Flint: US city of blight, flight and poisoned water

Agence France-Presse has launched a weekly series of reporters' blogs taking readers behind the scenes of the 2016 US election for a look at the events and attitudes shaping the White House race.

How should Uber be regulated?

For two days in November, taxi drivers didn't pick up any weary travelers leaving Mineta San Jose Airport. Instead they drove past, honking, and hoping their strike would persuade city leaders to make ride-hailing companies ...

Better data needed to make good immigration policy

As debates rage about the legal status of immigrants, researchers still lack enough data—and enough of the right data—to help policy makers make better, more informed decisions, according to a team of sociologists and ...

LGBT advocacy within companies works

Activism in the workplace surrounding lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) issues is often effective at changing a company's social policies – even before government mandates bring about change, according to a ...

Health insurance a dream for many single moms working part time

(Phys.org) —Single mothers in the U.S. went without health insurance coverage for an average of more than nine months during the country's most recent economic recession, and mothers who were underemployed went without ...

Measures of income should include health insurance, study finds

The value of health insurance should be included in official measures of U.S. income and poverty, because it will help us to better evaluate public policies like Obamacare, according to a new study by a Cornell economist ...

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