Though less far-reaching, a handful of state limit speech about homosexuality in the classroom.
The bill reinstates oversight lost when the Supreme Court struck down a key part of the decades-old Voting Rights Act in June.
The Mississippi state legislature kicks off its three-month session on Tuesday, with a contentious Senate primary looming.
The $1.2 billion payout to black farmers pushed up income growth in the Magnolia state.
Under pressure from conservative activists, Republican governors are revisiting Common Core standards.
New state-by-state rankings look at health in America across a number of measures.
Jeramey Anderson celebrates his 22nd birthday on Friday by being sworn into office.
The state is inching closer to implementing its controversial photo ID voting requirements.
Since 1986, income insecurity has worsened in virtually every state, according to a new measure.
Funding provided by the stimulus bill in 2009 runs out on Friday, and poor families will see benefit cuts.