Driving remains the predominant form of commuting. But for the first time, the next most common is working from home.
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The FCC will vote on an order next week that would invalidate many local and potentially some state agreements with internet companies.
Republicans, by comparison, saw 22 percent more people vote this season than in the 2014 midterms.
Babies die at higher rates in the U.S. than in poorer countries like Cuba and Poland.
Three states could restrict or preemptively criminalize abortion at a time when there is uncertainty over the future of Roe v. Wade.
The latest from Florence, plus recent coverage on how states and cities across the country are planning for the next big storm.
They’re a tempting alternative to raising taxes, but their long-term costs far outweigh the revenue they bring in.
The job of a firefighter has changed almost beyond recognition. That, combined with lagging pay and personnel problems, is making it difficult to recruit enough of them.
The trial to impeach the entire West Virginia Supreme Court starts this week. It's just one example of a growing trend among unhappy lawmakers.
Advocates say the Federal Transit Administration is sitting on nearly $1.8 billion that’s supposed to help build light rail lines, streetcars and subway improvements. Delaying these projects, they argue, could increase costs for local transit agencies.
The annual National League of Cities report signals potentially more challenging times ahead for many localities.
Rather than going after voters in the middle, both the Democratic and Republican nominees are playing to their base.
Their purchasing pledge is a small but symbolic step toward reducing greenhouse gases.