Jennifer Ludden appears in the following:
Friday, March 22, 2013
Opponents of gay marriage have long argued that children's best interests require both a mom and a dad. Recently, however, the children of same-sex couples have started speaking for themselves, advocating for gay marriage.
Thursday, March 14, 2013
A new Pew survey finds that an equal number of working moms and dads — 48 percent — wish they could quit their jobs to raise their kids.
Friday, March 01, 2013
Yahoo's telecommuting ban may be just what that company needs in a time of crisis. But some stay-at-home workers resent the implication that they are slacking off when the boss can't see them. Should society resurrect all the barriers between work and home?
Thursday, December 27, 2012
It was the warmest year on record and brought a series of extreme weather events, from wildfires and floods to drought and a devastating derecho. Polls show a big jump this year in the number of people connecting such disasters with climate change.
Thursday, November 29, 2012
The Pew Research Center reports that the U.S. birth rate has hit its lowest level ever, led by a dramatic decline among the foreign-born. The birth rate for Mexican women fell the most, down a stunning 23 percent since the recent recession began in 2007.
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Two new Republican groups are bucking their party's widespread rejection of climate science. They're targeting young people, warning of the national security risks of fossil fuel dependence, and touting free market ideas to deal with global warming.
Monday, July 16, 2012
Beyond career choices and living arrangements, young adults say their student loan debt affects another key part of life: dating and marriage. Some have had partners break up over debt; other couples forge ahead, but keep finances separate and avoid legal marriage.