Before the shooting Wednesday, some families who moved to the Florida suburb looking for safe neighborhoods and top-notch schools considered it “paradise.”
Citing inefficiencies, North Carolina is considering breaking up its countywide school districts. Critics see this as opening the door to resegregation.
It's not just implicit racial bias. According to a new study, state policies are also a determinant factor in police shootings that disproportionately target African Americans.
The president’s approval rating stands at a record low, but the geography of opinion reflects pre-existing cultural, educational, and economic divides.
New maps show that local sanctuary policies may have actually affected how many immigrants the Trump administration was able to arrest.
The GOP-led Congress just paved the way for a novel public-private partnership model. But it's not the usual Trump-era legislation.
According to a new study, economic despair is not the primary factor driving abuse of opioids.
The White House’s 2019 proposal is even harsher than the last one.
University of Manchester researchers argue that the movement to make cities more livable for older residents must expand its work on inequality.
Low-income Americans are more likely to live in housing that wastes energy, which saddles them with disproportionately high energy costs.
A landmark study from 1842 found that even low-income country dwellers in the U.K. lived longer than their more-affluent urban neighbors; 175 years later, the story hasn’t changed much.
Artist Brandon Breaux had a revelation: He didn’t have to leave Chicago’s South Side to do something extraordinary.
The city of Berkeley is planning on developing its own cryptocurrency, to fill affordable housing funding gaps left by the federal government.
Trump slapped tariffs on imported solar panels at a time when African Americans were seeing unique job growth in the industry.
A new legal analysis finds that all 50 states have language on the books that can be used to prevent violence by armed white supremacists and private militias.
More than 65 million people are living in a state of displacement, the highest level in human history. Only a small fraction are successfully resettled into permanent homes. Is there a digital fix for this very human crisis?
A new case delivers on the government’s promise to treat bad landlords “like drug dealers.”
Pittsburgh’s mayor talks about the city becoming the capital of autonomous vehicles and the challenge of including everyone in its renewal.
Amid growing fears of an underfunded and “sabotaged” count in 2020, a group of city leaders appealed to Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross.
A new tool from Trulia shows homebuyers and renters if a property is covered by LGBT nondiscrimination laws at the state, county, and city levels.