Although it seemed like it at times, Obamacare wasn't the only health policy up for debate this year.
Studies suggest they're "too complex" for kids to understand, spurring some police departments to simplify the words they use when arresting them.
The city hopes to involve minority firms in a big way -- but there are major hurdles it must first overcome.
The recount on Thursday confirmed Keisha Lance Bottoms' lead, likely keeping the city's decades-long tradition of black mayors alive. But shifting demographics will change how people lead it.• Where Have All the Black Mayors Gone?
The technology certainly has benefits, but some say they could be outweighed by its drawbacks.
Amid uncertainty about federal tax reform, states are exercising caution with their fiscal 2018 budgets.
The president has emerged as a central issue in races all over the country, underscoring a shift toward partisanship that has intensified since his election.
The state has passed unprecedented regulations to protect borrowers from taking on debt they can't afford to pay back.
After several private companies tried -- and failed -- to deliver on-demand group transit, some cities are now building those services themselves.
Distilleries? Homeless shelters? Museums? There are lots of creative ideas for repurposing old lockups. But finding one that's good for the economy -- and wins approval -- isn't easy.
'Fair chance' employment policies aren't just good for the formerly incarcerated. They're good for everybody.
The way we talk about the issue makes it more difficult to do what needs to be done.
State and local governments still haven't regained many of the jobs they cut, and they're unlikely to anytime soon.• A Tale of Two Recoveries
Last month's election has re-energized Obamacare advocates. Meanwhile in Maine, the matter is being complicated by Gov. Paul LePage, who has vowed not to implement an expansion until lawmakers show how they'll fund it.
The city is eliminating short-term jail sentences for low-level misdemeanors. Other cities will undoubtedly be watching the impact.