Viewfinder is Pacific Standard's daily photo feature, showcasing one image from the news.
The U.S. has a rough track record with how it treats new parents, but there are reasons to believe that this could soon be a thing of the past.
Firefighters gather up an American Flag after the funeral for New York City firefighter Lieutenant Michael Davidson at St. Patrick's Cathedral on March 27th, 2018, in New York City, New York.
Candidates cheer for themselves before sitting the National College Entrance Examination (a.k.a. Gaokao) outside an exam site on June 7th, 2018.
A pile of tires burns as prison officers demonstrate in front of Villefranche-sur-Saône prison in Lyon, France, on January 15th, 2018.
Protesters demonstrate in support of former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on January 24th, 2018.