Mother of septuplets, Patricia Frustaci, dies at 63

Feb 15, 2018

Mother of septuplets, Patricia Frustaci, dies at 63

Patricia Frustaci, who made national headlines in 1985 when she gave birth to seven children but struggled with the financial and publicity fallout and with the heartache of seeing four babies perish, has died. She was 63. Frustaci, who suffered from pulmonary fibrosis, died Saturday ...

Japan prompts more civil servants to take paternity leave

/ Jan 9, 2018

Japan prompts more civil servants to take paternity leave

An increasing number of male national civil servants are taking child care leave as government agencies have promoted greater awareness of the entitlement among supervisory staff. About 8.2 percent of eligible male workers at government agencies took child care leave in fiscal 2016, which ended ...

Sep 14, 2017

French couple banned from using 'ñ' in baby's name

A French court on Wednesday banned a couple from giving their baby a name containing a tilde, ruling that the "n with a squiggle over it" was incompatible with national law. The couple from Brittany wanted to call their newborn baby boy Fañch, a traditional ...