While the citizenship question has been the most visible census-related controversy, it has not been the only one. Another consequential debate concerns why the census manages to lose millions of children every decade, and what can be done to fix that.
The discovery of a hard drive of Republican redistricting expert Thomas Hofeller could impact the Supreme Court decision on whether to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census.
Those who think the Electoral College is problematic include numerous Democratic presidential candidates. As Sen. Elizabeth Warren put it to one audience, “Your vote just doesn’t count ... and that is wrong.”
The strict anti-abortion laws passed recently in Alabama, Georgia, Ohio, Mississippi, Kentucky, Iowa and North Dakota contain thousands of words. Tens of thousands more will be contained in court filings as these laws are appealed through the judicial system over the next year or more. And in their wake
The near-total abortion ban passed by the Alabama Legislature and signed into law this week was a major topic of conversation among students at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. A nonscientific sampling of students found that not only had all of them heard about the ban, but most worried about
The abortion ban approved Tuesday night by the Alabama Senate is more than just the most restrictive legislation passed by any state in the 46 years since the Supreme Court legalized abortion nationwide.
Armstrong's book is an intimate and gritty tale of how she did something desperate and, as she puts it, “insane” because it seemed the only path back to sanity.
As anti-abortion legislation sweeps across the country, Yahoo News travels to Louisiana to explore the story behind its anti-abortion law, Act 620.
An Indiana University professor and graduate student have concluded that “pro-vax information and activity is beginning to push back against, and even overtake, anti-vax disinformation.”
“It's an incredibly uncomfortable situation and not at all acceptable.” The stories of Biden being Biden go back years. In fact, all this touching and feeling has long been part of Biden’s appeal.
The unexpected filing in the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, where a challenge to the ACA is being heard, came in the middle of the administration’s victory lap over the conclusion of the special counsel's investigation.
Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has a plan for providing government-subsidized childcare that would cost parents no more than 7 percent of their income per year.
For many American women, these are times when they are feeling seen and being heard. Among those is Arnett, who believes that women are paid the same as men when they do the same work, but that much of the time they are not capable of the same work and therefore earn less.
As some states move to make late-term abortions for medical reasons easier to obtain, anti-abortion forces, aided by President Trump, are calling it “infanticide.” Parents who have had the procedure are pushing back and telling their stories.
President Trump honored Holocaust survivors in his State of the Union speech. But many could have been saved if the U.S. had opened its doors to refugees from Europe before World War II.
Thousands of anti-abortion protestors gathered for the 46th March for Life rally on the National Mall Friday afternoon and were greeted with surprise addresses by both President Trump (on video) and Vice President Pence (in person).
In 1998, a woman chose a family to be the adopted parents for her son, Michael. Almost 20 years later he got in touch with Lisa Belkin, who wrote an article about the open adoption, because he wanted to tell his side of the story.
Native American, Korean American and Muslim women all won seats in Congress, along with many other firsts. But old-fashioned identity politics is giving way to a broader appeal to diversity.
The abortion rights movement in the United States is finding much to celebrate in the midterm elections, though activists concede that victory is relative in this political landscape.