The Brookings Institution finds that suburban America has reached a "tipping point" and is now home to more ethnic minorities, seniors, and lower income households.
May 10, 2010 Huffington Post
The incredible pressures at work three miles below the ocean may prevent capping or relieving the oil gusher in the Gulf of Mexico. If it continues for months or years, the scope of the disaster could be global, warns James Moore.
May 4, 2010 Huffington Post
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood's announcement that federal transportation policy will give parity to bicycling and walking is being criticized by some conservatives and industries dependent on trucking.
Apr 16, 2010 Huffington Post
States and cities across the U.S. are cutting public library funding at a time when people are relying on them more than ever, writes Art Brodsky.
Apr 12, 2010 Huffington Post
"Tea Party" activists are leading a campaign featuring elaborate conspiracy theories urging Americans to defy the federal government by declining to return their 2010 Census form.
Mar 30, 2010 Huffington Post
Les Leopold warns that the recession and budget shortfalls at the state and local level are combining with intense "anti-government" rhetoric to justify the gutting and privatizing of public services.
Mar 26, 2010 Huffington Post
Facing enormous budget shortfalls created in part by the recession, mayors and governors are increasingly turning to the sale of public assets - often to the very Wall Street businesses that helped fuel the crash, writes Donald Cohen.
Feb 25, 2010 Huffington Post
Huffington Post offers a slide show of finalists in the 2010 Michelin Challenge to come up with the electric cars of the future. The radical designs include unicycles, rolling spheres and designs based on flying fish.
Feb 11, 2010 Huffington Post
A controversy has erupted in Brooklyn over bike lanes, which are opposed by members of the Hasidic community on religious grounds [includes video].
Dec 9, 2009 Huffington Post
In the lead-up to the Copenhagen Conference on climate change, 56 newspapers worldwide have jointly published the same, urgent editorial, warning that the developed and developing nations must reach a deal on climate change.
Dec 8, 2009 Huffington Post