Former Sen. Christopher Dodd is the new chairman and CEO of the film industry's MPAA, taking a position filled for four decades by the flamboyant Jack Valenti.
Brazil's President-elect Dilma Rousseff is the latest in a power surge of women in global leadership positions.
Obama urges that schools with confirmed or suspected cases suspend classes. Mexican schools have already taken that step.
A case the justices heard Tuesday offers them an opportunity to decide the standard for proving illegal discrimination.
With no US laws requiring paid leave, more mothers stay on the job longer, saving time off until after the baby arrives.