Dollar General, with more than 17,000 stores, is moving into health care. Many rural communities have lost hospitals in recent years.
"The Prison in Twelve Landscapes" director Brett Story on the economic consequences of mass incarceration.
Grundy County, Tennessee, is seeing new cases of COVID-19 every day, but health services are not readily available there.
A new report from the Brookings Institution says counties where the majority of voters supported President-elect Joe Biden are responsible for a much larger share of economic activity than those that supported President Trump.
Rural counties in Mississippi received a $4.6 million grant to connect schools, businesses and public services to the internet.
The ripple effect of recent plant closures is still being assessed.
More than 20% of Americans 65 and older live in rural areas, according to the Census Bureau.
Washington Post reporter Christopher Ingraham once called Red Lake County, Minnesota the "worst place to live in America." Now? He lives there.