In the term that starts Oct. 2, the justices will hear cases that could drastically alter the country's political, financial and social landscape.
The tax system isn't set up to help low-income people as much if they don't have children. There's a push in Congress and the states to change that.
Public officials and reporters alike adopt the myth that bigger is better. That’s not always the case.
While Texas and Florida recover from hurricanes, other communities are looking at what they can do to prepare for flooding and other disasters. We talked to an expert in disaster planning to get her advice.
Stricter rules and penalties for protesting are being considered in nearly half the states.
It's called blockchain. Some say it will have a bigger impact than the internet.
Hoping to wring more profits out of moviegoers, theaters are asking cities for permission to serve alcohol. Despite some strong pushback, they're mostly getting their way.
Although many governors oppose the latest repeal bill, it has some of what they've asked for.
Amount of time HealthCare.gov will be shut down on every Sunday but one during open enrollment for maintenance. Critics have accused the Trump administration of intentionally making it harder for the Affordable Care Act to succeed by also shortening the enrollment period and cutting funding for advertising and navigators, people who help others buy ACA insurance.
Bots and cognitive systems can automate repetitive, routine tasks, freeing humans for more creative work.
Technology, declining ridership and changing demographics have spurred cities across the country to redesign bus systems that are more convenient. It's no easy task.
A new report documents what environmental advocates say has been happening for decades: The federal government fails to protect Americans from potentially cancer-causing chemicals. And they have little hope that will change anytime soon.
The city went almost a decade without a single corruption scandal. What's its secret?
A hint: In states, it all starts with the top of the ticket.