The California senator, who announced her retirement Thursday, has been an outspoken voice on abortion and an inspiration to female politicians.
A recent report found that African-American girls were suspended at much higher rates than their white peers, a phenomenon that leads to lower earnings and educational attainment in the long run.
In Washington, D.C.—a city that is half African American–just 3 percent of Capital Bikeshare's users are black. Can advocates and city planners change that?
A new analysis finds eliminating the "tipped minimum wage" would reduce poverty rates and narrow the wage gap.
As parents age, the burdens of caregiving will fall mostly on their daughters, who will have to deal with not only the physical and mental stress of providing support, but the financial strain as well.
A flimsy, politically motivated charge makes the governor look like a victim—and distracts from his sometimes questionable use of power.
The Texas governor has been charged with abuse of power, but some of his political opponents question the case against him.
States that refused to expand coverage under the Affordable Care Act seem to be slowly softening their opposition.
There's been a revolution in marijuana policy since Gil Kerlikowske took office in 2009. Has he moved with the times, or is he stuck in the past?
The U.S. representative from New York beat everyone else in declaring his 2016 candidacy. That's probably the only White House race he'll win.