The haunting images of the murder of George Floyd by a police officer have triggered widespread protests and unrest. Will it be enough to change how America, its police force and the black community live together?
In a typical recession, not many older workers lose their jobs. That's not the case this time. They face not only unemployment but the prospect of poverty, with pressures on 401(k)s and other retirement accounts.
By Alan Greenblatt, Senior Staff Writer | June 1, 2020
The city has endorsed a $2 billion plan to wall off the historic downtown from rising seas and surging storms. It is the latest in a growing number of expensive seawalls and barriers being proposed to defend U.S. coastal cities.
By Gilbert M. Gaul, Yale Environment 360 | June 1, 2020
The president wants social media sites to be investigated for political bias. His new executive order is the strongest attack yet on a key free speech protection for online platforms, but it's not the only one.
By Alan Greenblatt, Senior Staff Writer | May 29, 2020
The figure personifies the moral force of our judicial systems and has been represented as blind since the 16th century. But that’s not the case with the Storey County Courthouse, located in Virginia City.
By David Kidd, Photojournalist and Storyteller | May 28, 2020
Without funding to offset plunging revenues and exploding health-care spending, the downturn will be deeper and recovery will take longer. Now is the time for state and local leaders to make their case.
By Raymond Scheppach, former National Governors Association Executive Director | May 28, 2020
Whether it’s a small county or a national stage, Mary Ann Borgeson leads Douglas County, Neb., and the National Association of Counties with compassion and the understanding of the impacts her decisions can make.