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The Women Who Went From 9 to 5 to 9 to Fight

Emiliana Guereca never had an interest in politics, but that all changed when Donald Trump was elected president. So, she shifted gears from her life in business and took a stand. Guereca is now the c...
By Marie Targonski-O'Brien

The Creative Way New Jersey Is Fighting The Gender Wage Gap

A new bill passed by legislators could soon make asking about salary history illegal for New Jersey employers in an effort to tackle the gender wage gap issue. After passing the New Jersey General Ass...
By Natasha Guzmán

The Bad News About Seattle's $15 Minimum Wage

Three years ago, Seattle voted to incrementally increase the minimum wage in the city to eventually reach $15 an hour. It was a huge victory for supporters of raising the minimum wage, and a way to te...
By Kelly Tunney

Bustle's Editors On Serena Williams + 'PLL'

How's it going, everyone? It's crazy to think that there are only a few days left in June — this summer is seriously speeding by. The July Fourth holiday is just around the corner, and then we'll real...
By Rachel Simon

What Winning A Supreme Court Case Really Feels Like

One year after the Supreme Court handed Whole Woman's Health a decisive victory in declaring that Texas' abortion restrictions created an undue burden, lead plaintiff Amy Hagstrom Miller refuses to qu...
By Celia Darrough

The White House's Anti-Semitism Office Will Be Empty Beginning Next Month

As of July 1, the U.S. State Department is unofficially abandoning its anti-Semitism office. According to multiple reports, the position of special envoy for monitoring and combatting anti-Semitism wi...
By Cate Carrejo

North Korea's Comparison Of Trump's America To Nazi Germany Backfires

On Tuesday, the North Korean government described President Trump's "America First" policies as an "American version of Nazism." This is not the first time North Korea has offered a stinging condemnat...
By Chris Tognotti

Senate Delays Vote On Troubled Health Care Bill

Despite an aggressive push from majority leader Mitch McConnell, the Senate will delay the health care bill vote until after the July 4 congressional recess, according to multiple reports on Tuesday. ...
By Chris Tognotti

Serena Williams Responds To John McEnroe

2017 has been one hell of a year for tennis star/clothing designer/entrepreneur/mother-to-be Serena Williams. She's at the top of her game, and if you think an insult from a male tennis player is goin...
By Kelly Tunney

Trump Is Damaging The World's Opinion Of The United States

A new survey by the Pew Research Center reveals that President Trump is significantly damaging the United States' image worldwide. According to the poll, which gathered data from 37 nations, a mere 22...
By Natasha Guzmán

The Women Who Went From 9 to 5 to 9 to Fight

Emiliana Guereca never had an interest in politics, but that all changed when Donald Trump was elected president. So, she shifted gears from her life in business and took a stand. Guereca is now the c...
By Marie Targonski-O'Brien

Syria Responds To White House Claims That It's Planning Another Chemical Attack

Syrian officials have pushed back on the White House's accusation that it is planning another chemical weapons attack. In an interview with the Associated Press on Tuesday, Ali Haidar, the Minister fo...
By Natasha Guzmán

The Sobering Link Between Transgender Visibility And Violence

According to reports from the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs between 2010 to 2016, members of the transgender community face a higher rate of deadly violence than the rest of the LGBTQ c...
By Tara Wanda Merrigan

Stephen Colbert Clarifies His "Announcement" To Run For President

On Friday, Stephen Colbert appeared on a Russian talk show to announce he was mulling a 2020 run. “If anyone would like to work on my campaign in an unofficial capacity, please just let me know,” he s...
By Tara Wanda Merrigan

Why You Shouldn't Forget About Syria

Though it pops in and out of the news cycle each week, it's more important than ever to remember not to forget about the war in Syria. On Monday, the Trump administration announced that it suspects Sy...
By Sarah Friedmann

The White House Is Leveraging Poor People's Insurance To Pass Trumpcare

As more and more information is revealed about the Senate's health care bill, concern over the future of the country's most vulnerable people is at an all-time high. In order to put additional pressur...
By Katherine Speller

The Germs On Cash Can Tell Scientists A Lot About Us

Dirty money isn't just dirty — it can divulge an interesting lot about human activity. According to a team of biologists from New York University, you can learn a lot about human behavior and movement...
By Mehreen Kasana

How To Effectively Argue Against The GOP's Health Care Bill

After around a month of debate, Senate Republicans have finally unveiled their health care bill, and they plan to vote on it by the end of June. It's unclear whether or not it has the votes to pass, b...
By Seth Millstein

Hawaii Is Reaching Out To Sexual Assault Survivors

In order to improve investigations, the Attorney General's office in Hawaii is launching a sexual assault kit initiative that will connect survivors with better support services. The initiative, calle...
By Mehreen Kasana

Justin Trudeau Wore The Best Socks At Canada's Pride Celebration

Toronto's Pride Parade got a boost of celebrity when Canada's own prime minister showed up to show his support. But he did much more than simply show up for the LGBTQ community: Justin Trudeau wore Ei...
By Lani Seelinger

You Need To Read This One Part Of The CBO Health Care Report

The Congressional Budget Office released its analysis of Senate Republicans’ health care bill on Monday, and found that if the legislation were enacted, it would leave an additional 22 million America...
By Seth Millstein