Affordable child care is key to keeping families together — and kids out of foster care. But, last year, lawmakers failed to accept $56 million in no-strings-attached federal funding that would go to help low-income working families afford childcare for their kids.
Even as the number of white Americans who self-identify as Christians has dropped rather significantly over the past decade, there is other evidence to suggest that, as people move away from traditional religion, they are more likely to desire a different form of spirituality.
The federal government shutdown is in its 13th day, and thousands of workers remain out of work or on furlough. The National Parks system is also deeply affected, with a large percentage of them currently closed.
L.A. residents now have a new way to get warning about earthquakes. The city is rolling out a new smartphone app called ShakeAlertLA. It’s believed to be the first app of its kind in the U.S., and is now available for both Apple and Android phones.
Reuters reported on Wednesday that 28 pharmaceutical companies are set to raise prices on over 250 drugs this year. This comes even as President Trump has made reducing the price of prescription medications a core part of his administration's healthcare agenda.
Women in Arizona who are seeking abortions now have to answer more questions from doctors about why they’re getting the procedure. That’s according to a new state law, which went into effect this week.
Labor advocates in Mexico are using "Roma," which tells the fictional story of an upper middle-class family in the Roma section of Mexico City, to advocate for improving conditions for real-life domestic workers. More Stories From Mexico City →
Arizona’s outgoing Senator Jon Kyl said he kept busy during his brief tenure in the U.S. Senate. Kyl made his parting comments about four months after he was appointed to fill the late Sen. John McCain’s seat.
An international team has found that meltwater from beneath the Greenland ice sheet is brimming with methane. The findings suggest glacial melt could provide substantial amounts of the greenhouse gas globally.