Workers

Looking for information about workers applying for security clearances, Chinese hackers successfully accessed U.S. government computer networks in March, The New York Times reports.

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