In 40 percent of cases where a student loan debtor sought forgiveness of their loans as part of a bankruptcy case, the judge granted at least some relief. Only 0.1 percent took the bait.
The Louisiana governor eliminates hospice care for Medicaid recipients.
Meet Willie Parker, the public face of the effort to save the state's only abortion clinic.
No one is more responsible for Democratic timidity on the issue.
Why does the ’70s-era image of the white, middle-class teenager as the typical abortion patient persist?
Our best pieces from the archives on abortion and contraception, charting the changes in the public's opinions on the contentious politics over a woman's right to choose.
The abortion debate is dominated by absolutists on both ends, even as most Americans remain in the squeamish middle.
Barack Obama's re-election might make the landmark decision safe for now, but its meaning has eroded over the years.
As the president’s second term gets underway, experts and activists look back and weigh in on who Obama should have chosen to serve, if partisan politics (and reality) were no object.
He's a seasoned leader with four years of impressive accomplishments—who's to say his next term won't be even better than the last?
Republicans have given up.
What we have here are two different visions of what society should look like.
As we draw closer to the withdrawal in Afghanistan promised at the close of 2014, a look back at America's longest war.
With Republicans divided, the president could open up space to move progressive policies. First, the progressive community needs to move him.
For Lance Armstrong's Texas hometown, his downfall has been about a whole lot more than cycling.