Cajon Valley in California is doing something that many lower-income districts have postponed: offering in-person instruction.
The share of Americans in poverty in 2019 declined and median incomes were the highest on record, a Census Bureau report showed.
Milton Friedman’s free-market ideas found favor in a free-love era and helped redirect the country toward the right. The aftershocks of his radical arguments are still being felt today.
Six months dark. Thousands of artists out of work. Could this disaster have a surprise ending? Five critics on what must change, onstage and off.
In what may be the world’s most important math puzzle, researchers are trying to figure out how many people in a community must be immune before the coronavirus fades.
Determined to proceed with parties and events this summer, hosts are adding screenings at the door. But such measures are hardly a guarantee of safety, medical experts warn.
Some students were taking classes online, while others couldn’t. So the government scrapped the school year for all. But the move may just make educational inequality worse.
As bike lanes and cafes sprout on streets, marginalized residents wonder when their priorities will get attention.
Over the past two decades, inequality in Latin America had fallen to the lowest point in its recorded history. The pandemic threatens to reverse that. We traveled 1,000 miles across Colombia to document this critical moment.
We want to hear from workers in the United States about their compensation.
In a reflection of how American cities have changed since the 1960s, demonstrations have included many wealthy areas.
Nationwide, poor communities are exposed to much more air pollution than wealthier ones. Scientists are racing to understand what role this may play in Covid-19.