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    “Meternity” is a novel about a woman who fakes a pregnancy to get maternity leave. While the story is fiction, the author did take a break from work in her mid-30s to travel and write her first novel. She referred to this time in her life as her “meternity.” She believes a break can be a benefit for workers, with or without children. The backlash against author Meghann Foye came from critics calling her views as selfish and entitled. Meghann Foye, explains her take on what became a volatile issue.

  • Paper or plastic?

    This fall, NYC will implement a 5 cent bag fee. Do these bag bans reduce litter? Or do they take away choice and shift expense and damage elsewhere? We ask environmental attorney Jennie Romer and Todd Myers, environmental director of the Washington Policy Center.

  • Worth your rest

    Huffington Post co-founder and editor-in-chief Arianna Huffington weighs in on her role as member of Uber’s Board of Directors and offers her take on the presidential race.

  • Home renos that pay

    Senior Personal Finance Correspondent Sharon Epperson has tips on which fixes can bring the most bang for your buck. Which renovations are worth the investment, and is it worth it to take out a loan to pay for it?

  • Wedding season

    It’s June. That means wedding season. What experiences are couples spending their money on? Are there tips to try to reduce that cost? We ask Kristen Maxwell Cooper, The Knot’s executive editor.

  • Airlines: Prepare to wait

    Is the TSA to blame for cutting staff? Congress for cutting TSA funding? And are the airlines themselves to blame as more passengers bring carry-ons to avoid paying bag fees? We look at what’s being done to fix the situation, while keeping us safe, with aviation consultant Mike Boyd and Former TSA Deputy Administrator Tom Blank.

  • Road trip summer

    Robert Sinclair of AAA and Vera Gibbons of GasBuddy.com have tips on what you need to know before heading out on your summer road trip.

  • Memorial Day deals or duds?

    Whether you’re looking for appliances, clothing, mattresses or electronics, you could be getting some of the best deals of the year. But what should you buy now, and what should you wait for? Senior Personal Finance Correspondent Sharon Epperson on Memorial Day shopping.

  • Dialing For Dollars

    We talk to the CEO whose company facilitates robocalls and says they serve a purpose and a consumer advocate with tips on how to keep them from trying to reach you. With Brad Herrmann, Call-Em-All CEo, and Herb Weisbaum, "The Consumer Man."

  • The Power of Curiosity

    Academy Award-winning producer Brian Grazer tells us how asking questions helped him get his start in Hollywood. Plus, how he got his inimitable hairstyle.

  • Zika threat

    What precautions should potential mothers and everyone else take? We ask Dr. Denise Jamieson, Chief of the Women’s Health and Fertility Branch of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and a member of the CDC’s Zika Response Team.

  • Toxic tap water

    Fitch Ratings estimates replacing six million lead service lines nationally will cost more than $275 billion. We talk to Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero.

  • Your brain after the game

    Dr. Ann McKee is director of the Boston University CTE Center, which found evidence of CTE in more than 90 percent of deceased NFL players whose families donated brains for study. Are the risks in football and other sports too great, especially for children?

  • Target Date Funds: Retirement on autopilot

    Senior Personal Financial Reporter Sharon Epperson looks at the mix of investments and their costs. The pros and cons of putting your retirement savings on autopilot.

  • Clay aiken’s voice on politics

    Clay Aiken left his native North Carolina for “American Idol” in 2003. He also was the runner-up on Donald Trump’s “Celebrity Apprentice” in 2012. Shortly thereafter, he jumped into politics, running for Congress in his home state. As an LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender) advocate, we asked Aiken about the impact of the state’s controversial HB2 law. Will it stand in the face of national business backlash? And what’s his take on the Donald Trump phenomenon?

  • Duke energy’s powerful leader

    Under CEO Lynn Good, Duke energy has sales of more than $25 billion dollars, providing power to North and South Carolina, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and Florida – even Disney World. We ask Good how low oil prices are impacting energy costs, and Duke Energy’s strategy of selling old power plants, while investing in renewable projects including solar and wind.

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