In July, Kentucky will become the first state to enforce work and community engagement requirements for some Medicaid recipients. The debate centers on fundamental questions: Does work make you healthier, or do you need to be healthy to work? And is health care a benefit or a right?
The report's authors recommend federal and state governments spend more on early childhood education, push for a $15 minimum wage, and mortgage lending oversight, among other strategies for eradicating systematic racism.
Trail Sisters is an initiative meant to help women and girls feel more comfortable taking hikes. By inviting women to join walks lead by a female ranger the group hopes to dispel fears of being vulnerable in the woods.
The Front Country Foundation organizes skiing and surfing trips for veterans struggling to reintegrate into civilian society. Through the excursions, the foundation aims to cultivate a sense of closeness and solidarity between those who've experienced trauma.
The terminology has quietly been gaining political recognition over the past two years as a number of US states and cities have passed laws allowing workers to use sick days to care for anyone who's like family to them.
For decades, migrants from Yemen have come to the US temporarily to pursue greater economic opportunity. Now, with a massive civil war in the Middle Eastern country, many newcomers are staying – and bringing a sense of cultural pride with them.
Giselle Mörch realized how much the concept of forgiveness had always been an abstraction for her. But now, confronted with the call to forgive in a way she could never have imagined, it has become something more wrenching and tumultuous, she says.
Women dressed in traditional costumes ride motorbikes as they attend celebrations to mark the Gudi Padwa festival, the beginning of the New Year for Maharashtrians, in Mumbai, India on Mar. 18.
Five school shootings so far in 2018 have resulted in serious physical injury or death – including the fatal shooting of 17 students and teachers in Florida.
A small New Hampshire town library offers a model of how others can step in to provide information for communities in 'news deserts.'
For decades, professional black athletes have used their public platform to voice issues of social injustice. NFL players kneeling during the national anthem is the latest iteration of this kind of protest. An AP survey reveals many players have experienced racial profiling firsthand.
This is a story of two men – a lawman and an outlaw – and of promising lives shattered, of families betrayed, and, maybe, just maybe, of redemption. It is a story of a crime as old as the country (cattle rustling) and of a scourge as new as last night’s news (methamphetamine use).
On Tuesday, a group of parenting organizations and advocates sent a letter to Facebook urging it to end its new messaging app for kids. The app allows children under the age of 13 to chat using their parents accounts, but critics worry it exploits young users.
As plans to renovate I-70 continue, federal highway authorities, mindful of past patterns of bulldozing over the concerns of poor and minority communities, call the state transportation department's efforts to consult residents unprecedented. But people in affected neighborhoods have gone to court.
Commuters, directed by navigations apps, were overwhelming a small town in New Jersey near one of the world's busiest bridges. So the town decided to close its streets.