Featured, Living, Urban Indian Healthcare Native American veterans encompass resilience, overcome health care challenges For Melodi Serna, 44, serving in the military is a family tradition. Her great grandfather served in World War I, her great aunt in World War II, her grandfather in Korea, and her great uncle in ... CONTINUE READING Living Pelosi and Bipartisan California Delegation Light Capitol Christmas Tree WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and a bipartisan group of other California lawmakers on Wednesday evening gathered on the front lawn to light this year’s Capitol Christmas tree, an 84-foot white fir from Six ... CONTINUE READING Featured, Health, Living, Social Justice Justices Appear Supportive of Mississippi Abortion Limits WASHINGTON — The long-held precedent of upholding abortion rights, as established in Roe v. Wade, appeared more vulnerable following oral arguments on Wednesday over the legality of Mississippi’s near total ban on the procedure. State ... CONTINUE READING Coronavirus, Economy, Featured, Living Capital Region housing groups cautious as HUD expands COVID-19 relief WASHINGTON, D.C. — Some housing officials in the Capital Region are telling homeowners who are relieved by the new federal COVID-19 eviction moratorium extension to begin preparing financially for the eventual end of the federal ... CONTINUE READING
Women out-earn men in male-dominated fields

Women out-earn men in male-dominated fields

While American women made about 81% what men earned in 2018, women have managed to surpass their male colleagues in some lines of work, Census data show, including in male-dominated industries such as science and some blue-collar jobs.

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Senate Committee Witness: Robocall scams can result in tragedy

Senate Aging Committee Chairman Sen. Susan Collins and the top Democrat on the committee, Sen. Bob Casey of Pennsylvania, have introduced measures to combat the illegal robocalls. Casey’s bill, introduced in January, aims to create a federal advisory council to develop educational materials for financial institution, retail and wire transfer company employees.

Poor People’s Campaign organizes in D.C.

WASHINGTON — Over fifty years after Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. sought to mobilize the country to address the issue of poverty, activists in D.C. are picking up the mantle and looking to address issues that effect the poor in D.C. The D.C. Poor People's Campaign...

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