San Bernardino County, California, uses a survey and mapping tool to connect homeless people with support services.
The National Firefighter Registry seeks to collect detailed information on cancer rates within the profession with the goal of improving research.
Local health departments struggle to treat and prevent the spread of STDs amid ongoing budget cuts.
Four of the top 10 fastest-growing counties are in Texas, according to new population estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau.
Lawmakers in Illinois are debating a residency requirement for all new state employees.
A Florida bill proposes possible jail time or fines for leaving a dog tethered outside in a storm.
Ninety new cases were confirmed last week, bringing the nationwide total to 555, according to federal health officials.
An analysis of driver behavior data found that drivers are growing more distracted by their devices.
A data mobility company released an open-data initiative that maps the physical features of curbs in six cities, with the goal of reducing congestion and improving accessibility.
Since 2009, the District of Columbia prioritizes and expedites pothole repairs for six weeks each year.
Austin tops the U.S. News & World Report rankings for the third year in a row.
The bill, awaiting the governor's signature, would prevent non-neutral service providers from using taxpayer money.
Twenty-three percent of Rhode Island's bridges are structurally deficient, while Iowa has 4,675 bridges in the state that should be rehabilitated, according to a new report.
Massachusetts lawmakers approved a bill to outlaw the therapy, which aims to change their sexual orientation, for young people.
Courthouse companion dogs offer emotional support for victims and witnesses in 39 states.
The deficit is particularly bad in high-poverty districts, according to the Economic Policy Institute.
New research finds that low-income taxpayers who receive the earned-income tax credit are more likely to be audited than wealthier Americans.
New research found that most states do not allocate resources according to which school districts need it most.
New research finds that automatic expungement of nonviolent criminal records could be a boon for eligible offenders, but few apply when the process is complicated.
New research from the Rockefeller Institute suggests that banning specific types of weapons is a less effective means of gun control than restricting access for at-risk buyers.
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