The challenges that the nation's capital faces to provide accessible and affordable transportation for people with disabilities reflect a nationwide struggle to live up to the ADA's promise.
The region's coastal marshes are disappearing, making it even more vulnerable to storms like Katrina. Municipalities want to make the state’s biggest industry pay for the damage.
Some states are looking to prevent more derailments and spills, but the freight industry doesn't want more regulation.
Not that long ago, we hardly ever used or even knew the term. What changed?