Mayors wanted to use a portion of $570 million in unspent cash assistance to help their poorest residents pay water bills and buy diapers. The state said no.
A Florida high school senior is spearheading protests planned for Washington, Orlando and beyond on the second anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting.
It just got a lot harder to sue your employer for stiffing you, among other things.
In government, the real change makers aren’t 24-year-old male engineers parachuted in from Silicon Valley, but a diverse range of people who have worked in or around government for years, who are invested in their communities and who simply like intractable problems.
By leveraging the power of the public purse against corporations that pay their top execs outrageously more than their workers, we could help jumpstart a democratic "New Economy."
The mayor of Barcelona has been redefining the smart city to ensure that it serves its citizens, rather than the other way around.
Activists hope the tree-sits will influence the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's review of its pipeline approval process.
Let's take a look at a few recent "Yanny"/"Laurel" tweets from the US Air Force and the Ames Police Department, among others, to find out.
About five decades ago, the core values that make America great began to bring America down.
A law-enforcement official released the documents after finding that additional suspicious transactions did not appear in a government database.
"Star Wars" references. Dorky tweets. Goofy videos. FCC chair Ajit Pai just wants to be one of the tech nerds. But as a master of Beltway maneuvers, he seems to be trying to destroy everything tech nerds believe in.
LGBT teachers are being fired, gay history is not being taught and in Canada, gay-straight alliances are under threat — making life even harder for already isolated LGBT students.
It was an apparent attempt to — wait for it — stave off a "public relations nightmare."
When it comes to redesigning how government functions, most of the common assumptions about innovation don't hold up, write Sara Hudson and Hana Schank in "The Government Fix," a new essay series published in partnership with New America.
All of Michigan, DC and a large chunk of Pennsylvania are part of the area where Border Patrol has expanded search and seizure rights. Here's what it means to live or travel there.
This is in part due to China's recent ban on accepting many varieties of foreign recyclables.
A bold solution to America's soaring drug prices.
Most of the roads in the US use both the imperial and the metric system, but not this road in Arizona.
Novartis would think twice before giving hundreds of thousands of dollars to Vladimir Putin's lawyer. But in Washington, the rules are different.
The government waited more than 60 years to make public a 1936 patent for a cryptograph. Why?
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