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Mother's Day

Celebration honouring mothers

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Mother's Day is a celebration honoring the mother of the family, as well as motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society. It is celebrated on various days in many parts of the world, most commonly in the months of March or May. It complements similar celebrations honoring family members, such as Father's Day, Siblings Day, and Grandparents Day.

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Son transforms house to take mom back in time

Jason van Genderen from Australia built his mom a virtual aquarium display on Mother's Day because it was a place they used to go together before she was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease.
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Hour-long wait for food leads to Mother's Day scuffle outside Red Lobster in Pa.

Long wait times for food on Mother's Day spark a confrontation outside Red Lobster in Springettsbury Township, Pa.
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Diplo confirms he has a son with former Miss Universe contestant in Mother's Day post

Diplo celebrated Mother's Day with a surprise announcement: He's now a father of three. Son Pace was born March 20.
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Five people shot at crowded Texas park

Police say five people were shot and wounded at a Texas park where hundreds had gathered on Mother's Day despite local guidelines discouraging large gatherings due to the coronavirus pandemic. (May..
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Here's the latest for Sunday, May 10: Chile cemeteries closed on Mother's Day due to virus; Seoul mayor closes bars after infections tied to clubgoers; kidnapped Italian aid worker released; unusual,..
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Snowfall on Mother's Day weekend would not keep these golfers from enjoying a round of golf

The man who recorded the two golfers said, "They got together and the weather was not about to stop them."
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Advice on Mother’s Day on Giving Birth During the Coronavirus

Try to laugh, trust your own judgment and concentrate on your baby.
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Pink reflects on celebrating Mother's Day amid coronavirus: 'Hold your babies tight'

Pink is hoping others spend Mother's Day thinking of how to best take care of children in the wake of the coronavirus.
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'Saturday Night Live': Kristen Wiig, Tina Fey, Martin Short return for Mother's Day show

Former "Saturday Night Live" cast members Kristen Wiig, Tina Fey and Martin Short all turned up in the season finale and Mother's Day telecast.
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Unusual Mother's Day weather: Two-thirds of the US face record cold and snow while a heat wave blasts the West

Mother's Day will bring Arctic blasts, wintry conditions and records low temperatures for two-thirds of the US. Meanwhile, a heat wave will hit Alaska
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Mom of 1.4-pound baby, a micro-preemie, celebrates her 'little miracle' this Mother's Day

A Nashville mom who gave birth to an 'alarmingly small' child celebrates her first Mother's Day with a healthy daughter and waves of gratitude.
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Mother's Day Bouquets: How Five Friends Saved a Tulip Farm From Covid-19

A group of old high school friends moved home and bought a tulip farm, just as the coronavirus threatened to devastate the industry. Here’s how the power of friendship and innovation saved them.
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Mother's Day, states' plans to reopen, cold weather: 5 things to know this weekend

More states will ease restrictions, many families will celebrate mom, unseasonably cold weather is set to hit and more news to start your weekend.
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During the coronavirus crisis, the gift this Mother's Day is time

The pandemic has undoubtedly created parental suffering, but it also offers an opportunity to be present with our children in ways we never could.
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20 of the best Mother's Day sales to shop this weekend

Retailers like Kohl's, Wayfair, and more are celebrating Mother's Day 2020 by hosting tons of amazing sales on apparel, tech, home goods and more.
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Mother's Day meets peak coronavirus contagion week in Mexico

Mother's Day, considered one of the most important dates in the social calendar for Mexicans, coincides with what health officials have calculated as the peak of the spread of the novel coronavirus.
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How celebs are spending Mother's Day in quarantine

Laura Prepon and Denise Richards tell USA TODAY about their Mother's Day plans while Maren Morris and Cameron Diaz will celebrate as first-time moms.
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Frosty forecast this Mother's Day weekend: Record cold, bomb cyclone, thundersnow may be on tap

Forecasters are warning of a rare spring pattern that is expected to sweep unseasonably cold weather east of the Rockies on Mother's Day weekend.
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10 last-minute Mother's Day gifts that don't require shipping

These are the best last-minute Mother's Day gifts, including Firstleaf, Home Chef, MasterClass, Bouqs, and FabFitFun.
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4 last-minute gift ideas for Mother's Day, including these subscription services

Here are quarantine-friendly ways to get mom a perfect gift for Mother's Day.
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Australia's biggest states retain lockdown measures on Mother's Day

Australia's two most populous states on Thursday refused to allow a one-day reprieve from strict limits on personal movement for Mother's Day this weekend, even as the country's rate of new coronavirus..
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7 perfect last-minute deals on Mother's Day gifts she'll love

If you haven't found the perfect present for mom just yet, check out these last-minute Mother's Day gifts sure to arrive before her special day.
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Belgium to open shops and allow Mother's Day meetings

Belgian shops will be allowed to open from Monday and people will be able to host others at their homes from Sunday, opening the door for Mother's Day celebrations, Prime Minister Sophie Wilmes said on..
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In time for Mother's Day? Ocean City, Maryland, announces plan to reopen beach, boardwalk

Ocean City, Maryland, announced plans to reopen its beach and boardwalk Mother's Day weekend that were closed to prevent spread of the coronavirus.
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Want to buy Mother's Day gifts online? You'd better hurry and get orders in now

Many items touted in Mother's Day sales by retailers won't be available for Sunday delivery. What to do? If Amazon is sold out, check the competition.
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Prison protest, Phoenix set for flyover, mask mandates: News from around our 50 states

Hawaii reverses course on Mother's Day flowers, Kentucky woman with COVID-19 arrested for breaking self-quarantine, and more
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15 amazing gifts on sale that will arrive in time for Mother's Day

These popular headphones, cooking tools, blankets make for great Mother's Day gift ideas—and they're on sale.
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Packed beaches, Tupac files for unemployment, no Mother's Day flowers: News from around our 50 states

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Daryn Kagan on Mother's Day and her daughter's two mothers

Broadcast journalist Daryn Kagan, who married a widower with a young girl, talks about raising the daughter of a woman who did not live to see her grow up.
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Nature: Mares and their foals

For Mother's Day, "Sunday Morning" takes us near Corolla, North Carolina. Videographer: Carl Mrozek.
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Celebrating dad

How did Father's Day come about? It was thanks to a woman, Sonora Smart Dodd, who in 1909 proposed a day to celebrate fathers, like the widowed Civil War veteran who'd raised Dodd and her five..
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Friend details murder victim Rachael DelTondo’s last moments

Rachael DelTondo was gunned down in her parents’ driveway in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania., on Mother’s Day 2018 -- just minutes after Lauren Watkins dropped her off.
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Police make arrest, say May shooting of Colts assistant coach's home was mistaken identity

A 20-year-old man has been named as a suspect in the Mother's Day shooting of the home of Indianapolis Colts assistant coach Parks Frazier.
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Did a secret lead to a Pennsylvania teacher's murder?

When a popular teacher was gunned down in her parents' driveway on Mother's Day 2018, a quiet Pennsylvania city was left scrambling for answers -- who would want the young woman dead? As it turns out,..
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Grandmother sues TSA claiming she was subject to 'strip search' on Mother's Day

The TSA is being sued by a grandmother who said she was traveling in Tulsa on Mother's Day and subjected to a strip search.
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