The US stock market has stayed high despite punishing economic indicators during the pandemic.
Yes, the Stock Market Is Doing Mostly Well. No, the American Economy Is Not.

Little more than half of Americans actually own stock. That helps make the stock market a less-than-ideal indicator of how the US economy is actually doing.

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Nearly 30 Million Americans Went Without Health Coverage Last Year. Then the Pandemic Hit.

The continued loss of health coverage under the Trump administration has eroded the gains made since the passage of the Affordable Care Act, which made insurance attainable for 20 million people.

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a roundtable discussion with veterans, Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, at Hillsborough Community College in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Scientific American Is Endorsing a Presidential Candidate for the First Time in 175 Years

“The evidence and the science show that Donald Trump has badly damaged the U.S. and its people—because he rejects evidence and science. That is why we urge you to vote for Joe Biden, who is offering fact-based plans to protect our health, our economy and the environment."

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New Guidelines Exclude Paid Leave for Parents Who Keep Their Kids Out of In-Person Schooling

"This is going to affect the people who have immunocompromised family members at home, immunocompromised kids themselves, people who work in health care and other high-risk industries. Those are going to be the people most affected by this restrictive interpretation."

Schools across the country are bracing for steep budget cuts as the coronavirus pandemic continues (AP Photo/Jeff Amy).
Massive School Budget Cuts Poised to Disproportionately Affect Students of Color, the Disabled, and Low-Income Students

As schools across the United States struggle to reopen, they are facing huge budget shortfalls caused by the coronavirus pandemic. And the impact isn't going to be felt evenly.

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The COVID Recession Is About to Make Life Much Worse for Women

Fewer than half of women are satisfied with thow they're treated in the U.S. The outsized impact of COVID-19 on women’s employment is sure to exacerbate that.

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John Kasich, AOC, and Michelle Obama: Here’s Who Is Speaking and When at the DNC

“I will be speaking at the #DNC Convention because I believe that America needs to go in a different direction," Kasich tweeted on Monday.