While segregation was still casting its ugly shadow over the U.S., the Homer G. Phillips Hospital was providing top-notch medical care to African Americans and training some of the world's best Black doctors and nurses.
President Joe Biden announced his plan to deliver on a campaign promise to provide $10,000 in student debt cancellation, along with new measures to lower the burden of repayment for their remaining federal student debt.
Oregon, Washington, and California, have sought to establish the West Coast as an abortion safe haven, welcoming patients traveling from states where the procedure has been banned or greatly restricted.
Gov. Jay Inslee will push for a state constitutional amendment to protect abortion rights within the state, and laws that make it difficult for other states to investigate whether their own residents have visited Washington for abortion care.