Jobs numbers released today show how far we are from having a healthy middle class.
Republican lawmakers and governors in other moderate states might want to watch closely.
Given that consumption of "extreme" pornography does not lead to real-world violence, outlawing it only sends the message that those who enjoy it—including women—are deviant.
Pharmacy robberies have spiked in large part thanks to illegal demand for OxyContin. A look inside the drugmaker's efforts to protect its product and the pharmacists at the front lines.
Defying Pennsylvania law, Montgomery County's register of wills has begun issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Will this bold move help or hurt the cause?
A new study finds that drops in white student achievement often lead to the passage of "teacher quality" bills. Not so much when it comes to dips in black student achievement.
Protesters occupying the Florida Capitol in memory of Trayvon Martin want to change school policies that disproportionately suspend black students and often end in arrest.
North Carolina progressives suffered devastating setbacks during this year’s right-wing legislature. But they're ready to fight back.
GOP lawmakers are trying to turn the South’s most progressive election laws into the nation’s most restrictive. But will they win the battle and lose the war?
Granting citizenship to the children of undocumented immigrants separately makes the case for legalizing their parents more difficult.
While the administration has fiercely condemned persecution of gays and lesbians in Africa, it has stood silent on similar offenses in the former Soviet Union.
His latest column about the traveler website Airbnb mistakes desperation for innovation.
For some young, minority women, the economic downturn has reinforced more traditional living patterns.
Activists are back in court arguing that Pennsylvania's voter ID law still violates the state constitution. Expect to see similar arguments around the country.
Further thoughts on pathology and "black on black" crime.