President Joe Biden will convene world leaders beginning on March 29, 2023, to discuss the state of democracies around the world.
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Lack of Diversity in Clinical Trials is Leaving Women and Patients of Color Behind and Harming the Future of Medicine | Opinion
As Yamamoto said, “Precision medicine will fail if we don’t address those issues in a head-on way.”
Public School Enrollment Dropped by 1.2M During the Pandemic – An Expert Discusses Where the Students Went and Why it Matters
Nationwide testing results released in the fall of 2022 revealed that the reading and math performance on standardized tests of students who were in fourth and eighth grades in the U.S. in the 2021-2022 school year declined by historic amounts.
Twitter’s New Data Fees Leave Scientists Scrambling for Funding – or Cutting Research
Twitter is ending free access to its application programming interface, or API. An API serves as a software “middleman” allowing two applications to talk to each other.
More Women are Being Detained as Jail Populations Near Pre-COVID Levels
A look at incarceration trends shows that as jails fill back up, women are being booked at a faster rate.
National Unemployment Drops As Jobs Increase
Over the last six months, the national unemployment rate has bounced back and forth between 3.5 percent and 3.7 percent. In December, the national unemployment rate dropped to 3.5 percent, down 0.1 percent from the previous month.
A Social Media Expert Explains How Mastodon Works and Why It Won’t Be a New Twitter | Opinion
In the wake of Elon Musk’s noisy takeover of Twitter, people have been looking for alternatives to the increasingly toxic microblogging social media platform. Many of those fleeing or hedging their bets have turned to Mastodon, which has attracted hundreds of thousands of new users since Twitter’s acquisition.
National Unemployment Drops to 3.5 Percent in September
On Friday, October 7, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released a report with preliminary September unemployment and job numbers.
Democrats in Congress Save Americans from Rising Health Care Costs with Subsidy Extensions
President Joe Biden recently signed the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) into law, and the health care subsidies written in the bill will stave the rising cost of premiums.
Biden Takes Action to Protect Abortion Rights but is it Enough?
Since the conservative majority in the United States Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade last month, President Biden stated that the court’s decision was not driven by the Constitution or the history of protecting women at the time when they were dying from unsafe abortions.