Indiana enjoys humming auto plants. The city of Kokomo, however, shows how economic success can hinge not just on factories but on a ‘people first’ model of growth.
In Atlanta, attorneys for Jessica Colotl argued that the government needed to follow its own guidelines and procedures. Government lawyers say the US has virtually unlimited discretion to deport anyone here illegally.
Innovative activists across Europe and the US are launching experiments to involve people more actively in political life, though with some mixed results.
Huntington’s blend of law enforcement, data analysis, and compassionate care has become a model both in the state and elsewhere.
Mexico City's 90-minute, 10-stop Corruptour reflects a new openness about talking about corruption. It's a first step in addressing a widespread problem.
Former ‘Rubber City’ Akron, Ohio, is among a growing number of Midwest cities trying to write themselves a new high-tech future.
Parents of transgender students, and the teens themselves, say 2017 has brought greater uncertainty than any they've faced in recent years – after recent gains toward equality have been stifled or reversed.
Yugoslavia's breakup a quarter-century ago unleashed wars that killed about 140,000 people and unleashed deep ethnic hostilities. Today, the region’s carefully calibrated path to recovery hangs in the balance.
In Zimbabwe, family planning aid has dramatically reduced maternal and infant mortality. Now, one group is scrambling to make up aid it will lose as the 'Mexico City' policy is reinstated – even though the group doesn't perform abortions in the country.
As California transitions from devastating drought into one of the wettest periods in decades, farmers are seeking new ways to protect their fields from whipsaw weather extremes.
The US Justice Department estimates that 450,000 Americans are stuck in limbo every day, imprisoned before their day in court. Studies have found that it costs more for cities to jail those who can’t afford bail than they accrue in fees.
Run by Bard College and The Care Center in Holyoke, Mass., the free-tuition program takes an education-first approach to ending poverty.
Today, the long awaited divorce talks between Britain and the EU officially began. But while ‘Brexit’ is often framed in terms of anger, the experience in Hull shows that hope is part of the equation too.
Towns like Utica, Ohio, and Goshen, Ind., are beginning to come to terms with a legacy of racism that has largely evaded history books. These 'sundown towns' were places where, black Americans knew, they were not welcome once the sun went down.
The Netherlands is one of Europe's most liberal countries – and home to one of its most ardently anti-Islam politicians, Geert Wilders, who could capture the most seats in March 15 elections.
Peaceful demonstrations that gathered momentum last fall show how far the young democracy has advanced since bloody protests in 1987 helped end military dictatorship. They became a source of inspiration to similar movements, and to Koreans like Joseph Kim.
New polls show that, while support for a travel ban has dropped among most religious faiths, it has grown among Evangelicals – a sign of their cultural evolution and growing bond with the Trump administration.
Fifteen years into his rule, Erdoğan has gradually turned his country away from the secular tradition of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk. He has also moved away from democratic norms, complicating ties with the West.
Despite Trump's claims that the world has not respected the US, many foreigners still value American ideals. But they also see Trump's actions as undermining those values.
Lawrence is seen as a model, both for academic results and the inclusive and pragmatic way it got beyond ideology to get traditional public schools, charters, nonprofits, and families to work together.
As Singapore goes all out to reverse its ultralow fertility rate, many nations facing tough economic and social problems as the ranks of young people dwindle watch closely for lessons.
Trump threatens to undo key parts of Obama's legacy, but there are elements he can never take away.
Hours-long daily blackouts ended suddenly last October after an engineer approached the problem differently – and got the government's backing to solve it.
Conservatives and the Obama administration have long disagreed about the threat of terrorists coming across the Mexico border. Data suggest the threat is not insignificant. Now, the Trump administration is poised to make it a priority.
Historically enemies, minorities and parties like France's National Front are increasingly in sync as the former seek insurance against radical Islam and the latter tries to gain mainstream credibility.
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