Janelle Jones is the first Black woman to serve as chief economist at the Labor Department. She says helping marginalized groups boosts the entire economy.
Weeks after the mass shooting in Boulder, Colo., the push for a statewide ban on assault-style weapons is losing steam, even among prominent Democrats who say it is the wrong strategy.
April 10 marks the 50th anniversary of when U.S. table tennis players first visited China in a diplomatic breakthrough. But today, the political winds have shifted — in both countries.
Stewart Rhodes founded the militia in 2009. Now it's one of the largest extremist anti-government groups in the country, and a focus of the investigation into the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.
Advocates face steep odds getting a new ban through Congress. If they can succeed, they hope to avoid a repeat of past mistakes that left the original law open to loopholes.
Lawmakers worked in their districts over the last two weeks but the Capitol was marred by another deadly attack on April 2, reigniting the debate over security and the need for fencing on the campus.
The investigation follows a series of allegations against the Florida congressman, including illegal drug use and sexual misconduct.
Friday's announcement comes amid a debate over the composition of the nine-member court that now has a 6-3 conservative majority.
Amazon avoided the prospect of a first unionized warehouse in America, where it's now the second-largest private employer. The vote in Alabama had prompted new interest in unions across the country.
The president's budget blueprint would increase spending on an array of domestic programs aimed at reducing poverty and fighting climate change, while keeping defense spending relatively flat.
Gov. Brian Kemp says while the creation of COVID-19 vaccines is a scientific miracle, he does not support mandatory vaccination passports. But officials at Emory University say being vaccinated before you can travel is not a new idea.
Millions of Americans have been helped by substance abuse recovery programs, but there’s a little-known side industry to recovery that some say has taken advantage of people trying overcome addiction. Sober living homes, sometimes called halfway houses, are not regulated in Georgia, but they are potentially very profitable. GPB’s Ellen Eldridge reports on a recently passed bill aimed at gaining some control over the programs.
The Biden administration isn't sold on the idea that hot spots should get more doses, despite growing calls from local leaders. Instead, states get a weekly supply based on their populations.
Brad Raffensperger defended the security of his state's election against former President Donald Trump's claims of fraud. Now the official backs a new law promising election integrity.
A global trade dispute threatens green energy jobs in the politically crucial state of Georgia. The president's decision on how it's resolved could affect a key piece of his infrastructure agenda.