House Passes Bill Banning Abortions After 20 Weeks
It’s unlikely to pass in the Senate.
Graham-Cassidy is Dead: A Play in 5 Acts
Republican senators have pulled the plug on their latest attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
STUDY: Flint's Water Crisis Led to a Decrease in Fertility and Increase in Fetal Deaths
Researchers believe there was a “substantial” drop in the number of babies born.
What You Need to Know About the GOP's Latest Health Care Proposal
This Republican-led Congress is still trying to repeal Obamacare.
This Infographic Breaks Down How Racism Impacts Black People Daily
Living Cities’ “A Day in a Life” illustrates how structural and institutional racism join forces with individual bias to upend the lives of African Americans.
New Target for Statue Removal: 'Father of Gynecology' Who Operated on Enslaved Black Women
J. Marion Sims, a White doctor who performed countless operations without anesthesia, has become a new target for statue removal in New York City.
EPA Hit With 2 Lawsuits Over Safety Review for Chemicals
Earthjustice is suing the agency for allegedly weakening rules that could keep households safe.
ICYMI: Bruno Mars to Donate $1 Million to Flint Residents
The musician says he wants to help “our brothers and sisters affected by this disaster.”
READ: How Mental Health Training for Cops Saves Lives
A quarter of this year’s fatal police interactions involved victims dealing with mental illness.
This New Short Documentary Explains How Tobacco Companies Infiltrate Black Communities
“Black Lives/Black Lungs” filmmaker Lincoln Mondy: “Understanding the history of this 50-year-plus campaign is critical for taking back the health of our community.”
Maryland's Prince George's County Fights New Power Plants
The five plants will bring jobs to the area—but they will also cause a rise in pollution for the predominantly Black community.
Mitch McConnell on Trumpcare: 'It Is Time to Move On'
The Senate majority leader’s Republican party once again failed to repeal Obamacare.
John McCain Blasted for Condemning Trumpcare, Then Voting for It
BREAKING: Senate Votes to Advance Obamacare Repeal Debate
Vice President Mike Pence cast the deciding vote.
Two Flint Whistle Blowers Honored With $250K Prize
Both intend to donate the money to further recovery efforts.
Federal Appeals Court Rules EPA Does Not Have to Ban Harmful Pesticide
Chlorpyrifos can cause neurodevelopmental damage in children and is used on staple crops like apples and broccoli.
READ: Racism's Role in the Fight to Save Children From Lead Poisoning
Lead expert David Rosner to ThinkProgress: “The rest of the country basically saw it as an idiosyncratic thing, affecting just a few Black kids and Hispanic kids and therefore unimportant.”
#NeverRepeal Trends as Trumpcare Fails
With the GOP’s latest attempt to replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) thwarted, President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell are pushing for a wholesale repeal of the law of the land.
READ: Why Health Care is a Civil Right
Vann R. Newkirk II breaks down the ways the fight for racial equity intersects with the fight for access to health care.
Trumpcare By The Numbers
The Congressional Budget Office released its findings on the Senate’s Better Care Reconciliation Act. How will it impact you?