September 18, 2018
Since the Pennsylvania report, several other states have launched investigations into the Catholic Church. But in some of them, laws prevent many child victims from seeking legal justice.
August 27, 2018
As the Trump administration plans to weaken environmental rules, a federal court has said that some Obama-era regulations didn't go far enough.
August 23, 2018
There's a small but growing movement among prosecutors to automatically reduce sentences and expunge criminal records from before the drug was legal.
August 13, 2018
In a year with an unprecedented number of female candidates, the debate is being revisited after the federal government weighed in.
August 10, 2018
Republican Gov. Charlie Baker signed a bill that places Massachusetts among a growing number of states making it hard to not be registered.
August 7, 2018
In a test of public support for unions following the Supreme Court's Janus ruling, voters rejected Missouri's right-to-work law on Tuesday.
July 31, 2018
Rhode Island is using new tactics to hold fossil fuel companies responsible for disaster-related infrastructure damage.
July 30, 2018
Public institutions across the country invest in the private prison operators of immigration detention centers and contract directly with the federal immigration enforcement agency.
July 16, 2018
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.