Prodded by Michelle Obama and other government leaders, Walmart and other major US retailers vowed to build hundreds of stores in food deserts. What happened?
A sociologist spent over a year interviewing black, white and Latino residents of a declining coal town in central Pennsylvania, plumbing the sources of their political disillusionment.
Big oil and gas companies spent far more fighting this ballot initiative than the measure's supporters did.
When people form local networks to take care of resources such as drinking water, they strengthen their communities. Technology can support these efforts and promote learning and innovation.
Landowners told researchers that they lacked the knowledge, time and money to advocate for themselves, their financial interests and their property in negotiations over drilling leases.
Why are they shiny? And how did Pennsylvania become the pretzel capital of the world?
The winner of the special election will only serve for eight months, so what's the big deal?
America's drinking water infrastructure is aging and needs billions of dollars in upgrades. Two extension educators urge consumers to monitor their water and have it tested if they suspect problems.
New data from researchers at Brandeis University suggest that the Jewish vote is important in key Ohio, Pennsylvania and Florida counties.
Three studies find higher rate of health issues for people who live near large or many fracked natural gas well sites.
Higher hospitalization rates near unconventional wells could be linked to environmental and social stressors, such as noise and air pollution.