A sign describes safety precautions on a mostly empty campus at the University of California, Irvine in Irvine, CA on Friday, October 2, 2020. Classes started Thursday, October 1st but most are online, leaving few students on campus due to COVID-19 (coronavirus) restrictions. (Photo by Paul Bersebach/MediaNews Group/Orange County Register via Getty Images)
Low-Income College Students Dropping Out, Not Enrolling in College Due to COVID

Federal student aid applications are down by nearly 100,000, a drop of four percentage points, as the coronavirus pandemic continues.

Pregnant Workers Fairness Act
Pregnancy Discrimination Still Happens. This Bill Would Ensure Workers Get the Protections They Need.

Discriminating against a pregnant person is illegal in the United States for more than 40 years, but as these women's stories show, it still happens.

School buses in coronavirus pandemic
A Majority of School Bus Drivers Are Over 55. Here’s How One District Is Protecting Them.

Bus riding during the pandemic has been a source of concern for parents nationwide, and school bus drivers—like teachers and other school staff—are putting their own health at risk to perform their jobs.

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Here Are Three Ways to Channel Your Grief Over RBG’s Death Into Action

The loss of Ginsburg—as a pioneer for women’s rights and the underprivileged—is one that is keenly felt around the country.

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This Worker Got Laid Off Twice Since the Economic Crisis Began. Here’s How He’s Surviving.

“The only thing keeping me from losing my apartment is that I applied and received two months of rent from the Allegheny County Housing Authority."

COVID-19 pandemic forces children and teachers online learning.
‘Exhausted Doesn’t Cut It’: This Mom and Teacher Shares What Life Is Like Now That Schools Have Reopened

A mother shares her exhausting experience as a parent and teacher juggling between caring for her children and teaching her students during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Suburban Moms Are Channeling Their Collective Frustration to Vote for Joe Biden

A recent poll found that 66% of suburban women said they disapproved of Trump’s performance as president overall, and 58% said they “strongly disapproved.”