Candice Norwood is a breaking news reporter. Before The 19th, she was a digital politics reporter for the PBS NewsHour, a staff writer for Governing magazine covering state and local government, and a freelancer for the Bloomberg News White House team.
COVID-19 vaccine rollout for children ages 5 to 11 comes with familiar obstacles
White House officials hope to assure hesitant parents and head off misinformation while making sure marginalized communities have access to doses early on.
Fadwa Hammoud, who made history arguing a Supreme Court case, wants to make room for other voices
Michigan’s solicitor general was the first Arab-American Muslim woman to make an oral argument before the justices
The Supreme Court appears likely to allow challenges to Texas’ six-week abortion law. Here’s what that means.
Justices Brett Kavanaugh and Amy Coney Barrett both seem open to arguments from Texas abortion providers.
The Supreme Court will hear arguments on Texas' abortion law. Here's what you need to know.
The unusual structure of Senate Bill 8 means that Monday’s arguments will not actually address the constitutional right to an abortion.
Senate confirms second ever woman solicitor general, who represents federal government before Supreme Court
Elizabeth Prelogar clerked for now-Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan, who was the first woman solicitor general. Her confirmation comes days before oral arguments on a Texas abortion ban.
Trials begin on vaccine to prevent an aggressive breast cancer
Scientists are targeting triple-negative cancer, a form of the disease that disproportionately affects Black people and people under 40.
White House reveals nation’s first gender equity strategy, aiming to close the pay gap and increase abortion access
The Biden administration’s Gender Policy Council has released a strategy that requires each agency to figure out how to implement measures to reach key goals and makes long-awaited reforms to data collection.
Three-quarters of U.S. women want big reform to the economic system, new study shows
A new 17-country survey from Pew Research Center showed that most Americans are dissatisfied with the country’s political, economic and health care systems, but more women than men think reform is needed on the economy.
After storms batter Louisiana’s parishes, Black women lead the way in picking up the pieces
16 years after Hurricane Katrina, efforts to address inequity in relief and preparation have been mixed, organizers say.
The 19th Explains: What’s going on with the Build Back Better plan in Congress?
The House approved what Biden has called a ‘historic’ bill that includes free pre-K and funding for child care and home care. Senate negotiations continue.