The number of drug-related charges filed against women has soared, leading to overcrowded jails and hundreds of pregnant detainees. Some women tend to their children in dismal conditions, sometimes handcuffed to their hospital beds. Others surrender the child to family.
Native Americans desperately want to protect Oak Flat, a sacred site near Phoenix, from a mining operation. On Tuesday, a House Natural Resources subcommittee will hold a hearing on the future of the land, which sits on one of the largest untapped copper deposits in North America.
Montgomery, Loudoun and Prince William counties have welcomed billions of dollars in investments, but the industries have not added anywhere near enough jobs to offset the losses in the hard-hit hospitality, retail and service sectors.
There are critical distinctions that make some investment options safer than others. While esports may continue to ascend in popularity and visibility, it remains a high-risk investment with numerous questions yet to be answered.