The country is at the center of the international scrap recycling universe, and the environmental impacts aren't always pretty.
Community-development corporations aren't just for cities. Their support can jump-start a rural economy, too.
Young professionals see the Texas boom town as a bastion of the traditional American Dream.
It's time to cover the costs of transit investments by capturing the rising value of adjacent land.
The labor market is stratified, if not calcified, by race, with whites seeing much higher wages and lower unemployment than blacks and Hispanics.
"I don't have to work seven days a week here to pay the bills and do what I want to do."
The most successful programs require huge cash investments and federal assistance — tough to come by in these troubled times.
Here are the graphs to prove it.
And they'll all be gone by January.
Big cities may produce the most players, but the smaller ones have much higher efficiency ratings.
But that may change next year.
According to new research, almost 40 percent of adults experience impoverishment by age 60. But while poverty's reach is wide, it isn't necessarily deep.
Critics say the country is wasting money on its new satellite. But funding space research is what birthed the lucrative tech industry in the first place.
Young people in search of a less harried life are a big reason why it's one of the fastest-growing cities in the U.S.
There are deep divisions in one of the world's most powerful global cities.
In the Midwest's "sweet spot," it's easier to stand out.
The new geography of being young in America.
An interactive picture of Americans perpetually on the move.