What if everyone got a paycheck that they didn't work for? It's called universal basic income, and with the help of tech entrepreneurs, Stockton, Calif., is the latest city to test it.
Instead of making low-income kids travel for meals when school is out, Minneapolis is bringing the food to them.
The loss of jobs and the opioid epidemic are two of the biggest reasons.
Most states don't know how much they spend on extreme weather events.
In the 10 states holding races, only one looks competitive.
Charlotte, N.C., is using the sporting event as an opportunity to close the investment gaps between businesses owned by white women and people of color.
More people are casting primary ballots than four years ago. But that year, turnout was the lowest since World War II.
Flashing police cameras may make neighborhoods feel ominous, but they serve a purpose.
Doing more to help fund urban needs is good for their workers and their profitability. Some communities are insisting that they step up.
Voters will weigh in this fall on voter registration, campaign finance and redistricting.
Mayor Acquanetta Warren credits her father for her big dreams. "You've been to the moon," he used to say. There was some truth to that.
Spending is up on airports but down or flat for schools, highways and prisons.
It's cheaper, legal and kills more people than opioids. But public officials are much more united in the fight against drugs than alcohol.
States across the country are struggling to staff their prisons and jails. The shortages are costing them in overtime -- and lives lost when inmates riot against conditions likely worsened by overworked guards.
Thanks in large part to a steady economy, states are finishing 2018 better than they expected.