The gap between rich and poor is at record levels in the U.S., yet it varies widely among the states. A political scientist explains why.
Fort Sill, a military base in Oklahoma, will soon house 1,400 Central American children, the Trump administration says. It's not the first time the US has used army bases to house refugees.
Republicans have sought to limit Medicaid, and a key component of those efforts is requiring that those who receive Medicaid benefits work. But many already do, and others can't, a scholar explains.
Why are people from some states so much healthier than others? Despite what you may hear, it's not just about genetics or poor choices.
The number of prisons in the US swelled between 1970 and 2000, from 511 to nearly 1,663. Here's the story of why one town in Arkansas welcomed a correction facility.