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.
The accidental deaths of a father and two young children from carbon monoxide poisoning last month highlight a problem that’s more common with keyless ignition cars.
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.
Heidi Heitkamp, the first-term Democratic senator from North Dakota, lost her reelection bid to GOP Rep. Kevin Cramer — a defeat considered a direct result of her vote against the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.
Donna Shalala, whose résumé already includes secretary of Health and Human Services in the Clinton administration, is now adding a new title — congresswoman — after winning in a longtime Republican district in Florida.
The congressional race between Republican Lena Epstein and Democrat Haley Stevens in suburban Detroit is a model for the battle for the key demographic of white, college-educated, suburban women.
In the past year, a growing outcry against harassment and abuse has toppled dozens of men from power, but less attention has been paid to the institutional scaffolding that allowed those men to gain and keep power in the first place.
Donna Shalala, a former Cabinet secretary and college president, got mad enough at Trump to make her first run for public office at the age of 77, seeking a congressional seat in South Florida.
The oldest victim of the Tree of Life synagogue shooting had seen anti-Semitism rise and fall over the years, but was shielded from the worst of it. Until Saturday.
They do not hide their gender identities, nor do they deny the historical significance of their emergence onto the political stage, but most transgender candidates say they aim to focus on issues other than their sexuality. This week, however, that became harder than ever.
In an event that seems like a reprise of the 1990s, former first lady Hillary Clinton will join former Clinton Cabinet Secretary Donna Shalala Wednesday at a fundraiser for Shalala’s congressional campaign.
Alyse Galvin never thought of running for political office until she attended the Women’s March. Now she’s in a close race for Alaska’s congressional seat.
Abortion-rights advocates are preparing for the likelihood that the Supreme Court in the near future may curtail, or completely overturn, Roe v. Wade. Their strategy focuses on securing abortion rights in individual states.
Women won elections in record numbers after Anita Hill's testimony in 1991. Will Christine Blasey Ford spark a similar trend?