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.
Physically expanding roads doesn't cure congestion. So why are places like Arkansas spending millions to do just that?
“The welfare system no longer held people back, it helped them to move ahead.”
They seemed like such a good idea in the 1950s.
Even sirens, airplanes, and leaf blowers may make less noise.
In a strong national economy, places like Louisiana, Illinois, and Oklahoma are nevertheless struggling. Why?
Schools in El Paso are struggling to find the funds and the format to help low-income Spanish-speaking students.
Low-income residents bought cheap land outside of border cities decades ago. But the promised infrastructure never came.