(The Center Square) – Washington’s 18 public charter schools say they're getting a raw deal when it comes to education funding. ... Read More.
Fans of the late Jimmy Buffett are getting another preview of his upcoming posthumous album, Equal Strain On All Parts, which drops November 3.Two new songs from the album have just been released, including a cover of Bob Dylan’s “Mozambique” featuring special guest Emmylou Harris. "Mozambique" originally appeared on Dylan's... Read More.
(LONDON) -- When she hopped on a taxi in Tehran this past summer, Raha was not wearing a headscarf.Her open challenge to the mandatory hijab rule in place in Iran for the last 40 years did not go unnoticed. She said her male taxi... Read More.
Jimmy Buffett may be gone, but his music lives on, and he's helping fans "keep the party going," which is exactly what he wanted them to do. Buffett passed away on September 1, but a new album, Equal Strain on All Parts, will be released November... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Congressional Democrats on Thursday unveiled a new push to make the Equal Rights Amendment part of the Constitution.Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York and Rep. Cori Bush of Missouri introduced a joint resolution stating the gender-equality measure has met ratification requirements and should... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A push led by Democrats to give more time for states to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, or ERA, failed on Thursday.The measure didn't win the support needed to clear a key 60-vote threshold, with the final tally being 51 to 47.... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A New York City woman has gone viral for tweeting about her fight for equal pay.Kimberly Nguyen, a 25-year-old user experience writer, tweeted earlier this month that she saw a job listing for a full-time position with her company that pays... Read More.
At the South by Southwest Film Festival in Austin, Texas, on Friday, Priyanka Chopra Jonas had a few things to say about equality.On the positive side, she noted that the series she was promoting, Citadel, from Avengers blockbuster directors Joe and Anthony Russo, represented the "first time" she'd been paid what her male... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Equal Rights Amendment was first drafted and introduced in Congress in 1923 -- and now, a century later, a bipartisan group of lawmakers is working to at last enshrine its guarantees of gender equality in the Constitution."I'm dismayed that in 2023, we... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States for both men and women, but women may not be receiving the same treatment, according to a new study.Though guidelines for heart disease prevention are gender neutral, researchers report... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Women who play soccer for the United States will now earn the same amount as men in a landmark equal pay win.U.S. Soccer and the unions for both the men's and women's national teams announced Wednesday they reached a new collective... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the House Democratic Women's Caucus gathered Tuesday morning to highlight the gender pay gap on Equal Pay Day."They call this Equal Pay Day, but I like to call it 'Unequal Pay Day' because that's the message that... Read More.