An excerpt from Lyz Lenz's God Land.
The roughly 40 million Americans who use food assistance programs are also helping to create jobs.
Areas like Michigan's Alcona County offer a lesson for rural communities across the country that need to find a way to function with an aging population.
While a national debate about whether or not to arm teachers rages on, hundreds of school districts across the country have been allowing staff to carry weapons on school property for years.
The government-administered Lifeline is designed to make the Internet more affordable, but Ajit Pai's FCC has kneecapped the program.
As wolves arrive in California for the first time since the 1920s, ranchers are turning to non-lethal methods to deter the gray wolves, once seen as livestock-killing vermin.
With the right policy support, sparsely populated areas of the U.S. may be on the brink of becoming the country's next hub for innovation.
A savvy businessman outmaneuvered community opponents to bring a charter school to a struggling small town. Now he wants to expand to others like it.
Rural school leaders have some of the most complex roles in education—and some of the highest levels of attrition.
Critics say the legislation being put forth in Michigan will unfairly benefit rural white communities over the more urban black areas—but is that true?
A conversation with Jasmine Heiss from the Vera Institute of Justice about a recent poll that uncovers American's souring sentiment toward incarceration policy.
The T-Mobile settlement is a stark reminder that waiting for private industry to make the investment is a losing proposition.
Report for America offers young journalists valuable job training experience—by placing them in talent-starved newsrooms.
Small communities across America don't cope well with water shortages, but one group from UCLA has created something to fix that.
Remote treatment options make addiction care more accessible, but it's no panacea for the opioid epidemic.
A new study shows that more than half of the country's rural counties now don't have hospitals with obstetric services. And women of color are being hit the hardest.
What might it look like to have governance structures that fuel understanding with rural communities on a larger scale?