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All adults will be eligible for Covid-19 vaccine on April 19, Biden announces

All adults will be eligible for Covid-19 vaccine on April 19, Biden announces

President Joe Biden has announced that all adults will become eligible for a Covid-19 vaccine by April 19. The news came as confirmed coronavirus infections continue to rise throughout the US, intensifying pressure to quickly increase the number of vaccinated people to help counter the rise of more infectious coronavirus variants. “Let me be deadly…
As more adults get vaccinated, kids’ lives can start returning to normal too

As more adults get vaccinated, kids’ lives can start returning to normal too

Fully vaccinated grandparents and older adults around the US are now reuniting with their grandkids and other close kin, with the aid of new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released last week. The updated guidelines say that it’s now relatively safe for a small group of fully vaccinated people to get…
Climate activist Greta Thunberg used her superpower of shaming adults on Senate Democrats

Climate activist Greta Thunberg used her superpower of shaming adults on Senate Democrats

This story is part of Covering Climate Now, a global collaboration of more than 250 news outlets to strengthen coverage of the climate story. In a packed room on Capitol Hill Tuesday afternoon, Senate Democrats were fawning over a group of youth climate activists, showering them with praise. “We need your leadership. Young people are…
10 Beauty Products We Loved In College — & Still Use As Adults

10 Beauty Products We Loved In College — & Still Use As Adults

Yes, some of our best memories were made throughout those four (or, uhh, four and a half) years as an undergrad, but some of our favorite beauty products were found during that time as well. We may have left the hallowed halls of our beloved alma maters with memories, along with a mountain of debt,…
Cute Lunch Totes That Are Perfectly Acceptable For Adults

Cute Lunch Totes That Are Perfectly Acceptable For Adults

We may not miss the questionable contents of packed lunches past (we're looking at you Lunchables), but we do miss the conveniently compact and proudly totable vessels they came in. Bringing lunch to work as an adult is a challenge. For starters, we're packing it ourselves now — and that faithful Pink Power Rangers insulated…
Younger generations cast more votes than baby boomers and older adults in 2018

Younger generations cast more votes than baby boomers and older adults in 2018

Voters ages 18 to 53, including millennials, Generation X, and young voters, cast more votes than baby boomers and older generations amid a modern record high turnout in the 2018 midterm elections, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis. Voters younger than 53 accounted for a narrow majority of the total voter turnout by…
A promising new clue to prevent teen suicide: empower adults who care

A promising new clue to prevent teen suicide: empower adults who care

Teen suicides have been growing more common, and no one really knows why — or how to stop it. Here are some sobering statistics. Between 2009 and 2017, the number of high schoolers who contemplated suicide reportedly increased 25 percent. Deaths by suicide among teens increased 33 percent in that time period as well. Suicide…
Study: Cory Booker’s baby bonds nearly close the racial wealth gap for young adults

Study: Cory Booker’s baby bonds nearly close the racial wealth gap for young adults

Baby bonds, a proposal embraced by likely presidential candidate Cory Booker, would give newborns savings accounts that would be worth tens of thousands of dollars by age 18. It’s an ambitious plan — and, according to a new study, it would almost entirely close the wealth gap between black and white young people. Booker’s plan…

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