For US parents, the health, economic and social crisis the COVID-19 pandemic brought about is compounded by the difficult if not impossible task of working, caring for and educating kids.
In about two in three US families with two parents, both are working or looking for a job. That makes caring for kids when schools and day care providers are closed hard if not impossible.
Children need time to play and be outside. That will be true even if instructional hours are cut short due to social distancing.
At least for now, hundreds of thousands of students can stay in school without facing new hardships.
Before the Supreme Court ruled that Title VII protects LBGT employees, some organizations were already aware of the benefits of inclusion.
US stocks have nearly erased much of their coronavirus losses even as many Americans continue to suffer from the pandemic's impact.
Low-wage workers are less likely than high-wage workers to have access to things like masks, hand sanitizer and training on how to prevent COVID-19 transmission.
A third of Americans experiencing significant financial stress say they wouldn't contact a doctor if they experienced coronavirus symptoms.
Research has yet to support the theory that cash can spread the coronavirus.
The gender bias scale could help companies and other organizations better measure how women experience and perceive gender bias.
Dying without a will can cause all sorts of problems for families.
A new analysis tried to estimate Americans' 'willingness to pay' based on the implied value of social distancing and other public intervention measures.
The government wants to help small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, but the definition of “small” is still pretty big.
Several economists predict joblessness will eventually surpass the 25% rate experienced in 1933.
Physical activity is important for all kinds of health reasons, even in quarantine.
This real-time snapshot of the digital divide illustrates why education experts are concerned that school closures could increase achievement gaps.
A program intended to reduce coca production ended up giving two Latin American countries a big boost to their flower power.
Single mothers need more of a break than they get under current laws.
Washington has made all states use these tests to evaluate students, teachers, principals, schools and entire school systems for nearly two decades.
With vast swaths of society forced to work from home, people with disabilities can overcome many of the challenges they face in a normal office environment.