Improvements have been made, but without serious investment in infrastructure, the city and its residents will remain vulnerable.
Police used tear gas to disperse a crowd protesting the killing by officers of an 18-year-old black man.
The feds are partnering with the popular review site to encourage feedback on public services like the TSA and IRS—and preparing to get an earful.
The U.S. soldier convicted of leaking classified information has been found guilty of violating rules for permitted reading material.
The top admiral says “there is no reason” why women can’t join the elite unit if they can pass the notoriously difficult training program.
This Friday, two female soldiers will graduate from the elite program.
A California library becomes a living legend.
The Obama administration announced a new program Monday to combat an increase in the use and trafficking of the drug.
Over the next two months, The Atlantic will explore many different visions of the American dream, in stories, videos, and photo essays.
Life ministering to inmates for the Oregon Department of Corrections
The president has implicitly endorsed the music-streaming service, which could go a long way for the Swedish startup.
A rap album made Compton an icon of urban decay, but the struggles of that California town are common to inner-ring suburbs.
The former president learned of the disease after a recent surgery.
In the past, when users of the drug were disproportionately black, they faced severe punishments.
The EPA accidentally dumped 3 million gallons of wastewater from a mine into the river in southwestern Colorado.
An arrest on Monday highlights the importance of two recent Fourth Amendment rulings.
Rallies to mark the death of Michael Brown a year ago were peaceful, but the presence of an armed group called the Oath Keepers added to the tension.
How public swimming pools show you the heart of a town
Since 1980, more than 260,000 black men have been killed in America. Mitch Landrieu, the mayor of New Orleans, is on a crusade to stop the killing.
More than 50 years later, the Southern Baptist preacher’s words resonate—even outside of America.
More than 50 people were arrested Monday during protests, and St. Louis County declared a state of emergency following overnight unrest.