A ballot measure in Seattle is asking voters to make it one of a handful of cities that uses public funds to pay for city council races.
On the first day of the shutdown, some state unemployment offices received an unusually high number of applications from federal employees.
Ride-sharing services and the uncertainty about how or whether to regulate them like taxi cabs illustrate a world where “ownership” is a rapidly changing concept.
Several high-profile government officials were killed this year. Standing in the public light has always had its risks, but they’re higher than ever as tracking an official’s whereabouts can be as simple as following their Twitter feed.