As men in agriculture grow older and die without male successors, their wives and daughters are learning to run the business.
The poor must prove they’re clean before they can receive benefits from the government. Why not hold the rich to the same standard?
For years, conservative policymakers have urged those in need to get work. But for those without driver’s licenses—who are by and large people of color—that’s not such an easy task.
In the past, publicly financed arenas have left cities footing hefty bills. Now, the state of Wisconsin is putting $250 million into a new arena for the Milwaukee Bucks—will this venture be any different?
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As young people increasingly move to cities, what happens to the people and places they leave behind?
Oregon, one of the whitest states in the union, also has one of the most generous safety nets. Is that a coincidence or something more troubling?
Can cannabis revive Oregon’s long-struggling reservation economies?
Do these tax-subsidized apartments perpetuate segregation by excluding some low-income households?
The city is facing a housing crisis, but despite its progressive reputation, it’s done little to ensure affordability for longtime residents.
Cities are arguing that they, too, were damaged by risky loans, and that they should be able to take the lenders to court to regain their losses.
The series allowed children to build their own story—but it also created false perceptions about decision-making.
Nearly 60 years after the integration of Central High, the city’s schools are still divided by race.
Giving people access to support services and a place to stay can reduce the number of those living on the streets. But can that be done affordably?
Economic disparity is a problem that has grown along with the nation.
When the government pays for people to work, they get out of poverty, a new study finds.
Are faith-based programs for the poor a problem when there's no secular alternative?
Researchers tracked hundreds of students in Baltimore to find out what top achievers had that others didn’t.
America’s once-robust safety net is no more.
Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx is urging communities to think more carefully about where they build roads.