In this May 21, 2020 file photo, a man looks at signs displayed of a store closing due to the coronavirus pandemic in Niles, Ill. The viral pandemic's resurgence caused the number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits to rise last week for the first time in nearly four months, evidence of the deepening economic pain the outbreak is causing. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
The $600 Weekly Benefit Is Ending and Another 1.4 Million Americans Just Filed for Jobless Claims

Thursday's grim report comes as coronavirus infections continue to rise across the country, thus hindering the economic comeback President Donald Trump has touted.

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Federal Judge Rules You Can Get the Abortion Pill Through the Mail During the Pandemic

Monday's ruling "means that the Trump administration can no longer force patients to incur unnecessary COVID-19 risks as the price of getting abortion care.”

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Supreme Court Sides With Trump on Who Can Access Birth Control. Here’s What You Need to Know.

The ruling could cause tens of thousands of people to lose birth control coverage in one year.

President Donald Trump listens during a "National Dialogue on Safely Reopening America's Schools," event in the East Room of the White House, Tuesday, July 7, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Trump Pressures Governors to Fully Reopen Schools Even as Coronavirus Surges—Or Else

“It’s clear that our nation’s schools must fully reopen and fully operate this school year. Anything short of that robs students, not to mention taxpayers, of their future,” DeVos said during a call with governors.

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What Freedom Looks Like to Me: 6 Americans Tell Us Their Hopes of Liberation and Justice

The writers in this series discuss a range of topics, from dealing with everyday racism and growing up impoverished and food insecure to living with a widely misunderstood mental health disorder, and more.

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Breonna Taylor Would Have Been 27 Today. This Woman Is Making Sure She Isn’t Forgotten.

“June 5 was already marked in my head as a significant date because it’s my mother’s birthday. And realizing that we’re connected on that small level, it tugged at my heartstrings. I wanted to do something.”

FILE - In this Thursday, March 30, 2017 file photo, Ferguson Councilwoman Ella Jones speaks during a mayoral forum in Ferguson, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
Ferguson’s First Black Woman Mayor Ella Jones Knows She’s Got Work to Do

Voters in Ferguson, Missouri, made their voices heard on Tuesday by electing Ella Jones, the city's first Black woman mayor.