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Dirty Bathrooms, No Privacy: The Horrifying Struggles Of Breastfeeding Moms Who Need To Pump At Work

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Print Article In February 2012, a fast-food worker returned to her job at a McDonald's restaurant in Grand Island, Nebraska, after three months of maternity leave. As a nursing mother, she was determined to continue breastfeeding. As a working mother, that meant she would have to pump her breast milk at work, store it and then take it home to her baby.
Jul 24, 2014

Great story from @HuffingtonPost about challenges faced by breastfeeding moms trying to pump at work. tinyurl.com/nj9ucpk

Jul 24, 2014

Must-read: @jamieson on the shameful way nursing mothers are treated at work huff.to/1z77bqS

Jul 24, 2014

"Many women ended up pumping milk in the bathroom, which, even if clean and spacious, is still a bathroom" huff.to/1x7zceU

Jul 24, 2014

RT @aterkel: Law says breastfeeding moms get time to pump at work. But many don’t. What these women have to go through is awful huff.to/1qCH8as

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Washington Post Correspondent Jason Rezaian, Three Others, Reportedly Detained In Iran

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Print Article NEW YORK -- Jason Rezaian, the Tehran correspondent for The Washington Post, appears to be detained in Iran, the paper revealed Thursday. The Post reported that his wife, Yeganeh Salehi, and two others were also detained Tuesday evening.

Pot Activist Raises Specter Of Armed Revolt, Is Politely Asked To Leave GOP Lawmaker's Office

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Print Article WASHINGTON -- A protest aimed at Rep. Andy Harris (R-Md.) -- who has become one of the Republican Party's most outspoken crusaders against marijuana reform -- briefly turned revolutionary on Thursday. D.C.
Jul 24, 2014

And @dmccabe highlights the mention of an armed revolt in response to Andy Harris' crusade against D.C. pot law huff.to/1nlUvZt

Jul 24, 2014

That protest against Andy Harris for interfering with DC marijuana laws got a bit ugly huff.to/1AcKjrp

Jul 24, 2014

Pot activist raises specter of armed revolt, is politely asked to leave congressman’s office huffingtonpost.com/2014/07/24/and… @dmccabe

Air Algerie Plane Missing: Flight AH5017 Disappears From Radar

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Print Article ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) - An Air Algerie flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers has disappeared from radar on a flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers, the official Algerian news agency said Thursday. Air navigation services lost track of the plane 50 minutes after takeoff early Thursday, last sited at 0155 GMT, the agency said.
Jul 24, 2014

RT @HuffingtonPost: UPDATE: Missing Air Algerie jet is carrying 110 passengers and 6 crew members huff.to/1z6JSxo

Jul 24, 2014

RT @HuffingtonPost: UPDATE: Missing Air Algerie plane's crew were asked to make a course change huff.to/1rOae3I

Jul 24, 2014

no more news like this please. Air Algerie Plane Missing: Flight AH5017 Disappears From Radar huff.to/1Aa9FWV via @theworldpost

Jul 24, 2014

RT @HuffingtonPost: UPDATE: Missing Air Algerie jet is carrying 110 passengers and 6 crew members huff.to/1z6JSxo

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Eric Garner's Family And Friends Call For Justice At Funeral That 'Never Should Have Been'

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Print Article NEW YORK -- Eric Garner was a son, husband, father of six and grandfather of two. As his family wept over his coffin Wednesday evening, the Rev. Al Sharpton took to the pulpit. Esaw Garner, wife of Eric Garner, cries Wednesday during her husband's funeral.
Jul 24, 2014

RT @carlicita: .@letsgomathias went to ‘the funeral that never should have been’ last night and wrote about it here huff.to/1nkPvnN

Jul 24, 2014

.@letsgomathias went to ‘the funeral that never should have been’ last night and wrote about it here huff.to/1nkPvnN

Jul 24, 2014

Chokehold Victim's Funeral Fuels Pain, Anger And Calls For Justice huff.to/1AbdsmL via @blackvoices

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Study: Financial Education Key For Domestic Violence Survivors

huffingtonpost.com — WASHINGTON -- Marina A. has no bruises or scars from the abuse she suffered at the hands of her husband. That is, unless you look at her bank account. "My husband was in total control of the money," she told The Huffington Post at a c...
Jul 24, 2014

‘Abusers are forcing victims to apply to payday lenders with absolutely no intention of ever paying back the loan’ huff.to/1ohofGY

Jul 24, 2014

RT @moorehn: Proof that anyone who says "financial education doesn't work" is a lazy hack: huff.to/1z7Fjmm

Jul 24, 2014

RT @moorehn: Proof that anyone who says "financial education doesn't work" is a lazy hack: huff.to/1z7Fjmm

Jul 24, 2014

RT @moorehn: Proof that anyone who says "financial education doesn't work" is a lazy hack: huff.to/1z7Fjmm

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Walmart U.S. CEO Bill Simon Is Out

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Print Article Walmart's U.S. chief Bill Simon is leaving, the company announced on Thursday morning. This story is developing... He will be replaced by Greg Foran. Here's the full press release from Walmart: BENTONVILLE, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, Walmart (WMT) announced that Greg Foran, 53, has been promoted to President and CEO of Walmart U.S.
Jul 24, 2014

Largest retail ceo leaving before back to school? Hmmmm walmart U.S. CEO Bill Simon Is Out huff.to/1z7mLCB via @HuffPostBiz $WMT

Jul 24, 2014

Walmart's U.S. CEO is leaving the company; will be replaced with CEO of Walmart Asia huff.to/1z7nnbE

Women in the Sciences Report Harassment and Assault

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Print Article We, like many other scientists, had heard the stories, shared via email, on blogs, whispered in the corners of hotel conference rooms. Harrowing stories of sexual harassment and assault during one of the most important stages of professionalization in the sciences: fieldwork.

The Federal Minimum Wage Has Not Been Raised In 5 Years

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Print Article WASHINGTON -- For those who fear America is changing too fast, take heart in our minimum wage. It hasn't been going anywhere. As of Thursday, five years have passed since the last time the federal minimum wage was raised.
Jul 24, 2014

RT @HuffingtonPost: It's been five years since the federal minimum wage was last raised huff.to/1AcShAK

Jul 24, 2014

RT @AshAlman: The federal minimum wage has not been raised in 5 years, but the cost of eggs is up 30.3% huff.to/UqURCk

Rand Paul Proposes Measure To Shield State Medical Marijuana Laws From Feds

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Print Article Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) on Thursday filed an amendment in the Senate that would protect states that implement medical marijuana laws, as well as patients and physicians in those states, from federal prosecution. Paul's Amendment 3630, filed Thursday morning to Sen. John Walsh's (D-Mont.)
Jul 24, 2014

RT @HuffPostPol: Rand Paul proposes measure to shield state medical marijuana laws from feds huff.to/1AcwI3n

Jul 24, 2014

New Measure Would Protect States' Medical Marijuana Patients, Physicians huff.to/1AcjJ1F via @HuffPostPol

Sen. Richard Blumenthal Will Oppose Controversial Obama Nominee Michael Boggs

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Print Article WASHINGTON -- Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) on Thursday became the latest Democrat to say he will vote against President Barack Obama's embattled judicial nominee Michael Boggs. "I feel I must oppose Judge Boggs' nomination," Blumenthal told The Huffington Post. Boggs, a Georgia state judge who is up for a lifetime post on the U.S.
Jul 24, 2014

Unclear what happens next with Michael Boggs. WH giving no signs of pulling nomination, Leahy hasn't set vote... huff.to/1qCOQRY

Jul 24, 2014

Sen. Blumenthal comes out against Michael Boggs. Now 4 Judiciary Committee Dems who said they’ll oppose huff.to/1qCOQRY via @jbendery

Jul 24, 2014

Sen. Blumenthal is now the fourth Dem on Judiciary Committee to vow a "no" vote on Michael Boggs huff.to/1oiyGtZ

Jul 24, 2014

Sen. Blumenthal announces opposition to embattled Obama nominee Michael Boggs huff.to/1oiyGtZ

Facebook Now Takes Up About As Much Of Our Time As Grooming Or Chores

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Print Article American Facebook members spend an average of 40 minutes per day on the social network -- about as much time as Americans devote to household chores and personal grooming. Mark Zuckerberg shared the statistic on Facebook usage during an earnings call Wednesday, and qualified it by saying he still sees ample room for growth.
Jul 24, 2014

RT @bbosker: worth remembering as you finish showering this AM: Americans spend as much time on Facebook as they do grooming huffingtonpost.com/2014/07/23/fac…

Jul 24, 2014

worth remembering as you finish showering this AM: Americans spend as much time on Facebook as they do grooming huffingtonpost.com/2014/07/23/fac…

Jeremy Scahill On U.S. Media Coverage Of Israel-Gaza Conflict: 'We've Hit All-Time Lows'

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Print Article Jeremy Scahill joined HuffPost Live on Wednesday to discuss his expose for the Intercept on the way the U.S. government handles its terrorist watchlist database. During the interview, host Alyona Minkovski asked the journalist about media coverage of the Israel-Gaza conflict, and Scahill had some strong opinions on the matter.
Jul 24, 2014

WATCH: @JeremyScahill On US Media Coverage Of #Gaza: Israeli Officials Are Given "Carte Blanche" huff.to/1Abqtg9 via @HuffPostMedia

Jul 24, 2014

#wellsaid Scahill MT “Jeremy Scahill On Media Coverage Of #Gaza: 'We've Hit All-Time Lows' huff.to/1Abqtg9 via @HuffPostMedia

Jul 24, 2014

Jeremy Scahill On Media Coverage Of Gaza: 'We've Hit All-Time Lows' huff.to/1Abqtg9 via @HuffPostLive w/ @alyonamink

Dogs On Joyrides Remind Us It's Time For A Summer Road Trip

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Print Article We've officially hit the dog days of summer. And these pups are here to remind you of one important message: Life is about the journey, not the destination. Taking in the cool summer breezes, these dogs' noses, jowels and ears flap carefree in the wind and prove that there's no feeling like cruising down an open road.

My Snake Phobia, My Boyfriend, And Me

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Print Article "The way I felt yesterday is how you would feel if someone held a gun to your head." That was the only way I could explain the paralyzing, suffocating fear that washed over me on The Day There Was A Snake In My Office.
Jul 24, 2014

RT @Districtopia: The struggle is real. TERRIFIED. CC @ReedersDigest // RT @HuffPostWomen: My snake phobia, my boyfriend and me. huff.to/1x78PG2

Jul 24, 2014

I wrote about my snake phobia, and getting over it, and something about my boyfriend too: huff.to/1sXJnVJ via @HuffPostWomen

Jul 24, 2014

Very proud of @jsam1126 for not only overcoming her phobia, but writing a helluva piece about the process huff.to/1qCmojb

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