Borrowers who become disabled can have their loans discharged, but they must pay income taxes associated with the amount forgiven.
The White House is emphasizing jobs this week, but the president's budget proposal contains major cuts to employment and job training programs.
The twenty years following welfare reform offer lessons about what can happen to the social safety net under similar circumstances.
Meals on Wheels, which faces deep funding cuts, supports the physical and mental health of 2.4 million seniors across America.
The catchall category “AAPI” is popular among researchers and race equity advocates, but can conflate the identities and issues of two distinct groups.
A new CDC report suggests that the black-white disparity in death rates has vanished. But the real story on mortality trends is more nuanced.
The variation within the Asian population is often overlooked because disaggregated data is difficult to come by.
Wide disparities in public investment raise concerns about whether children nationwide are on equal footing when pursuing the American Dream.
Nearly one in three nonelderly black Americans have past-due medical bills—a concerning number given the consequences for physical and financial health.