What efforts to raise the minimum wage would and wouldn't accomplish.
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.
Yes, the bargain Obama offered Republicans was doomed even before he put it out. But what else is he supposed to do?
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.
Don't be fooled by the 20-week abortion bans. It's really about the other provisions, the ones that would make abortion all but illegal state-by-state.
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.
Amid the city’s deepening financial woes, natives recommit to revitalizing their community.
Will anti-choice groups shut down the nation’s largest telemedicine abortion program?
Is this a good argument for pro-legalization advocates to make?
Fast-food workers walk today, while the AFL-CIO tries to build something bigger.
It's crucial not to conflate consensual and nonconsensual actions together into a single catch-all category of "sex scandals."
North Carolina progressives suffered devastating setbacks during this year’s right-wing legislature. But they're ready to fight back.
The Fed loosened rules to allow banks to buy commodities, driving up everyday prices for consumers. Who the next chair is matters if these kinds of practices are ever to be stopped.